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Cosponsor the PRIDE Act of 2017

May 31, 2017

We can all agree that supporting and improving police and public safety is important. Increasing law enforcement transparency and improving police and public safety have enjoyed bipartisanship and common-sense solutions, which is essential to making a positive
difference in our communities.

BRIEFING: The latest in migraine research and prevention!

May 31, 2017

Did you know about 12 percent of the U.S. population experience migraine? This disabling condition occurs in both children and adults, but affects adult women three times more often than men, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders
and Stroke (NINDS).

Help Secure Our Airports and Reduce Long TSA Lines (v. 2)

May 31, 2017

In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, which created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Under the legislation, the TSA assumed responsibility for aviation security,
including security screening for airline passengers and their baggage.

H.R. 1861, the Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act

May 31, 2017

Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby was an extraordinary individual and a sports legend that broke through racial barriers by becoming the first African American to play professional baseball in the American League. Upon his honorable discharge from the United
States Navy in 1946, Larry Doby played baseball in the Negro League for the Newark Eagles. In 1947, his contract was purchased by the Cleveland Indians where he began his illustrious 13 year career in the American League. After appearing in 1,533 games and
batting .283, with 253 home runs and 969 runs batted in, and being voted to seven All-Star teams, Larry Doby was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.

H.R. 761 The Pension and Budget Integrity Act

May 31, 2017

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of H.R. 761, The Pension and Budget Integrity Act. This legislation will eliminate a Washington-created budget gimmick and protect employees and employers.

MedTech Caucus Briefing on Solutions for Addressing Heart Failure

May 31, 2017

Heart failure and coronary artery disease are the number one cause of death in the United States, causing one out of every three deaths, or nearly 900,000 deaths each year. This epidemic is staggering and growing quickly, with 5.7 million Americans currently
affected and expected growth of 46 percent by the year 2030. As the epidemic continues to grow, it is critical that we stay informed about the advancements in technology on this issue.

Help Protect the Eastern Gulf of Mexico from Devastating Oil Spills (v. 2)

May 31, 2017

Please join us in cosponsoring the bipartisan Marine Oil Spill Prevention Act
(H.R. 2261). This important bill extends the current ban on oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and strengthens the federal government’s ability to prevent and respond to future oil spills.