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Briefing Invite: Boating Safety and Infrastructure

June 30, 2017

As co-chairs of the Congressional Boating Caucus, we would like to remind you of the following breakfast briefing to learn about boating safety and infrastructure. Please see the invitation below. 

Support H.R. 3134 , The Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act

June 30, 2017

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2017 –a bill that enables graduates to transform their student debt into an opportunity to purchase and own a home.  

Promote Recovery for Babies Born Addicted to Opioids: Cosponsor H.R. 2501

June 30, 2017

We are writing to encourage you to cosponsor HR 2501, the Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies (CRIB) Act, which would recognize “residential pediatric recovery facilities” as a type of provider under the Medicaid program.

Cosponsor the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 (H.R. 3124)

June 30, 2017

We hope you will join us as cosponsors on the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 (H.R. 3124).  This legislation will strengthen efforts to tackle the diabetes epidemic in America, especially among older adults served by Medicare,
who are disproportionately impacted by diabetes and prediabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 11 million seniors have diabetes and half of all seniors over age 65 have prediabetes.

BECOME AN ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF THE CUSTOMER NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT

June 30, 2017

Please join me as a cosponsor of the Customer Non-Discrimination Act. This bill expands the definition of a place of public accommodation under existing law and provides new federal protections prohibiting businesses from discriminating
based on sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Stand Up for Democracy, Autonomy and Human Rights in Hong Kong!

June 30, 2017

I urge you to take a moment today to speak out in support of autonomy, political reform and respect for fundamental human rights in Hong Kong.

Expand Drug Abuse Treatment Opportunities: Cosponsor H.R. 982

June 30, 2017

I am writing to encourage your support of The Reforming and Expanding Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act (H.R. 982), which I have reintroduced to increase access to substance abuse treatment services.

Cosponsor – the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act

June 30, 2017

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2017 –a bill that enables graduates to transform their student debt into an opportunity to purchase and own a home.  

DEADLINE TODAY – COB – Join Bipartisan Letter on Sudan Sanctions

June 30, 2017

            Shortly before leaving office, the Obama Administration put in place by Executive Order a process that allowed for the temporary relief of several sanctions imposed against the genocidal government of Sudan, headed by President Omar al-Bashir. 
That process also left to President Trump the need to make a determination on or around July 12th either to provide permanent sanctions relief, re-impose all sanctions, or postpone a final determination until a later date.