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Oppose Yucca Mountain, Oppose H.R. 3053

September 29, 2017

As members of the Nevada delegation, we strongly urge you to oppose this reckless, controversial bill as it blatantly ignores the concerns of Nevadans who do not wish to see the federal government turn our state into a dumping ground for nuclear waste from
other states. It also threatens the health and safety of Americans from 329 congressional districts across the country, located in 44 states and D.C., where the radioactive waste will be forced to travel through by train or highway.

DEADLINE EXTENDED—-Become an Original Cosponsor for the Hate Crimes Commission Act of 2017

September 29, 2017

I invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of the Hate Crimes Commission Act of 2017.

Co-Sponsor H.R. 3703: the “No School Bus Drivers with DUIs Act”

September 29, 2017

I invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 3703, the “No School Bus Drivers with DUIs Act” which would prohibit state and local education agencies from hiring school bus drivers who have previously been convicted of a DUI.

Join Us In Supporting Our Students And U.S. Ag

September 29, 2017

Research shows that students who eat school breakfast perform better on standardized tests, behave better in the classroom and have better attendance.  Still, far too many students – especially those living in poverty – arrive at school hungry each day. 

URGE PRESIDENT TRUMP TO BOLSTER U.S. RESPONSE TO REFUGEE CRISIS

September 29, 2017

Please join us in sending a letter to President Trump expressing disappointment in his decision to set the presidential determination for refugee admissions at 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018. The letter urges the President to reconsider his determination and
establish a minimum refugee admission level of 110,000 for Fiscal Year 2018. Additionally, the letter expresses concern about the proposed changes to the resettlement process to require refugees to meet an assimilation standard.

Support Climate Change National Security Strategy Act

September 29, 2017

       As underscored by a variety of national security officials and stakeholders, climate change has become a bipartisan national security priority.

Eliminate for-profit, private immigration detention facilities and end mandatory detention – Cosponsor the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act

September 29, 2017

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act, a bill that would reform the immigration detention system by ending use of private facilities, repealing mandatory detention, and increasing oversight, accountability, and
transparency of the immigration detention system. 

Raise cyber security standards to protect sensitive information – Cosponsor the Data Protection Act

September 29, 2017

The recent Equifax data breach should serve as a wake up call  on enhancing data security.  Over 140 million Americans were impacted by this breach and their sensitive data has now fallen into the wrong hands.  We must raise the bar for companies which store
personally identifiable information. Many companies are good stewards of consumer information, but we have repeatedly seen what happens when some are not.

Cosponsor H. Res. 257, Resolution Condemning Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Hate Crimes

September 29, 2017

The most recent events in Charlottesville have shown the threat that hate crimes pose for citizens across our country.  Violent incidents targeting Jewish, Muslim, African-American, Hindu, Sikh, and all other members of our communities have increased across
the U.S. in the past several years.