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Invest in Women’s Health

May 31, 2019

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act. Jeanette Acosta was a former Congressional staffer and White House intern who lost her battle with cervical cancer. A resident of my district, Jeanette
was a fierce advocate, and her story illustrates the importance of preventive women’s health screenings.

Take a Stand for Media Diversity

May 31, 2019

Please join Congressmen John Garamendi (CA-03) and Austin Scott (GA-08) in supporting H.R. 2617, the bipartisan Occupational and Environmental Transparency Health (OATH) Act. 

Become an Original Cosponsor of the No Shame at School Act!

May 31, 2019

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) unveiled a proposal that would harm families residing in public and federally-subsidized housing. Specifically, the proposal would disenfranchise families
whose members have varying immigration statuses and receive housing assistance. This proposed change to Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980 will be especially destructive to currently eligible low-income families in my district
and around the country.

Sign Letter to CMS on CAR T-Cell Therapy Access

May 31, 2019

We urge you to join us in sending a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma regarding the CMS FY2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule – specifically, the Agency’s proposals related to reimbursement for Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR)
T-cell therapies.

Support More Affordable Healthcare Options by Cosponsoring the Medicare-X Choice Act

May 31, 2019

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Become a Cosponsor of H.R. 2000, the Medicare-X Choice Act Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, John Larson & Brian Higgins Cosponsors: Reps. Jason Crow, Lori Trahan, Abigail Spanberger, Harley Rouda, Max Rose, Bennie G. Thompson, Matt Cartwright, Ro Khanna, Darren Soto, Elissa Slotkin & Ed Perlmutter

Join the Multicultural Media Caucus

May 31, 2019

We invite you to join the Multicultural Media Caucus, a group of legislators who are dedicated to examining issues of diversity and inclusion in media, telecom, and technology industries. The promotion of a diverse culture in the media, telecom, and technology
industry will ensure that all Americans are included in important national conversations and building great company culture.

Join Bipartisan Letter to DOL and USDA Opposing Plan for Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers

May 31, 2019

In response to
the news that the Trump administration plans to permanently close over a third of Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) program facilities and end the program in its current form, Reps. DeFazio, Newhouse, and Schrader along with Sen. Merkley are leading a
bicameral letter to Secretaries Perdue and Acosta expressing strong opposition and requesting additional information about the plan.

Join the Bi-partisan Congressional Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Awareness Caucus

May 31, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we are writing today to ask that you consider joining the bipartisan Congressional Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Awareness Caucus.  For over ten years, this caucus has been the voice of Congress in promoting
organ and tissue donation and transplantation awareness to encourage every American citizen to consider being an organ donor.

Safe Disposal of Opioids Act – Seeking original cosponsors

May 31, 2019

Millions of Americans misuse prescription drugs each month, with tens of thousands dying every year from causes related to opioid abuse. Many people become addicted to opioids after receiving a prescription to treat pain from an injury or following a surgery.
But approximately one out of every three prescribed medications is unused, and
six in ten patients have leftover pills. It’s not surprising that more than 75 percent of people who become dependent on opioids report they first started with pills they got from a friend or family member.  

Co-Sponsor H.Res.349 Reaffirming U.S.-Japan Alliance

May 31, 2019

Please join me in supporting H.Res.349 to reaffirm the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.