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SIGN ON: Letter to encourage HHS to increase access to the adult hepatitis B vaccine

July 31, 2019

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Hepatitis Caucus, we request your support in urging the Department of Health and Human Services to address the need for increased adult hepatitis
B vaccination coverage, which is currently only at 25 percent, and for greater awareness of hepatitis B vaccination among providers and the general public.

Co-Sponsor the 911 Fee Integrity Act

July 31, 2019

Join me in fighting against the diversion of 911 fees.  Many of you may not even realize that on each mobile phone bill, a 911 or enhanced 911 fee is included.  These fees are set and collected by states or localities and were meant for strengthening emergency
services across the state. 

PROTECT THE UNINSURED

July 31, 2019

Congressman Chris Collins invites your boss to co-sponsor the Protect the Uninsured Act, legislation which provides a financial solution for uninsured Americans seeking medical procedures by hospitals. The Protect the Uninsured Act of
2019 amends Title XI of the Social Security Act to require hospitals and critical access hospitals to offer the uninsured individual access to the lowest negotiated price for any service or procedure.

SIGN ON: Letter to encourage HHS to increase access to the adult hepatitis B vaccine

July 31, 2019

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Hepatitis Caucus, we request your support in urging the Department of Health and Human Services to address the need for increased adult hepatitis
B vaccination coverage, which is currently only at 25 percent, and for greater awareness of hepatitis B vaccination among providers and the general public.

Support the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act (H.R. 655)

July 31, 2019

According to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS), 7 in 10 students who graduated from a four-year college in 2016 had student loan debt, which averaged $29,650 per borrower.

CLOSING TODAY: Letter Urging ICE to Protect Transgender Asylum Seekers

July 31, 2019

We invite you to sign onto our letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan concerning the mistreatment of transgender asylum-seekers.

Fill the Cyber Skills Gap with Apprenticeships: Cosponsor the Cyber Ready Workforce Act (H.R. 2721)

July 31, 2019

According to CyberSeek, an interactive cybersecurity jobs heat map funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the cybersecurity field has a severe shortage in talent, with
over 300,000 job openings currently.

Demand an End to Global Religious Persecution – Co-sponsor H.Res. 512

July 31, 2019

As the Department of State recently concluded its second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, please join us in upholding the freedom of religious worship and freedom of expression by cosponsoring H.Res. 512, which calls for an end to all anti-blasphemy,
apostasy, and heresy laws around the world.

Cosponsor the Wildlife Veterinarians Employment and Training Act of 2019

July 31, 2019

I respectfully ask for your support of the Wildlife Veterinarians Employment and Training Act (Wildlife VET Act). 
This bill would provide incentives for students to pursue wildlife and zoological medicine and increases the number of positions available at wildlife and zoological facilities.

Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706)

July 31, 2019

I write to request your support for the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706), which would provide Small Business Administration’s (SBA) grants to state and local communities to eliminate bureaucratic barriers and streamline the licensing and permitting process
for starting a new business.