STAND UP FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN HUNGARY

Please join me in calling on Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to immediately recertify the Central European University (CEU) to allow it to continue operating its campus in Budapest.  CEU is a New York based institution, where it operates programs out
of Bard College and has bipartisan support.  Its campus in Budapest, Hungary serves over 1,500 graduate and doctoral students who matriculate from across Central Europe to obtain a world class American education. Presently, the Orban government is refusing
to recertify CEU in a transparently political attempt to suppress opposing viewpoints and academic freedom, which will result in the university being driven from

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Cosponsor the Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act to Support Workplace Protections for Domestic Violence Victims

One in four women and one in nine men have suffered physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner, which has a devastating impact on a survivor’s physical and emotional health. Often forgotten when we talk about victims of intimate partner violence,
sexual assault, stalking, and revenge pornography, is the severe economic impact this abuse can have on victims. It can cost victims their jobs, their homes, their health, and their insurance – and, in cases of domestic violence, reinforce their dependency
on their abusers as a result. Abusers often use economic necessities like rent, health care, and child care to exert control over their victims. And victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and revenge pornography often find that abuse
and threats follow them from home into the workplace – each year, they lose nearly eight million days of paid work—the equivalent of more than 32,000 full-time jobs.

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Improve Emergency Alerts

I invite you to join me in improving the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA) by cosponsoring H.R. 6427, the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution
Improvement (READI) Act.

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STAND UP FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN HUNGARY

Please join me in calling on Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to immediately recertify the Central European University (CEU) to allow it to continue operating its campus in Budapest.  CEU is a New York based institution, where it operates programs out
of Bard College and has bipartisan support.  Its campus in Budapest, Hungary serves over 1,500 graduate and doctoral students who matriculate from across Central Europe to obtain a world class American education. Presently, the Orban government is refusing
to recertify CEU in a transparently political attempt to suppress opposing viewpoints and academic freedom, which will result in the university being driven from

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Cosponsor the Volunteer Driver Tax Appreciation Act

Please join us in cosponsoring the Volunteer Driver Tax Appreciation Act (H.R. 5662), an important piece of legislation that would boost the reimbursement rate for charitable drivers from the current 14 cents per mile to the standard business mileage rate
of 54.5 cents per mile. The rate for charitable mileage has been left untouched since 1998, even as the rates for business and medical mileage have been updated yearly.

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Protect Vulnerable Americans – Prevent Overuse of Antibiotic Medication in Nursing Homes

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges of our time. Each year in the U.S., at least 2 million people get an antibiotic-resistant infection, and at least 23,000 people die.
Encouraging the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical to reduce adverse health effects, prevent the emergence of resistance, and optimize the effectiveness of treatments.  

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