Fight the Opioid Epidemic

We have seen the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic firsthand in communities throughout our districts. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2017 an estimated 1.7 million Americans were fighting opioid addiction. Unfortunately,
abuse of these drugs often begins with a legal prescription. According to CRS, nearly all prescription drugs involved in overdoses are originally prescribed by a physician.

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Support Family-Friendly Policies for Federal Workers in NDAA Conference

Please consider signing this letter to House Armed Services Committee leadership urging them to keep 12 weeks paid family leave for federal employees in the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act when it goes to conference later this summer. The House-passed
NDAA included H.R. 1534, the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act which would provide 12 weeks of paid leave to federal employees in the event of the birth, fostering, or adoption of a child, an ill spouse, child or parent, a relative with a serious medical condition
or a circumstance related to a service member being deployed on active duty service. 

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Cosponsor H.R. 3509: the LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the
LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act, a bill that would improve our Federal population surveys by requiring the collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation and gender identity in certain federal surveys, including the Census.

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HEMP FOR VICTORY ACT of 2019; HR3652

Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, there has been a growing interest to capitalize on hemp cultivation across the United States. As a commercial, industrial, and medicinal/therapeutic product,
the potential for hemp to become a major U.S. commodity already is evident given continued expansion of hemp cultivation in states and their businesses.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Pro-Life Resolution Honoring the 35th Anniversary of the Mexico City Policy

Sending Office: Honorable Andy Biggs Sent By: Jeffrey.Kuckuck@mail.house.gov ENDORSED BY: SBA LIST, NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE COMMITTEE, MARCH FOR LIFE, FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL CLOSING TO ORIGINAL COSPONSORS AT 6:00 PM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12 Current Original Cosponsors: Ralph Abraham, Robert Aderholt, Kelly Armstrong, Jody Arrington, Brian Babin, Jim Banks, Mike Bost, Kevin Brady, Mo Brooks, Ken Buck, […]

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Join the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus

We invite you to become a member of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC).  It is estimated that one in four American adults is living with a disability, and most Americans will experience a disability at some point during their lives, either personally
or within their families.  Disabilities affect constituents in every district, state and territory in the country
and touch the lives of individuals and families regardless of ethnicity, religion, income, age or geographic location. 

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