Infant-Toddler Court Teams: Supporting Foster Families in the Time of Opioids

Please join the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus and the Baby Caucus for a briefing on “Infant-Toddler Court Teams: Supporting Foster Families in the Time of Opioids”. We welcome Congressional staff, interns, and advocacy groups to engage with the following
speakers for a discussion of how innovations in infant-toddler court teams have addressed increased referrals to the foster care system on American families affected by the opioids epidemic.

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Cosponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2019

Each day more Americans are losing faith that their federal government actually works for them. More than 80% of Americans say they can’t trust Washington to do what’s right for them.  They feel like they their seat at the table has been sold to of corporate
special interests and the wealthy.  The new Democrat Congress has shown our commitment to  delivering real reforms to our political system that will restore a government of, by, and for the people of this great country.  That starts with fixing the way campaigns
are run in this country. We need to break the stranglehold that secret corporate spending has placed over our elections.

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ORIGINAL COSPONSOR: Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act – DUE COB Monday, 5/20

We are reintroducing the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act, which would expedite immigration procedures for the children of aging Filipino World War II veterans who are U.S. citizens to be reunited with their parent. A companion version will be
introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono and Senator Lisa Murkowski in the Senate. This bill was introduced as H.R. 2635 in the last Congress with former Representative Colleen Hanabusa of
Hawai’i as principal sponsor.

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Prevent Discrimination in Auto Insurance – Cosponsor the FAIR RATES Act

Help protect minority drivers from being forced to overpay for car insurance and cosponsor H.R. 2684, the Fair Auto Insurance Ratemaking Reporting to Allow a Transparent Evaluation of Statistics (FAIR RATES) Act.
This bill will require auto insurers to release the data needed to spot discrimination in ratemaking.
It directs the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) to collect and disclose specific data from large automobile insurance providers and submit a comprehensive report to Congress on disparate impact in automobile insurance.

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Sign Letter to Ensure Afghan Women are Included in Peace Negotiations

The dramatic improvement in the lives of Afghan women over the past 18 years has been one of the greatest returns on U.S. investment in Afghanistan. Yet during the February and May talks in Doha between American diplomats and the Taliban, Afghan women were
not represented. This is a serious oversight that threatens these hard-fought gains.

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