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Make College More Affordable and Support Working and Non-Traditional Students by Cosponsoring the Strengthening Financial Aid for Students Act

January 31, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, Don Young, Jeff Van Drew, Brian Fitzpatrick Cosponsors: Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sean Casten, Joe Morelle, Debbie Dingell, André Carson, Cindy Axne, Sheila Jackson Lee & Brenda Lawrence Endorsed by: National Education Association, American Federation of Teachers, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Cosponsor the Neighbors Not Enemies Act

January 31, 2020

Please join me in cosponsoring the Neighbors Not Enemies Act which would repeal the Alien Enemies Act.

Oppose Rollback of School Meal Nutrition Standards

January 31, 2020

Last Friday, Secretary Perdue proposed a rule to roll back the nutrition standards in school lunches. In 2010, Congress authorized child nutrition programs with the bipartisan
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. For the first time, these standards included evidence-based standards for the nutritional quality of school meals. They paved the way for students to get more fruits and vegetables in their school lunch while
also limiting sugar, fat, and sodium. These historic standards were based on the simple premise that nutrition is a vital foundation of successful learning.

Sign-On to Comment Letter Opposing EEOC Proposed Rule Against Federal Workers’ Rights to Representation

January 31, 2020

Please join me in opposing a recently proposed rule by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that would make it more difficult for federal workers to obtain effective representation if they need to go through the employment
discrimination complaint process. 

Support Endometrial Cancer Research & Awareness

January 31, 2020

I urge you to join me in re-introducing the Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer, and the 4th most common cancer among women, after breast, lung, and colon cancers. It is a
cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium), which mainly affects postmenopausal women, with the most women diagnosed between ages 55 and 64.

Recognize women’s cardiovascular health as a critical health care priority

January 31, 2020

We invite you to join us as a cosponsor of H. Res. 643, to recognize women’s cardiovascular health as a critical health care priority.

Support Investment in Rural Communities: Become a Cosponsor of the Rebuild Rural America Act

January 31, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, Cheri Bustos, Abigail Spanberger & Angie Craig Cosponsors: Derek Kilmer, Jared Huffman, Peter Welch, Matt Cartwright & Abby Finkenauer Endorsed by: Center on Rural Innovation, Fahe, Family Farm Action, Farm Credit Council, Housing Assistance Council, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, National Association of Counties, National Farmers Union, New England Farmers […]

Support the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2019 (H.R. 3550)

January 31, 2020

I write to request your co-sponsorship of my bill, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2019 (H.R. 3550), which expands and extends the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) for hiring qualified veterans. Without action, the tax credit is current set to expire on
December 31, 2020.

Teacher Health & Wellness Act, H.R. 4221 – Seeking Cosponsors!

January 31, 2020

High levels of stress are adversely affecting teachers’ health. According to a 2014 Gallup survey, 46 percent of teachers experience high daily stress during the school year. This percentage is tied for the highest rate of high daily stress among occupations.
Stress affects the physical health of teachers which compromises teaching performance and negatively impacts student well-being. Elementary school teachers who have greater stress and show more symptoms of depression create classroom environments that are
less conducive to learning.

Support Tick-borne Illness Research: Cosponsor the Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act

January 31, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, Christopher Smith, Collin Peterson & Lee Zeldin Cosponsors: Seth Moulton, Adriano Espaillat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Brian Fitzpatrick, Max Rose, Tom Malinowski, André Carson, Chris Pappas, Elise Stefanik, Glenn “GT” Thompson, Chellie Pingree, Peter King, Sheila Jackson Lee, Sean Patrick Maloney, French Hill, Josh Harder, Filemon Vela, Tom Suozzi, Jared Golden, Rodney Davis, Jennifer Wexton & Joe Neguse