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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

Help Students Develop Healthy Eating Habits!

January 31, 2020

Investments to improve access to nutritious meals need to be paired with investments in nutrition education to make sure students develop healthy eating habits. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) study found that the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
did not have an adequate structure to deliver nutrition education, disseminate nutrition education materials or to coordinate across State health and nutrition programs.

Support critical investments in water infrastructure by cosponsoring the PIPE Act

January 31, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsor: Rep. Antonio Delgado Cosponsors: Reps. Alcee Hastings, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Harley Rouda, Jesús “Chuy” García, Matt Cartwright, Steve Cohen, Sheila Jackson Lee & Terri Sewell

Thank President Trump for addressing the March for Life

January 31, 2020

Please join me in thanking President Trump for addressing the recent March for Life on the National Mall.  Please contact Alan Feyerherm of my staff at
alan.feyerherm@mail.house.gov or 5-4806 If you would like to sign the letter.  The deadline is COB Tuesday, February 4th.