Cosponsor H.R. 3527, Prisoner of War Priority Care Act

Prisoners of War not only answered the call of duty, but they endured unthinkable hardship and made unquestioned sacrifice in service to our country. One way we can recognize their valor is to ensure former POWs are moved to the highest priority slot when
it comes to their care at the VA.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3078, Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Retirement Savings for Family Caregivers

As Americans across the country seek to ensure they have a strong safety net for their retirement, it is important that the federal government provides adequate access to retirement savings vehicles. Under current law, employees aged 50 and older are eligible
to utilize catch-up contributions to make additional deposits to their 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other eligible retirement accounts.

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FISHING FOR COSPONSORS TO STOP MAIL FISHING

Mail fishing, a growing mail theft crime in which thieves “fish” mail out of blue collection boxes, has resulted in many incidents of identity theft and bank fraud. Criminals use a contraption as simple as a string connected to a sticky substance to “fish”
out envelopes from these mailboxes, then open the letters to steal people’s personal information such as bank, credit card, and Social Security numbers. Last year alone, there were 3,000 incidents of mail fishing in New York City. These criminals also engage
in check washing to rewrite the name of the payee and/or the amount. Many of my constituents became victims of bank fraud, some losing thousands of dollars, as a result of having their mail fished.

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Cosponsor the Social Security Administration Accountability Act of 2019

Over the past few decades, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated or closed over 120 field offices –

a 10 percent reduction – without providing local communities or Congress sufficient notification or justification. Consequently, communities already suffering from long wait times and backlogs are now left with little or no access to services.

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BECOME AN ORIGINAL COSPONSOR TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION IN AUTO INSURANCE

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Prohibit Auto Insurance Discrimination Act of 2019. This legislation would prohibit automobile insurance companies from using education, occupation, employment status, credit scores, previous
insurer information, zip codes, census tracts, or home ownership status in insurance rating or underwriting decisions.

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BECOME AN ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF THE FEDERAL JOBS GUARANTEE DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2019

Despite the low official unemployment rate, 5.8 million Americans who want work cannot find jobs. Meanwhile, nearly 4.7
million Americans who want full-time work can only find part-time jobs. Many Americans feel discouraged that they are unable to find a well-paying job, and so they work multiple jobs to make ends meet or accept being underemployed with no benefits
– this needs to change. With these things in mind, we invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act of 2019.

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Protect Against Paraquat Act of 2019 – Original Co-sponsorship Opportunity

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Protect Against Paraquat Act of 2019. Paraquat is a highly toxic herbicide that’s already banned in over 30 other countries; chronic exposure leads to neurodegradation, heart failure, kidney failure,
liver failure, and lung scarring. Acute exposure leads to almost certain death with no antidote. The purpose of this act is to guard the safety of our communities and eliminate the use of paraquat in the U.S. By switching to less toxic herbicides, we can ensure
the safety of our agricultural workers.

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