Support a National Infrastructure Bank

The American Society of Civil Engineers released the nation’s most recent infrastructure report card, concluding that the United States must invest $4.69 trillion by 2025 to bring U.S. infrastructure up to a state of good repair. The report card’s D+ rating
demonstrates the immense work we must undertake to repair our roads, bridges, railways, airports, water systems, and more.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act

We invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of bipartisan legislation to close the terror gap in gun background checks, entitled the
“Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act.”  Right now federal law prohibits nine categories of dangerous persons from purchasing or possessing firearms.  Remarkably, persons on the terror watch lists are not among these
prohibited purchasers.

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Press Freedom Event Marking 100 Days Since Death of Jamal Khashoggi

On Thursday, January 10, 2019 we invite you to attend a bipartisan event in the U.S. Capitol marking 100 days since the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. We will be joined by Jamal’s friends and colleagues from the Washington Post and other
media organizations, as well as press freedom advocates. The event will provide an opportunity for Members to show their support for international press freedom and to stand against attacks on journalists and the free press.

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Review harmful Trump trade policies’ effects on 5G cellular services

Please join me in sending a letter to Comptroller General of the United States, Gene Dodaro, requesting that the Government Accountability Office conduct a review of all Trump trade policies including, but not limited to, tariffs that effect the trade in
foundational telecommunications equipment.  At a critical time in the rollout of 5G infrastructure that will enable and empower the next generation of mobile innovation, US smart cities, autonomous vehicles, and a smart power grid, President Trump’s trade
policies with China threaten to eliminate whatever advantage we have in the race to deploy 5G technology nationwide.  His tariffs are raising the cost of the microelectronics that are crucial in the fabrication of 5G infrastructure, raising the costs to consumers
as carriers begin to roll out this technology.

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Become a Co-Sponsor: Closing the Gun Show Loophole

I invite you to become a co-sponsor of a bill that closes the gun show loophole. The United States experiences epidemic levels of gun violence, claiming over 30,000 lives annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention. In addition to those who are killed or injured, there are countless others whose lives are forever changed by the deaths of and injuries to their loved ones. Gun violence touches every segment of our society. It increases the probability of
deaths in incidents of domestic violence, raises the likelihood of fatalities by those who intend to injure others and among those who attempt suicide, and places innocent children and young people at risk.

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Support SNAP Integrity via Able-Bodied Work Requirements

I invite you to co-sign my support letter to Secretary Perdue regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recent notice of proposed rule-making regarding work requirements for able-bodied without dependent (ABAWD) recipients of the Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), RIN 0584-AE57.

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