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Co-sponsor the CENSUS Resources Act

December 16, 2019

The 2020 Census is expected to total over $15.6 billion in federal spending. However, federal dollars are not the only resources supporting census efficiency and accuracy.

SAVE BLACK AND HISPANIC LGBTQ KIDS FROM ABUSE & NEGLECT

December 16, 2019

Research shows that Black and Hispanic LGBTQ youth entering the juvenile justice system have higher rates of child abuse, neglect, family conflict, and homelessness as other youth. Since they still depend on their families to meet their material needs, abuse
and neglect can leave Black and Hispanic LGBTQ youth emotionally and physically vulnerable, particularly if they find themselves contemplating living on the streets with nowhere to turn for support.

LAST CALL! Be an Original Cosponsor of the CAA Enhancement Act to Combat Harassment and Discrimination in Congress!

December 16, 2019

Last year, Congress took a bold step toward fixing Congress’ broken workplace harassment and discrimination system by passing the Congressional Accountability Act (CAA) of 1995 Reform Act. Members came together across party lines to reform our antiquated
system, ensure a safe and dignified workplace for Congressional employees, and hold Members, not taxpayers, accountable for their actions.

Cosponsor H.R. 4022 – The Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2019

December 16, 2019

I invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 4022, the Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2019.

Cosponsor H.R. 3192, the Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act

December 16, 2019

Please join us in support of H.R. 3192, the bipartisan Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act, which aims to raise college students’ awareness of existing suicide prevention resources.

Support extension and redesignation of TPS for Somalis

December 16, 2019

In a few short months, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 500 Somalis will be due to expire. Although Somalia has made extraordinary progress in the last decade, conditions in the country are still much too dangerous for people to be forced
to return. If TPS is allowed to expire, it will be potentially life-threatening for the people sent back to Somalia.

Cosponsor H.R. 5045, the Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act

December 16, 2019

Please join me in support of the Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act. Veterans with dependent children and who require training or vocational rehabilitation services can encounter difficulties accessing these resources due to a lack of child care.
My bill addresses that potential barrier. Senator Duckworth introduced identical legislation.

Cosponsor the RARE Act, endorsed by 140 patient groups!

December 16, 2019

Please join Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-R-8) and I and become a cosponsor of the
Rare diseases Advancement, Research, and Education (RARE) Act (H.R. 4228) in the 116th Congress. This bipartisan bill will expand the ability of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)
to study rare diseases by improving treatment, research, and diagnostics of rare diseases through new and existing programs. This legislation has been endorsed by 140 patient groups.