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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.

Cosponsor H.R. 712, the Bipartisan VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act

December 16, 2019

According to an Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America survey, 83 percent of their membership agree that cannabis should be legal for medical purposes while 90 percent support medical cannabis research. Therefore, medical research into the safety and efficacy
of cannabis usage for medical purposes is timely, necessary, and widely supported by the veteran community. 

Help Children Thrive

December 16, 2019

Please join me in supporting H.R. 4864, the Global Child Thrive Act, to build on efforts to advance early childhood development internationally.

Join as an Original Cosponsor to the Congress Commission Act

December 16, 2019

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Congress Commission Act, which would establish a commission to analyze the current size of the House of Representatives, examine alternatives to the current method by which Members are elected, and
study the harmful effects gerrymandering has had on our democracy.