Cosponsor Rail Safety Week Resolution

Please join us as a cosponsor of a resolution to designate the week of September 23-29, 2018 as Rail Safety Week.

According to data from the Federal Railroad Administration, there were 821 rail-related fatalities and 8,697 rail-related injuries in the United States in 2017. Many of these accidents could have been easily preventable with the proper intervention to educate
pedestrians and motorists on the dangers of rail trespassing and the need for care when navigating highway-grade rail crossings. The use of headphones, distraction by cell phones, and use of alcohol or drugs are thought to play a role in many rail trespassing
fatalities, which is the leading cause of all rail-related fatalities.

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Set the Minimum Refugee Admissions Cap at 110,000. Become an Original Cosponsor

In the midst of the worst global refugee crisis in history, last week Secretary Pompeo announced a record low refugee cap of 30,000 refugee admissions for Fiscal Year 2019. This announcement effectively slams the door on thousands of refugees. It represents
an abandonment of American values and continues this administration’s retreat from global leadership. 

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Invitation: Unmanned Technology Fair

The House Unmanned Systems Caucus is hosting, in collaboration with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the 2018 Science & Technology Fair. It will take place on Wednesday, September 26th in the Rayburn Foyer from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

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COSPONSOR BIPARTISAN BILL TO FIGHT INFANT AND CHILD DEATHS

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, which would improve the health of infants and children by strengthening efforts to better understand infant deaths and facilitating data collection to improve
prevention efforts.   

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Original Co-Sponsor Request – Deadline 9/26 at 12pm – National Destroyer Recognition Month Resolution

Ever since the USS Bainbridge was placed in full commission as the first U.S. torpedo boat destroyer in 1903, destroyers have played an integral role in U.S. naval operations. It is important for Congress to recognize the contributions of these ships and
the Sailors who serve aboard them. I invite you to cosponsor H. Res. ____, Expressing support for designation of the month of August as “National Destroyer Recognition Month”.

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