Support Minority, Women, and Low-Income Banks & Credit Unions

Black banks have long served low- and moderate-income neighborhoods by providing mortgages, opportunities to build credit, and welcoming places to deposit earnings,
but they are now in danger of disappearing.  The New Market Tax Credit (NMTC), a venture capital program intended to attract investment to these lower
income neighborhoods which need it the most, has instead put money in the pockets of a few wealthy developers.  Additionally, the Great Recession hit black banks hard. Creative Investment Research, a firm that monitors minority-owned financial institutions,
found that nearly a quarter have gone out of business, and predicts there will only be seven left in the entire country by 2028 if the status quo does not change.

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Support Team USA and America’s Athletes!

Over the past several decades, the Olympic movement has strayed from its roots. The time is now to take a serious look at the USOPC and if it is fulfilling its mission as outlined by the Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act. As several Congressional and private
investigations revealed, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee officials were more concerned with protecting the Olympics brand and producing medals than athlete’s health and wellbeing. The time is right to take an Olympics wide accounting of the
underlying culture that lead to the multiple sexual abuse scandals plaguing the Olympics community.
A Congressionally mandated Commission will allow experts in sports governance, coaching, child welfare and abuse to address these issues in a timely manner, free from politics.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3509: the LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the
LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act, a bill that would improve our Federal population surveys by requiring the collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation and gender identity in certain federal surveys, including the Census.

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Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Co-sponsor The National Museum of the American Latino Act

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 58 million Latinos, or 18.1 percent of the population, reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach 119
million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the largest
and fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. Yet, Latinos continue to face systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life, including the arts and cultural institutions.

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CALL FOR ORIGINAL COSPONSORS: Pro-Life Resolution Honoring the 35th Anniversary of the Mexico City Policy

Sending Office: Honorable Andy Biggs Sent By: Jeffrey.Kuckuck@mail.house.gov Current Original Cosponsors: Ralph Abraham, Kelly Armstrong, Jody Arrington, Brian Babin, Jim Banks, Mike Bost, Kevin Brady, Mo Brooks, Ken Buck, Ted Budd, Tim Burchett, Steve Chabot, Ben Cline, Michael Cloud, Mike Conaway, Sean Duffy, Jeff Duncan, Ron Estes, Bill Flores, Matt Gaetz, Mike Gallagher, Greg Gianforte, Bob […]

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Join the Bipartisan Congressional History Caucus Today

We invite you to become a member of the Congressional History Caucus, a group of fellow Representatives who share an interest in our nation’s unique history and heritage. We all share daily in the making of our country’s history, and we believe an appreciation
and passion for history crosses party lines and ideological divides. History, as Mark Twain once said: may “not repeat itself, but it often rhymes”.

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Affirm the Vital Importance of Democracy in the United States – Cosponsor H.Res. 513

           The democratic principles set forth in the Constitution laid the groundwork for the global spread of democracy over the last two centuries.  These principles—and the system of government that we have built up around them—have served as a model
for countries around the world.   But citizens are increasingly indifferent to the fact that democracy is the lynchpin of the American way of life.

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Cosponsor the Gold Star Children Act

Please join me in cosponsoring legislation to honor and support the children of fallen American heroes, H.R. 3938, the
Gold Star Children Act. I introduced this bill after finding, to my surprise, that while there are existing Federal hiring preferences for Gold Star Spouses and Gold Star Parents, there are no Federal hiring preferences for Gold Star Children. As a
nation it is important that we honor and recognize the tremendous sacrifices that have been made for our country by the children of fallen service members.

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