Join Legislation to Relieve County Healthcare Costs

I write to ask for your support for the Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2019.  This bill requires that individuals who receive Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and/or Supplementary Security
Income (SSI) benefits, and are subsequently incarcerated pending disposition of their charges, maintain those benefits until they are convicted of a crime.

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Help Stop a War with Iran – Cosponsor H.R. 2456 – a Bipartisan Bill to Repeal the 2002 (Iraq) Authorization for the Use of Military Force

I am pleased that House leadership announced last night that my bipartisan bill, H.R. 2456 will be brought to the floor the week of January 27th. I write to encourage you to become a cosponsor of my bipartisan bill, H.R. 2456, to repeal
the 2002 Iraq War Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which the administration has said it may be using as congressional authorization
to attack Iran.

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Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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Meet the Neighbors! Support the United States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act

While considerable progress has been made toward normalizing relations with Cuba, under the current administration we have taken step backwards such as reimposing restrictions on trade and travel with Cuba.  Measures such as these hurt American citizens,
workers, and industries.  I believe that we need to move forward, not backward, and work to create a more cooperative future with Cuba.

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