Support Mental Health & Suicide Prevention – Cosponsor ‘Cady Housh & Gemesha Thomas Student Suicide Prevention Act’

Please join us by cosponsoring ‘The Cady Housh and Gemesha Thomas Suicide Prevention Act of 2019’, which recognizes the severity of youth suicide and authorizes the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) grants to be used for training school personnel in elementary and
secondary schools and also students in secondary schools in youth suicide awareness and prevention tools.

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Cosponsor H.R. 5306, the Know Your Social Security Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 5306, the bipartisan, bicameral Know Your Social Security Act. This bill helps to ensure that Americans know their Social Security earnings and benefits, by clarifying that the Social Security Administration (SSA)
must mail an annual Social Security Statement to all workers ages 25 and older who are not receiving Social Security.

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Sign a letter calling for Attorney General Barr’s Resignation

Please join me in sending a letter to the Department of Justice demanding the resignations of Attorney General Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham. In light of the Office of the Inspector General’s report publication detailing the origins of the Trump campaign
investigation, it is clearer than ever that Mr. Barr and Mr. Durham’s allegiance is to President Trump and not the rule of law.

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Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act (UAHFE)

Please support urban agriculture by co-leading the Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act (UAHFE).  The goals of the UAHFE are:  (1) empower local communities, (2) revitalize urban cores, (3) address food insecurity, and (4) encourage economic
development with agriculture as the pathway. 

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Co-Sign Bipartisan Letter to IRS on Language Availability DEADLINE December 13th

Please join me in asking the Internal Revenue Service to provide transparency about which correspondence is translated, and its process for translating documents. Currently, the IRS provides its website in a variety of languages, making it more accessible.
However, the “B” Notice issued by the IRS is only available in English. The lack of translated letters creates a barrier for taxpayers with limited English proficiency. 

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Protect Students with Severe Allergies from Bullying

Food allergy bullying is a pervasive problem across our nation’s schools.  About
8 percent of children (5.9 million children) in America live with food allergies, with roughly one-third of these children reporting that they’ve been bullied because of their allergies.

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HEMP FOR VICTORY ACT of 2019; HR3652

Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, there has been a growing interest to capitalize on hemp cultivation across the United States. As a commercial, industrial, and medicinal/therapeutic product,
the potential for hemp to become a major U.S. commodity already is evident given continued expansion of hemp cultivation in states and their businesses.

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