Support Veterans in Mental Health Crisis

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the bipartisan Sgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act, which makes sure that no veteran seeking in-patient psychiatric care at a VA Medical Center is ever denied such care again. 

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Oppose Anti-Immigrant State Department Nominee to Protect U.S. Refugee Program

We invite you to join us in calling for the Trump Administration to withdraw Ronald Mortensen’s nomination to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, whose
nomination was resubmitted on January 16, 2019. Mortensen’s disparaging comments toward immigrants and ties to racist organizations disqualifies him from managing the bureau responsible for refugee and migration policies and programs, especially
at a time when the world faces the worst refugee crisis since World War II.

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Secure the Ballot Box

According to a recent joint assessment by the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation, there were attempts to hack into our country’s elections systems in all 50 states in the 2016 election.

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Cosponsor the Accelerated Payments for Small Businesses Act

I invite you to become a cosponsor of the Accelerated Payments for Small Businesses Act (H.R. 2322). Representatives Houlahan, Crow, Chabot, Espaillat, and I introduced this bipartisan bill this week to provide small businesses with expedited payments by
directing the federal government to pay small business contractors within 15 days instead of the current 30-day standard.

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Improve Diabetes Care and Research! Sign the Special Diabetes Program Reauthorization Letter

As Co-Chairs of the House Diabetes Caucus, we ask you to join us in signing a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Republican Leader McCarthy to support reauthorization of the critical Special Diabetes Program (SDP). The SDP is a vital program that is improving
the lives of the 30 million Americans with diabetes and 84 million Americans with prediabetes. This program generates considerable savings for our nation’s health care system. We need urgent action to preserve and continue the essential work of this program,
which expires on September 30. 

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