Support Increased Transparency & Efficiency in Student Loans Cosponsor H.R. 4193, the Student Loan Disclosure Transparency Act

The burden of student loans has unquestionably taken a toll on millions of American families.
As outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. continues to climb—in June of 2019, borrowers owed around $1.6 trillion—various proposals have been introduced to offer free college, refinance student loans, or cancel student debt altogether.
Protecting programs like PSLF and Federal Work-Study, along with increasing Pell Grant funding, would certainly reduce the amount of debt students accumulate, but these actions alone will not fix the larger problem.
Addressing the root of the student loan crisis must center on sharp transparency with borrowers and a loan disclosure that is simple, accessible, and easy to understand.  

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The Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2019

For too long, major pharmaceutical corporations have misled the FDA, doctors, and the American people about the addictive nature of opioid drugs in order to sell more drugs and accumulate profits. This deception contributed to about 47,600 overdose deaths
in 2017, according to the CDC, and every day more than 130 people in the US die from opioid overdose. The opioid epidemic is estimated to cost the US over $78 billion per year.

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HEMP FOR VICTORY ACT

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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COSPONSOR H.RES. 517 REAFFIRMING COMMITMENT TO FIGHT AIDS, TB, AND MALARIA

Please join us in co-sponsoring a bipartisan resolution Supporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment. This legislation reaffirms America’s commitment to fighting some of the most devastating diseases
the world has known: AIDS, TB and malaria. It also calls on the US to maintain its historic contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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