Sign Bipartisan Letter Closing Tomorrow Supporting Older Foster Care Youth

As part of National Foster Care Month, we invite you to sign onto a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It encourages HHS to develop broad and inclusive state guidance to ensure that older youth at risk of entering,
in, and transitioning out of, foster care in the U.S. are able to access the full range of prevention service and program supports authorized by the recently enacted, bipartisan
Family First Prevention Services Act.

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Protect the Maternity Rights, Health, and Safety of Incarcerated Women and their Children

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Stop Infant Mortality and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017” or the “SIMARRA Act,”
which permits the Bureau of Prisons to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system for pregnant offenders by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons for children born to inmates. 

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Protect the Rule of Law

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of H.R. 735, Universal Security of American Values Act of 2017 or the USA Values Act of 2017, a bill which prohibits the enforcement of any executive order which violates or undermines the laws of our Nation.
In the current tumultuous political climate, it is vital to reinforce our dedication to legal principles.

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Keep Our Nation Safe: Protect our Infrastructure from Terrorist Attacks

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of H.R. 940, Securing Communications of Utilities from Terrorist Threats or the SCOUTS Act, a bill which directs DHS to secure our Nation’s vital infrastructure from attacks. Owners and operators of critical infrastructure
need the support of DHS in order to adequately combat the cybersecurity threats of the 21st century.

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Protect the Maternity Rights, Health, and Safety of Incarcerated Women and their Children

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Stop Infant Mortality and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017” or the “SIMARRA Act,” which permits the Bureau of Prisons to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system
for pregnant offenders by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons for children born to inmates. 

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Join the DXM Abuse Prevention Act

Please join us in supporting H.R. 1271, the DXM Abuse Prevention Act, which seeks to prevent young people from abusing dextromethorphan (DXM), a common ingredient in cough medicine, by limiting over-the-counter (OTC) sales of products containing DXM to those
over 18 years of age.

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