Cosponsor H. Res. 33 and Oppose the Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service!

            For over 240 years, the United States Postal Service and our dedicated postal workforce have performed the essential government function of “providing postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary,
and business correspondence of the people.” In furtherance of this mission, the Postal Service and its more than 500,000 clerks, letter carriers, mail handlers, and other employees deliver the mail to over 157 million residential and business customers
six days a week nationwide.  Given the effectiveness of the Postal Service in fulfilling its critical public service mission, it is not surprising that the American people have consistently ranked the Postal Service as our most trusted government agency. 
In a
recent Gallup poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans also rated the Postal Service as “doing an excellent or good job.”

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Remove Olive Oil Imports From Trade Dispute

We write to encourage you to support our efforts to ensure olive oil imports are not targeted for additional import duties in relation to the Large Civil Aircraft Dispute before the World Trade Organization (WTO). Several billion dollars of European products,
including olive oil, could face 100 percent import duties to penalize the European Union (EU) for not complying with the WTO ruling.

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Horseracing Integrity Act – Join 135+ Cosponsors

As the Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, we invite you to cosponsor H.R. 1754, the Horseracing Integrity Act.  The legislation authorizes the creation of an independent oversight body, known as the Horseracing Anti-Doping Authority (HADA) responsible
for creating and enforcing a national anti-doping program for the entire horseracing industry, including Thoroughbred, Standardbred and Quarter Horse racing, to ensure fair and safe competition across the thirty-eight state-based racing jurisdictions. It will
also safeguard the welfare of the equine athlete by prohibiting the use of medication within 24 hours of a race. We believe our legislation and the establishment of HADA will restore integrity and public confidence in this centuries-old shared national pastime.  

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Cosponsor H.Res. 367, Promoting Global Environmental Justice

I invite you to join as a cosponsor of
H.Res. 367, Recognizing that climate change most severely impacts vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in the United States and around the world, and that it is the responsibility of the United States Government to work with its global partners to promote
environmental justice and climate justice.

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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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