Support Organic Agriculture Research

Earlier this month, Rep. Newhouse, Rep. Panetta, and I wrote an op-ed about the benefits of organic agriculture research.  Please read our op-ed from
The Hill below and consider supporting our bill, HR 2436: The Organic Agriculture Research Act.

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Support our Soldiers during a Shutdown: Cosponsor H.R. 2166, the ASAP Act

           As you have likely heard, there is growing possibly of a lapse in appropriations. Congress is fastidiously working on a funding solution before the latest Continuing Resolution runs out. In case an agreement is not reached in time, we should prepare
for a potential government shutdown.                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Cosponsor HR4535 – The RICE Act of 2017

The New York Times story below sheds light on the alarming concerns with arsenic in our food supply that has made its way into infant rice cereal. As you know, arsenic is a natural element that is most toxic in its inorganic form. In addition to
being a known carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization inorganic arsenic is associated with developmental defects, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.[1] Many foods contain slight levels of inorganic
arsenic, but rice in particular takes up greater amounts from soil and water, according to the Food and Drug Administration.[2]

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