Support Accountability for Burn Pit Exposure

Please join me in cosponsoring the Burn Pits Accountability Act (H.R.
5671), to evaluate the exposure of U.S. servicemembers and veterans to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals. Over
140,000 servicemembers and veterans over the past three decades have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals. However, since there is no mandatory reporting system, there are likely many more servicemembers affected. Exposure can produce
serious and potentially life-threatening health effects, including neurological disorders, rare forms of cancer, lung diseases, and more—triggering some to call the crisis the
‘Agent Orange’ of the post-9/11 generation.

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[Request for Cosponsor] Kaptur/Ros-Lehtinen Bipartisan H.Res. 926 on 2018 World Cup in Russia

As you may know, Russia will host the 2018 World Cup this June 14 to July 15, 2018. The games have an expected global viewership of 3.2 billion granting Russia significant prestige on the world stage. Meanwhile, FIFA set aside $627 million for local organization
in the country and the windfall Russia will garner from global tourism will lead to a significant boost for their economy currently saddled with global sanctions.

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Defend Our Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

Today, the world is flourishing in this era of computing, information transfer, made possible by the digital revolution. As we continue to push the limits of technology,
we must deal with cyber threats. However, with innovation, we are seeing more dangerous threats to computing networks and dependent systems. Protecting our nation from cyber-attack is the responsibility of all Americans.

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SUPPORT H.R. 6108, THE PRESERVE AMERICA’S BATTLEFIELDS ACT!

America’s preserved battlefields are magnificent outdoor classrooms that inspire interest in our nation’s history.  They are also living memorials to the valor of citizen soldiers who gave the “last full measure of devotion” to their country and comrades. 
Americans who visit these hallowed historic sites cannot help but walk away with a greater appreciation of the sacrifices necessary to secure the freedoms we enjoy today.

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