Reject Foreign Interference in Our Elections: Cosponsor H.R. 2424, the Duty to Report Act and H.R. 2853, the Corporate Duty to Report Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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Call for Co-Sponsors for The Fairness and Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks Act of 2019

How would you like to be a veteran who goes to a local emergency room, receives treatment, and once stabilized is told you need to travel to the nearest VA hospital, but that the cost of the ambulance service is non-reimbursable?  The average cost for this
medical transfer is $500 but it can be far more expensive if the veteran lives in a rural area.  This reality is happening to far too many of our veterans, creating financial hardships and jeopardizing their health.

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Urge the Department of Commerce to Address the Emerging Recycling Crisis Created by China’s 2018 National Sword Policy

In August 2017, the Burmese military and security forces perpetrated grave human rights abuses and unthinkable violence against ethnic Rohingya civilians in Burma’s Rakhine state. Since that time, over 740,000 Rohingya refugees, 80% of whom are women and
children, have fled to neighboring Bangladesh where they are tightly packed into one of the world’s largest refugee camps, facing extremely precarious circumstances. Almost 2 years after this crisis began, Bangladesh and the international community continue
to respond to this ongoing humanitarian crisis, while the military leaders in Burma have not been held accountable for their heinous crimes against humanity.

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COSPONSOR H.R. 3190 LEGISLATION ON ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE ROHINGYA IN BURMA

Please join me as a cosponsor for the Burn Pits Accountability Act (H.R.663) in the 116th Congress, to evaluate
the exposure of U.S. servicemembers and veterans to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals.
Over 160,000 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 service members 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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TOMORROW: 6/14 at 9am: Breakfast Panel on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency and Cybersecurity with the National Council of ISACs

There is a growing bipartisan recognition that America faces a comprehensive challenge from China. To ensure our strategies for addressing China’s rise are sound, and to ensure effective oversight, please join us in co-sponsoring the

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019. This legislation— which was introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Tim Kaine (D-KA)— harnesses the resources of at least ten government agencies to help
counter China’s multifaceted challenge to the United States.

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Letter to Secretary Azar about Proposal to Lower Drug Costs by Targeting Backdoor Rebates and Encouraging Direct Discounts to Patients

I invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 2942, the Helping Expand and Launch Transitional Health (HEALTH) for Women Veterans Act. This legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to extend an ongoing pilot program jointly run with the US Air Force under the Transition Assistance
Program that educates transitioning servicewomen about women’s healthcare at the VA.

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