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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Co-Sponsor H.R. 6207 Democratic Republic of Congo Democracy and Accountability Act

Please join me in facilitating a peaceful transition of power in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by becoming an cosponsor of H.R 6207 “Democratic
Republic of the Congo Democracy and Accountability Act of 2018”.  This bill will promote free and fair elections in the DRC by imposing sanctions on high-level individuals who are undermining democratic processes and institutions in the country
as well as those who are responsible for extrajudicial killings and have engaged in public corruption. Alongside sanctions, funding for humanitarian assistance to the Congolese people will be provided.

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Call for Original Cosponsors – Commemorate 100 Years of U.S.-Australia Mateship

On July 4, 1918, American and Australian troops first fought alongside one another, in the Battle of Hamel on the Western Front in World War I. The force was commanded by Australian general Sir John Monash; the Allies achieved their objectives in 93 minutes,
and repelled a German counterattack later that night. The combined arms tactics demonstrated at Hamel were employed on a larger scale at the pivotal Battle of Amiens, and proved a major factor toward the Allies’ ultimate victory.    

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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.

Read More