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Cosponsor: Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative (IPDI)

April 29, 2020

Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 6613, “Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative (IPDI),” which identifies the specific resources required to enhance the United States’ deterrence of China in the Indo-Pacific region, similar to what the European
Deterrence Initiative has done for Europe against Russia. The bill enhances United States’ presence in the region, improves infrastructure and logistics, builds allied and partner capacity to deter aggression, strengthens ally and partner interoperability,
allows for additional training and exercises, and demonstrates United States’ commitment to Indo-Pacific nations to address operational challenges in the IndoPacific region.

Join the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus!

April 29, 2020

Last year, a handful of us came together to create the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus, the first such group of Members of Congress dedicated to this dynamic and diverse part of the world. We saw that the Pacific Islands region is critical to our national
security interests in the Indo-Pacific and support greater U.S. engagement with this region in support of our shared interests and values.

Support Our Nation’s Food Banks: Sign Letter to Leadership Urging Increased Funding for the National Guard

April 29, 2020

Today, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for food assistance is
rising at a staggering rate, while our nation’s food banks are struggling with shortages of both donated food and volunteer workers. In communities across the country, the National Guard has stepped in to help package
and distribute food, becoming a lifeline to our food banks as they work to meet unprecedented levels of need. 

Cosponsor the Bipartisan Air Force Budget Transparency Act of 2020, H.R. 6229

April 28, 2020

We write to request your support for the Air Force Budget Transparency Act, which will help bring transparency to Air Force funding levels by removing the non-“blue” pass-through budget from Air Force total obligation authority.

LAST CALL: Cosponsor Resolution to Recognize the 45th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

April 28, 2020

Please join me in cosponsoring a resolution recognizing the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, an event commemorated in Vietnamese American communities across the United States.  This event marks the beginning of the Vietnamese American community and
is a watershed moment for that community.

Cosponsor the Bipartisan Pharmaceutical Independence Long Term Readiness Reform Act, H.R. 4710

April 28, 2020

Please join Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) in supporting H.R. 4710, the bipartisan Pharmaceutical Independence Long Term Readiness Reform Act.