Improve Efficiency and Save Hard-Earned Taxpayer Dollars (v. 2)

Faced with a national debt approaching $20 trillion, it is critical that Congress take measures to ensure the federal government is fiscally responsible. Please join us in cosponsoring the Buy Smarter and Save Act of 2017. This legislation will save billions
of hard-earned taxpayer dollars by leveraging the federal government’s purchasing power.

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Improve Efficiency and Save Hard-Earned Taxpayer Dollars

Faced with a national debt approaching $20 trillion, it is critical that Congress take measures to ensure the federal government is fiscally responsible. Please join us in cosponsoring the Buy Smarter and Save Act of 2017. This legislation will save billions
of hard-earned taxpayer dollars by leveraging the federal government’s purchasing power.

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VOTE YES FOR FISCAL SECURITY

We write to urge you to support the Polis-Lee amendment to H.R. 3219 – the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018. Our important amendment is a 1% reduction in the total amount of overall funds appropriated to the DoD.

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Oppose Any Amendment to Abolish or Reduce Funding for the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

As the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means, we are writing to urge you to oppose any amendment to abolish or reduce funding for the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).  On a bipartisan basis, we agree that CBO plays a vital role
in the legislative process.  We rely on CBO’s analysts to provide fair, impartial, and fact-based analysis.  Without that analysis, Congress could not do its work or stay within the very budget constraints we set up for ourselves in law.

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H.R. 1144: Invest in America: Enact a Financial Transaction Tax (v. 2)

Please cosponsor The Inclusive Prosperity Act (H.R. 1144). The bill enacts a financial transaction tax (FTT) which economists estimate would raise between $100 billion to $300 billion
annually which could be used to upgrade infrastructure; expand research and development; meet human needs, such as health care, education, affordable housing, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; climate change mitigation; international development and more.

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan COINS Act

Please join us in becoming a cosponsor of H.R. 2299, the “Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings Act of 2017,” the COINS Act, which would replace the dollar bill with the dollar coin and conduct a GAO study on the production of the penny.

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