Cosponsor the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act

Please join me in encouraging fair access to federal advertising contracts by cosponsoring the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act (H.R. 7215).  This legislation would require all federal agencies to include in their annual budget requests
to Congress the amount they spend on advertising contracts with small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) and businesses owned by minorities and women.  Federal agencies would be required to provide prior, current and projected total expenditures for advertising
contracts. 

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Become a Co-Sponsor Closing the Gun Show Loophole

I invite you to become a co-sponsor of a bill that closes the gun show loophole. The United States experiences epidemic levels of gun violence, claiming over 30,000 lives annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition
to those who are killed or injured, there are countless others whose lives are forever changed by the deaths of and injuries to their loved ones. Gun violence touches every segment of our society. It increases the probability of deaths in incidents of domestic
violence, raises the likelihood of fatalities by those who intend to injure others and among those who attempt suicide, and places innocent children and young people at risk.

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Letter to OMB Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder/Suicide Prevention Funding

Please join me and Rep. Herrera Beutler in sending the letter below regarding strong funding for mental health, substance use disorder, and suicide prevention efforts to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. We would love for you to join
us in asking for the budget to place a special focus on efforts dedicated to access, treatment, recovery, and better health outcomes.

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H.R. 2 is a Missed Opportunity – Oppose the Farm Bill Conference Report

The Senate and House Agriculture Committees have unveiled a Farm Bill conference that is woefully out of step with the needs of family farmers and our food system. I’ve introduced the Food and Farm Act (H.R. 4425), an alternative Farm Bill that advances
reforms to focus resources on those who need them most, foster innovation, encourage investments in people and the planet, and ensure access to healthy foods.

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The Hill Op-Ed: Time is money: Let’s open Social Security field offices, not close them

I write to share with you the
Op-Ed below that recently appeared in the Hill expressing support for passing legislation to protect the American public’s access to Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices.  The article raises a number of points about the importance
of these field offices to our constituents.  I urge you to cosponsor my bill, H.R. 7146–the Maintain Vital Access to Social Security Services Act of 2018, that would require the SSA to take certain steps, including seeking and considering public input, prior
to closing a field office.   For questions or to be added as a cosponsor, please contact Chris Goldson in my office at chris.goldson@mail.house.gov

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Support investment in an Earthquake Early Warning System!

Sending Office: Honorable Adam B. Schiff Sent By: Courtney.Fogwell@mail.house.gov         Request for Signature(s) Current signers: Nanette Barragan, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Julia Brownley, Salud Carbajal, Tony Cardenas, Judy Chu, Anna Eshoo, John Garamendi, Sheila Jackson Lee, Denny Heck, Jared Huffman, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, Rick Larsen, Barbara Lee, Zoe Lofgren, Grace Napolitano, Jimmy […]

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