Help Secure Our Airports and Reduce Long TSA Lines

In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, which created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Under the legislation, the TSA assumed responsibility for aviation security,
including security screening for airline passengers and their baggage.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 422, the Default Prevention Act

I write to urge your support of H.R. 422, the Default Prevention Act.  This measure is identical to H.R. 692 from the 114th Congress, which passed the House with 235 Republican votes in October, 2015.  It is also identical to H.R. 807, the Full
Faith and Credit Act, from the 113th Congress, which passed the House with 221 Republican votes in May, 2013.

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Stop the profiting by abortion clinics; support the Safe RESEARCH Act (v. 5)

Although I support efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, those efforts do not get to the root of the problem – abortion clinics can still profit by selling fetal tissue.  Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics have used an outdated section of federal
law to sell fetal tissue to research institutions.  This morally bankrupt practice further victimizes the defenseless and increases profits for Planned Parenthood. 

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Bipartisan Resolution to Support Senior Corps

Please join me in supporting Senior Corps volunteers in your district by cosponsoring a resolution designating this week, May 15 – 19, as National Senior Corps Week and supporting full funding for the program. Senior Corps currently includes three volunteer
programs for older Americans: the Senior Companion Program, the Foster Grandparent Program, and RSVP. These programs enable senior volunteers to provide 96 million hours of essential services to their neighbors at a lower cost than any other option. Because
of Senior Corps volunteers:

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