Become an Original Cosponsor of the Universal School Meals Program Act

Please join me in introducing the Universal School Meals Program Act. Every child deserves access to three full meals a day, year-round. There are nearly 1 in 10 households in Minnesota that struggle with food insecurity, as do many households across the
country. We must find a way to address this crisis. When our children have full stomachs, they have healthy minds. My bill, the Universal School Meals Program Act would:

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Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act (UAHFE)

Please join me and urban agriculturists throughout the nation by becoming an original cosponsor of the Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act (UAHFE).  Urban agriculture will help us address some of the most pressing food security, nutritional,
and public health issues faced by urban communities while simultaneously providing new, small business opportunities to create local jobs.  Urban agriculture has the additional benefit of helping beautify neighborhoods as well as environmentally restoring
our urban areas with functional greenspace. 

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Universal School Meals Program Act

Please join me in introducing the Universal School Meals Program Act. Every child deserves access to three full meals a day, year-round. There are nearly 1 in 10 households in Minnesota that struggle with food insecurity, as do many households across the
country. We must find a way to address this crisis. When our children have full stomachs, they have healthy minds. My bill, the Universal School Meals Program Act would:

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Student Loan Advocacy Act!

Please join me in introducing the Student Loan Advocacy Act. Over 45 million Americans currently have a federal student loan – that includes one-third of young adults. For most people, a student loan is the largest financial product they have outside of
a home mortgage, which means problems repaying those debts can quickly lead into financial peril.

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Cosponsor the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act

I invite you to cosponsor the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act (H.R. 4493), which would help provide financial relief for federal employees who have a short-term injury or disability, become pregnant, or develop a pregnancy-related illness. 
The vital nature of my bill is indicated by the many federal employees who already buy short-term disability insurance on their own at high individual rates.  Under this bill, federal employees would be responsible for 100 percent of the disability insurance
premiums, and be able to receive disability insurance benefits for up to one year, which would replace a portion of their lost income due to a non-work-related injury or illness or pregnancy.  For many federal employees, however, the most important benefit
may be access to paid leave for pregnancy, to adopt a child or become a foster parent or to care for a family member.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Universal School Meals Program Act

Please join me in introducing the Universal School Meals Program Act. Every child deserves access to three full meals a day, year-round. There are nearly 1 in 10 households in Minnesota that struggle with food insecurity, as do many households across the
country. We must find a way to address this crisis. When our children have full stomachs, they have healthy minds. My bill, the Universal School Meals Program Act would:

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