Prevent President Trump from Illegally Building His Border Wall: Cosponsor the This Land Is Our Land Act

Since his inauguration, President Trump has subjected Congress, federal employees and, most importantly, the American people to uncertainty and harm in pursuit of an unnecessary boondoggle: a wall along the southern border. The President has threatened to
keep the government shut down for, as he put it, “months, or years,” and has vowed to use any means possible, including asserting eminent domain or declaring a state of national emergency, to get his wall.

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Cosponsor the No Congressional First Class Flights Act

Congress’ approval rating is at a dismal 20%, our national debt has ballooned to over $21 trillion, and the last time Congress passed all twelve appropriations bills on time was 1997. Congressional accountability is more important now than ever. As a step
in the right direction, I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 626, the No Congressional First Class Flights Act.

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Cosponsor the Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act of 2019

Please cosponsor the Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act (H.R. 339) to grant back pay to low-wage federally contracted retail, food, custodial and security service workers who are furloughed during the current and any other federal government
shutdown this fiscal year (fiscal year 2019).  After previous government shutdowns, federal workers have received back pay, but not federal contract workers, who often perform the same jobs as civil servants.  While I believe that all federal employees and
federal contract workers should receive back pay after a shutdown, we know that we cannot get Congress to make whole all who are hurt by a shutdown.  Therefore, our bill focuses specifically on low-wage federal contract workers, because these are the workers
most likely to be irretrievably hurt by lost wages during a shutdown.

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Fix the Dysfunction in Congress

The American public has signaled time and time again that it is frustrated with Washington. For far too long, Congress has failed to fund the federal government in a responsible, long-term manner, and I have consistently argued that Congress should return
to doing business on time by ending the current cycle of crisis management with stop-gap budget measures.

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Cosponsor the No Congressional First Class Flights Act

Congress’ approval rating is at a dismal 20%, our national debt has ballooned to over $21 trillion, and the last time Congress passed all twelve appropriations bills on time was 1997. Congressional accountability is more important now than ever. As a step
in the right direction, I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 626, the No Congressional First Class Flights Act.

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