Cosponsor the Improving Access to Traditional Banking Act

I write to invite you to be a cosponsor of the Improving Access to Traditional Banking Act.  Access to safe, reliable, and affordable banking services is the cornerstone of economic inclusion, providing consumers with the ability to grow their savings,
build credit, and conduct financial transactions in a stable and secure way.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of The Pink Tax Repeal Act

In 1994, the California Assembly Office of Research conducted a study that found that women pay a “gender tax” of $1,351/year for the same services as men. I subsequently sponsored the “Repeal the Gender Tax Act” in the California Assembly, which passed
in 1996 and required that prices for services like dry cleaning and haircuts be determined by the amount of time needed to do the job, not by gender.

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Cosponsor H. Res. 33 and Oppose the Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service!

            For over 240 years, the United States Postal Service and our dedicated postal workforce have performed the essential government function of “providing postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary,
and business correspondence of the people.” In furtherance of this mission, the Postal Service and its more than 500,000 clerks, letter carriers, mail handlers, and other employees deliver the mail to over 157 million residential and business customers
six days a week nationwide.  Given the effectiveness of the Postal Service in fulfilling its critical public service mission, it is not surprising that the American people have consistently ranked the Postal Service as our most trusted government agency. 
In a
recent Gallup poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans also rated the Postal Service as “doing an excellent or good job.”

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Become an Original Cosponsor of The Pink Tax Repeal Act

In 1994, the California Assembly Office of Research conducted a study that found that women pay a “gender tax” of $1,351/year for the same services as men. I subsequently sponsored the “Repeal the Gender Tax Act” in the California Assembly, which passed
in 1996 and required that prices for services like dry cleaning and haircuts be determined by the amount of time needed to do the job, not by gender.

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Cosponsor the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act

We write to you today in defense of fair sport. Doping fraud conspiracies damage the integrity of competition and defraud individuals and corporate entities who participate in international sport, including clean U.S. athletes,
sponsors, and banking institutions. The international system in place to prevent doping has fundamentally failed—it is time for the United States to step up.

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Please Co-Sponsor the Medical Device Software Assurance Act of 2019

Active implantable medical devices are totally or partially introduced into the body and rely on external electrical energy to function. These devices play a significant
role in management of several diseases such as cardiovascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, spasticity, and patients with hearing or visual impairment. Active implantable medical devices fall into highest risk categories of medical devices listing
of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Implantable pacemaker, cochlear implants, implantable defibrillators, drug infusion pumps, neurostimulators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices are some examples. In August 2017, the Food and Drug Administration
was forced to recall about 500,000 pacemakers after discovering software vulnerabilities which could allow hackers to reprogram the devices and run the batteries down or alter the patient’s heartbeat.  

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Recognize the Creation of the Oldest Civil Rights Organization in America The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of a resolution recognizing the 110th anniversary of the NAACP.  As you know, the mission of the NAACP is to ensure equal political, educational, social, and economic rights for all persons.
The NAACP also campaigned to eliminate racial hatred and invidious discrimination. Please join me in honoring the NAACP for its 110 years of faithful service and leadership in the struggle for civil and human rights for all.

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Cosponsor the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act

We write to you today in defense of fair sport. Doping fraud conspiracies damage the integrity of competition and defraud individuals and corporate entities who participate in international sport, including clean U.S. athletes,
sponsors, and banking institutions. The international system in place to prevent doping has fundamentally failed—it is time for the United States to step up.

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