McEachin – Nadler Introducing Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Act of 2019 (Introducing Thursday 6/13)

Too many Americans struggle to afford their rent or mortgage, which can result in far-reaching consequences across our economy. When families have stable housing, research shows that outcomes improve in terms of health, education, and poverty alleviation.
To tackle the affordable housing crisis in this country, urgent action is required at all levels of government to generate a menu of solutions.

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Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Cosponsor the National Museum of the American Latino Act

            As representatives of the United States government, we have a solemn duty to protect the rights and civil liberties of our citizens.
The Terrorist Screening Database (TDSB, or “terrorist watchlist”) is shared with over 60 foreign governments, with no accountability or oversight over the way those governments use the information. An FBI official has acknowledged in sworn testimony that
it has never stopped disseminating watchlist information to a foreign government as a result of that government’s human rights abuses.

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Show Your Support for an Independent and Diverse Media

An independent, diverse media is critical for the health of the United States of America. Exposure to a broad range of viewpoints and the ability to contribute to the political debate is central to keeping the public informed and sustaining informed citizen
engagement.

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Honor the life of Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent – Wife, Mother, and Warrior

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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Urge the Department of Commerce to Address the Emerging Recycling Crisis Created by China’s 2018 National Sword Policy – Closing June 13, 2019

As Americans across the country seek to ensure they have a strong safety net for their retirement, it is important that the federal government provides adequate access to retirement savings vehicles. Under current law, employees aged 50 and older are eligible
to utilize catch-up contributions to make additional deposits to their 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other eligible retirement accounts.

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SAVE BLACK AND HISPANIC LGBTQ KIDS FROM ABUSE & NEGLECT

For too long, major pharmaceutical corporations have misled the FDA, doctors, and the American people about the addictive nature of opioid drugs in order to sell more drugs and accumulate profits. This deception contributed to about 47,600 overdose deaths
in 2017, according to the CDC, and every day more than 130 people in the US die from opioid overdose. The opioid epidemic is estimated to cost the US over $78 billion per year.

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