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Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act

July 11, 2019

Please join me in cosponsoring H.R.3315, the Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act. The bill would ensure that every family has access to high-quality, affordable child care and early learning opportunities by establishing
a network of federally-supported, locally administered child care options.

Tired of Robocalls? Cosponsor H.R. 3375, Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

July 11, 2019

Please join us as a cosponsor of H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, to put a stop to the onslaught of unlawful robocalls.  The Communications and Technology Subcommittee voted in June to advance H.R. 3375 by voice vote and the bill now awaits consideration
by the full Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Cosponsor H.R. 3510, the bipartisan Water Resources Research Act

July 11, 2019

We write to urge your support of H.R. 3510, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) at the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Given the range of issues facing water supply and quality in the nation today, we believe
this is a beneficial program aimed at addressing regional and national water challenges.

Co-Sponsor H.R. 3157 – the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2019

July 11, 2019

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3157, the Working Families Tax Relief
Act, which provides real tax relief for working families. It is the House companion to S. 1138, introduced by Senators Brown, Bennet, Durbin and Wyden.

COSPONSOR H.R. 1507: The Bicycle Commuter Act of 2019

July 11, 2019

Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 1507, the Bicycle Commuter Act of 2019.
This bipartisan legislation will reinstate the bicycle commuter tax benefit, modify the benefit to be used in concert with parking and transit benefits, and expand the bicycle benefit to include bikeshare and electric bikes.

Deadline This Week: Sign Letter to Urge Implementation of Postal Banking Pilot Programs

July 11, 2019

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Postmaster General Brennan to urge her to implement postal banking pilot programs. Under its existing authority, the United States Postal Service can provide affordable financial services, including ATMs, pay-check
cashing, bill payment and electronic money transfers. This is crucial for both rural and urban communities that face limited banking options. There is a Post Office in every part of this country and they can be critical in providing much needed financial services
for communities that are underserved by financial institutions.

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

July 11, 2019

            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.”

Co-Sponsor a Resolution Supporting the Northern Triangle

July 11, 2019

As the United States faces a humanitarian crisis at its southern border, we must reaffirm and restore our commitment to provide aid to our southern neighbors in the Northern Triangle.

Tired of Robocalls? Cosponsor H.R. 3375, Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

July 11, 2019

Please join us as a cosponsor of H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, to put a stop to the onslaught of unlawful robocalls.  The Communications and Technology Subcommittee voted last month to advance H.R. 3375 by voice vote and the bill now awaits
consideration by the full Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Co-Sponsor Bill to Turn Student Debt into Equity

July 11, 2019

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2019 –a bill that enables graduates to transform their student debt into an opportunity to purchase and own a home.