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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Cosponsor the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring H.R. 878, the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act. This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school supplies,
books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

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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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Join the Congressional Colombia Caucus!

As founders and co-chairs of the Congressional Colombia Caucus, we invite you to join this important caucus to continue strengthening and enhancing this key relationship in Latin America. As our hemisphere faces significant challenges, we look forward to
working together toward furthering our common goals of stability, prosperity, and democratic governance.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Parental Bereavement Act- H.R. 983

We write to ask for your support of a common-sense change to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The bipartisan Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act, also known as the Parental Bereavement Act of 2019 (H.R. 983), would amend the FMLA to allow parents grieving
from the death of their child to receive up to 12 weeks of job-protected time off. 

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