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Become an Original Cosponsor of a Bill to Establish a Congressional Commission to Combat Sexual Harassment

December 28, 2017

Please join me in becoming an original cosponsor of a bill I will be introducing to establish a national commission to examine and combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Help Eliminate the Wage Gap by Cosponsoring the Pay Equity for All Act

December 28, 2017

Please join us in cosponsoring H.R. 2418, the Pay Equity for All Act, which aims to help reduce the gender and racial wage gap by prohibiting employers from seeking the salary history of job applicants as a condition of employment or continued employment. 
Massachusetts recently became the first state to ban salary history questions, and other states such as California and Colorado are considering similar legislation—and in May 2017, New York City banned employers from asking salary history questions during
the application process. 

Support H.R. 4506 – Jobs for Tribes Act

December 21, 2017

Native Americans face barriers and challenges, such as lack of infrastructure and access to capital, which contribute to and compound the high rate of poverty and unemployment.  Aggravating these problems is the lack of parity in treatment of Indian tribes
as governmental entities under federal tax and other regulatory laws which has impeded tribes’ ability to benefit from other investment incentives accorded to state and local governmental entities.

Drive Out Discrimination in Auto Insurance – LAST CALL to be an Original Cosponsor of the FAIR RATES Act

December 20, 2017

Help protect minority drivers from being forced to overpay for car insurance and cosponsor the Fair Auto Insurance Ratemaking Reporting to Allow a Transparent Evaluation of Statistics (FAIR RATES) Act. This bill will require auto insurers release
the data needed to spot discrimination in ratemaking. It directs the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) to collect and disclose specific data from large automobile insurance providers and submit a comprehensive report to Congress on disparate impact in
automobile insurance.

Cosponsor Bill to Showcase American Democracy: Support Commercial Filming Outside the Capitol

December 20, 2017

Please cosponsor my bill, H.R. 4469, to permit commercial filming and photography on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, east of Union Square, the only area where such filming is currently authorized.  This bill would permit commercial filming and photography
outside of the Capitol and congressional office buildings by permit, so long as both the House and Senate are
not in session. 

Drive Out Discrimination in Auto Insurance – LAST CALL to be an Original Cosponsor of the FAIR RATES Act

December 19, 2017

Help protect minority drivers from being forced to overpay for car insurance and cosponsor the Fair Auto Insurance Ratemaking Reporting to Allow a Transparent Evaluation of Statistics (FAIR RATES) Act. This bill will require auto insurers release
the data needed to spot discrimination in ratemaking. It directs the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) to collect and disclose specific data from large automobile insurance providers and submit a comprehensive report to Congress on disparate impact in
automobile insurance.