COSPONSOR: Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act (H.R. 4218)

The Upholding the Integrity of Public Officials Act (H.R. 4218) updates existing anti-bribery and corruption laws to clarify that an “official act” is any action taken or to be taken under color of official authority by a public official or person who has
been selected to be a public official. This legislation is necessary after the Supreme Court’s 2016 ruling in McDonnell v. United States, which defined “official act” so narrowly that it now excludes a range of behaviors and actions that clearly violate the
public’s trust.

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Protect our Elections From Hackers – Cosponsor the Safeguarding Election Infrastructure Act of 2017

After the 2000 Presidential Election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to update our ageing and confusing voting systems with easy-to-use touch screen voting machines.  While the intention was good, many of those voting machines haven’t been
updated since, and are vulnerable to attack.  We all know now that foreign adversaries pay very close attention to our elections.  At the most recent DEFCON,

hackers and security researchers were able to compromise dozens of voting machines with relative ease – and during an election, these same vulnerabilities would allow an actor to change vote tallies or manipulate voter registration databases, often with
little to no trace. 

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Honor “the Leedah”, Cosponsor Rep. Howard Coble Post Office Designation (H.R. 5187)

  Sending Office: Walker, Mark Sent By: Rusty.Mau@mail.house.gov   Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsors (10): Butterfield, Holding, Jones, Price, Foxx, Hudson, Pittenger, McHenry, Meadows, Budd Dear Colleague: Join me in honoring former Congressman Howard Coble by cosponsoring H.R. 5187, a bill to designate a Greensboro, NC, post office as the “J. Howard Coble Post Office Building.”  […]

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Protect our Elections From Hackers – Cosponsor the Safeguarding Election Infrastructure Act of 2017

After the 2000 Presidential Election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to update our ageing and confusing voting systems with easy-to-use touch screen voting machines.  While the intention was good, many of those voting machines haven’t been
updated since, and are vulnerable to attack.  We all know now that foreign adversaries pay very close attention to our elections.  At the most recent DEFCON,

hackers and security researchers were able to compromise dozens of voting machines with relative ease – and during an election, these same vulnerabilities would allow an actor to change vote tallies or manipulate voter registration databases, often with
little to no trace. 

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LATINA Resolution- DEADLINE TODAY- Become ORIGINAL CO-SPONSOR of a resolution recognizing Latinas during National Women’s History Month

The month of March is National Women’s History Month. Please join me in honoring Latinas in the United States by cosponsoring a resolution Recognizing Women’s History Month and celebrating the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United
States. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) will be introducing identical legislation in the Senate.

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