Oppose H.R. 2213: The Anti-Border Corruption Re-authorization Act

On January 25, President Trump issued the Executive Order – Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements that directs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to hire 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents. To ramp up his mass deportation
agenda, legislation was introduced to weaken CBP hiring requirements. H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act will waive the polygraph test for certain CBP applicants. This legislation is set to be considered this week on the House Floor.

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CODIFY AND IMPROVE EXECUTIVE APPOINTEE ETHICS STANDARDS – END “SECRET ETHICS WAIVERS”

I invite you to cosponsor the Executive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act to codify strong, bipartisan standards for ethical conduct by executive appointees. For decades, these standards have been largely determined by Executive Orders, meaning that each
incoming administration is free to take steps backwards on critical transparency requirements and safeguards against conflicts of interest.

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Vote by Mail Act Will Expand Mail-In Voting, Automatic Registration–DEADLINE COB TODAY

The individual right to vote, the cornerstone of our democracy, is under threat in communities across America. According to the Brennan Center for Justice, by November 8, 2016, 14
states had new restrictions on voting in place for the first time in a presidential election. Voting restrictions like these have historically targeted minority and low income voters. This disturbing trend in state action has mirrored the weakening of
campaign finance restrictions and voting rights laws by the U.S. Supreme Court in recent years. Even as we witness a growing civic engagement, legal and political barriers rise to unjustly diminish individual voices.  

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Vote by Mail Act Will Expand Mail-In Voting, Automatic Registration–DEADLINE COB 5/23

The individual right to vote, the cornerstone of our democracy, is under threat in communities across America. According to the Brennan Center for Justice, by November 8, 2016, 14
states had new restrictions on voting in place for the first time in a presidential election. Voting restrictions like these have historically targeted minority and low income voters. This disturbing trend in state action has mirrored the weakening of
campaign finance restrictions and voting rights laws by the U.S. Supreme Court in recent years. Even as we witness a growing civic engagement, legal and political barriers rise to unjustly diminish individual voices.  

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Executive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act (v. 2)

I invite you to cosponsor the Executive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act to codify strong, bipartisan standards for ethical conduct by executive appointees. For decades, these standards have been largely determined by Executive Orders, meaning that each
incoming administration is free to take steps backwards on critical transparency requirements and safeguards against conflicts of interest.

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Executive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act

I invite you to cosponsor the Executive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act to codify strong, bipartisan standards for ethical conduct by executive appointees. For decades, these standards have been largely determined by Executive Orders, meaning that each
incoming administration is free to take steps backwards on critical transparency requirements and safeguards against conflicts of interest.

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