Cosponsor H.R. 5291 the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act

Our nation is in the midst of a clean energy revolution. More and more of our electricity is being generated by renewable energy–as much as 22 percent in 2017–and we are only
beginning to utilize one of our great untapped renewable resources: offshore wind. Our nation’s very first offshore wind farm came online in 2016 off the coast of New England and others are in the early stages of development thanks to state and federal partnerships.
In order to take full advantage of this burgeoning field, we need to make sure American workers are fully trained and ready to pave the way for growth and innovation in this new American energy industry.

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Oppose Kihuen-Titus-Rosen Amendment #32

Last month more than 80 percent of the House supported legislation to move forward on both interim storage and permanent disposal of commercial spent nuclear fuel and defense waste. Today I ask that you
oppose Kihuen-Titus-Rosen Amendment #32 to H.R. 5895. 

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Oppose Anti-Science Amendment #23

Just last month, the House overwhelmingly supported bipartisan legislation to advance both interim storage and permanent disposal of commercial spent nuclear fuel and defense waste. Today I ask that you
oppose the Kihuen-Titus-Rosen Amendment #23 to H.R. 5895 that would eliminate funding the Department of Energy (DOE) needs to continue the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) licensing process for that permanent repository at Yucca Mountain.

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Become a Co-Sponsor Closing the Gun Show Loophole

I invite you to become a co-sponsor of a bill that closes the gun show loophole. The United States experiences epidemic levels of gun violence, claiming over 30,000 lives annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition
to those who are killed or injured, there are countless others whose lives are forever changed by the deaths of and injuries to their loved ones. Gun violence touches every segment of our society. It increases the probability of deaths in incidents of domestic
violence, raises the likelihood of fatalities by those who intend to injure others and among those who attempt suicide, and places innocent children and young people at risk.

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Support Kihuen-Titus-Rosen Amendments #23 and #32

We write to urge you to support the Kihuen-Titus-Rosen Amendments to H.R.5895, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. As members of the Nevada delegation, we strongly urge you to support these amendments which prevent
wasteful spending on the failed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository and allows the government to make an informed decision on where to store spent nuclear waste.

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Keep Our Nation Safe: Protect Critical Infrastructure from Terrorist Attacks

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of H.R. 940, Securing Communications of Utilities from Terrorist Threats or the SCOUTS Act, a bill which directs DHS to secure our Nation’s vital infrastructure from attacks. Owners and operators of critical
infrastructure need the support of DHS in order to adequately combat the cybersecurity threats of the 21st century.

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