Cosponsor H.R. 3973, the Clean School Bus Act

Every day, more than 25 million children and thousands of school bus drivers breathe polluted air on their commute to school, which has a negative impact of student health and attendance, particularly for students with asthma and other respiratory conditions.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3068 – 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 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 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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Cosponsor Bill to Remove Confederate Statue from Federal Land in the Nation’s Capital

Please cosponsor my bill H.R. 4135 to require the removal of a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike from federal land near Judiciary Square in the District of Columbia.  This statue is different from other Confederate statues elsewhere in the United
States, as it was authorized by Congress in 1898 and paid for, in part, with federal funds.  The Freemasons, of which Pike was a member, donated the majority of the funds needed to build and install the statue in 1901. 

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Cosponsor H.R. 3844, the Farmer Fairness Act

I invite you to cosponsor the Farmer Fairness Act. The bill would extend the same Clean Water Act environmental liability requirements of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) contract farmers to integrator companies.

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Defend American Taxpayers & Protect the Environment, Support House Interior Appropriations Provision on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

As you know, earlier this year the House cast a historic vote for H.R. 1146, the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, to restore the protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the state before passage of the Republican tax bill.
In keeping with the House’s commitment to protecting the Arctic Refuge, our nation’s largest and wildest refuge, the House also included language in the Fiscal Year 2020 Interior Appropriations bill that would prevent a lease sale unless the Administration
took action to ensure that such a lease sale would produce sufficient revenue to match the projections from the Republican tax bill.

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