No Fly For Foreign Fighters Act

I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the “No Fly For Foreign Fighters Act,”
legislation that will help keep foreign fighters and terrorists from entering our country through an American airport.

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Co-Sponsor the Superfund Enhancement Act of 2018 to Help Small Businesses

Long-term health difficulties, business disruption and displacement costs are all hurting residents and U.S. small businesses affected by hazardous contamination.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designates as Superfund sites any land
in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste, and is a risk to human health and the environment. These sites are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL).
The NPL is the list of over 1,100 sites in the U.S. with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. Of those, there are 86 in New York State alone.

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HONOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY! COSPONSOR THE WOMEN AND CLIMATE CHANGE ACT OF 2018

In honor of International Women’s Day, upcoming on March 8th, it is more important than ever to celebrate the extraordinary impact of women throughout the world. Yet we must also realize the work we must do to ensure gender equality, particularly
when it comes to environmental justice. This is why I write to invite you to cosponsor my bill,
H.R. 4932, the Women and Climate Change Act of 2018, which would provide coordinated and comprehensive strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change on women and girls around the world.

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TOMORROW: Lunch Briefing at 11:45 am on Soil Health

By now, you should have received an invitation to a briefing on soil health sponsored by the Soil Health Institute, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, the Land Stewardship Project, and General Mills in conjunction with Rep. Tim Walz. This briefing
will discuss the benefits of soil health and opportunities to further advance soil health from farmers, researchers, and policy experts.

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Protect Our Coastlines and Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of H.R. 4888, the Safe Coasts, Oceans, and Seaside Towns (COAST) Act, a bill that would codify two of the common-sense safety regulations put in place after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster: the production safety systems
rule and the well control rule. At a time when nearly all of America’s coastal waters have been placed on the table for increased oil and gas drilling, the Trump Administration has simultaneously taken steps to ease regulations such as these that govern the
oil and gas industry. This would be an enormous mistake.

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Join us for a Soil Health Briefing

By now, you should have received an invitation to a briefing on soil health sponsored by the Soil Health Institute, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, the Land Stewardship Project, and General Mills in conjunction with Rep. Tim Walz. This briefing
will discuss the benefits of soil health and opportunities to further advance soil health from farmers, researchers, and policy experts.

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