Prevent President Trump from Illegally Building His Border Wall: Cosponsor the This Land Is Our Land Act

Since his inauguration, President Trump has subjected Congress, federal employees and, most importantly, the American people to uncertainty and harm in pursuit of an unnecessary boondoggle: a wall along the southern border. The President has threatened to
keep the government shut down for, as he put it, “months, or years,” and has vowed to use any means possible, including asserting eminent domain or declaring a state of national emergency, to get his wall.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the WATER Act of 2019

Too many families across the country have lost access to clean, safe drinking water in their homes. Our nation’s crumbling water infrastructure is in a state of emergency leading to unaffordable rates and outdated infrastructure. For decades, federal investment
in public water infrastructure has dwindled from 63% of projects in 1977 to just 9% in 2014. We need a major investment to renovate our old, lead-ridden water pipes and stem our water affordability crisis.

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Support plant-based food products, sign the letter to FDA!

We all agree that consumers should have clear information about what products they are buying in the grocery store. In September 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled a solicitation for public comment on the use of dairy foods in the labeling
of plant-based alternative products like almond milk and coconut butter. While I applaud the FDA’s desire to learn more about plant-based alternatives to dairy products, this modernization should ensure consumers can easily identify and select plant-based
alternatives to dairy products.

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Urge Japan to not allow commercial whaling

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to the Secretaries of State, Commerce and the Interior and the U.S. Trade Representative encouraging the administration to exert pressure on Japan to ban commercial whaling.

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Let’s address the real national emergency: the climate crisis

I am alarmed that this morning President Trump declared a national emergency for his manufactured “crisis” on the southern border. This is profoundly disturbing. Not only is the President circumventing Congress and the Constitution, but he’s making it clear
that he thinks he, alone, has the power to make these determinations. He’s wrong in so many ways. 

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Become a Cosponsor of the Bipartisan Albatross and Petrel Conservation Act

Many migratory seabird species are in trouble. Of the 22 species of albatross, 15 are threatened with extinction, while the remaining seven species are near threatened, according the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). More than half of
all petrel species are threatened with extinction. The most significant threat to these species is from bycatch in longline fisheries, especially from foreign fleets in the Pacific Ocean and illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries (IUU). Other threats
include marine pollution and invasive predators on nesting islands.

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