Become an Original Cosponsor of Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities of deep poverty. In 2018, more
than 17.3 million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or less for a family of four. In
2017, over 30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Help Children Thrive

Please join me in supporting H.R. 4864, the Global Child Thrive Act, to build on efforts to advance early childhood development internationally.

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Cosponsor the Insulin Access for All Act

Access to insulin can improve — and even save — countless lives.  That’s why in 1921, the scientists who isolated insulin sold the patent for this procedure to the University of Toronto for $3, and for decades, insulin was affordable
for those who relied on it.

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Cosponsor the RARE Act, endorsed by 140 patient groups!

Please join Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-R-8) and I and become a cosponsor of the
Rare diseases Advancement, Research, and Education (RARE) Act (H.R. 4228) in the 116th Congress. This bipartisan bill will expand the ability of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)
to study rare diseases by improving treatment, research, and diagnostics of rare diseases through new and existing programs. This legislation has been endorsed by 140 patient groups.

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Help Protect Communities From Violence

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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