Co-Sponsor Bipartisan SURVIVE Act

As a former law enforcement officer, ensuring victims of domestic violence and crime have the resources they need to seek justice has always been a critical priority. Today, too many victims in vulnerable communities struggle to access vital services and
supports they need. Nowhere is the need for increased access to services greater than across Indian Country.

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JOIN BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO PROTECT SENIORS FROM FRAUD SCHEMES

Fraud schemes are costing seniors at least $36.5 billion per year.  However, the emotional loss is likely much higher.  One in twenty seniors in the U.S. is a target of fraud schemes.  Yet, the National Adult Protective Services Association
has found that only 1 in 44 seniors actually report that they are victims of a fraud scheme.     

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Cosponsor the Opioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act

Substance abuse in the United States is a public health crisis. In 2016, overdose deaths topped 59,000 – rising at the largest annual jump ever recorded. All evidence points to the trend continuing in 2017. Heroin deaths rose 23 percent, to 12,989, higher
than the number of gun homicides. Deaths from synthetic opioids rose 73 percent, and prescription painkillers had the highest toll – abuse of drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin killed 17,536 in 2016.

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JOIN BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO PROTECT SENIORS FROM FRAUD SCHEMES

Fraud schemes are costing seniors at least $36.5 billion per year.  However, the emotional loss is likely much higher.  One in twenty seniors in the U.S. is a target of fraud schemes.  Yet, the National Adult Protective Services Association
has found that only 1 in 44 seniors actually report that they are victims of a fraud scheme.     

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