Become a Cosponsor of the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

No family is immune from domestic violence. In 2008, my own family lived through the loss of my cousin Cathy at the hands of her estranged boyfriend. It is our responsibility to ensure that we are doing everything in our power to safeguard our mothers, daughters,
and families from the horrors of domestic violence[1]. When we discover gaps in the system that affect our most vulnerable citizens, it is our moral responsibility to take the necessary steps to close those gaps.

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Deadline: Tomorrow for originals for Medicare Buy-In!

It is time for Congress to get serious about health care cost and quality. While the Affordable Care Act has made significant progress towards reducing the number of uninsured Americans and providing consumer protections to patients, there is more we can
do to reduce costs and improve quality, especially for older Americans who face higher premiums and more job insecurity.

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan PACE Act to Make Child Care More Affordable for More Families

We respectfully invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3632, the Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone (PACE) Act.  This bipartisan bill would make the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) fully refundable and enhance the value of Dependent Care
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) in order to put affordable child care within reach for more families.  A
Bloomberg editorial in support of the bill can be found
here, describing the PACE Act as legislation that “would measurably improve the lives of millions of American families.”

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Oppose Trump’s Attack on Equal Pay

Under the direction of President Obama in 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced an update to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) to include and gather data about compensation from employers. The revised EEO-1 would result
in three concrete goals that will help address pay disparities: increase public transparency, support employer efforts to self-monitor compensation practices, and strengthen the EEOC’s enforcement efforts. 

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Briefing on the 2017 Cancer Progress Report

As co-chairs of the House Cancer Caucus, we would like to bring to your attention an important report which highlights the key advances in cancer research that are leading to countless lives saved and contributing to the economic health and well-being of
our nation. 

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Urge Tillerson to Investigate Violence & Corruption in Mexico

We invite you to sign onto our letter voicing concern to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the violence and corruption related to the war on drugs in Mexico, and the U.S. role. The State Department must conduct a full review of U.S. assistance to Mexico
and push for a comprehensive investigation of flagrant, ongoing human rights abuses.

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