TODAY: Congressional Health Screenings

It is our pleasure to invite you and your staff to join us at the 22nd annual Congressional Health Screening, hosted by Men’s Health Network, today from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM and tomorrow from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM in the Rayburn First Aid Unit
(Rm 2050).  Refreshments will be served.

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Support Timely Access to Care for Diabetes Patients

Please join me in a letter to the Office of Management and Budget for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making comment period opposing the use of chained CPI to calculate annual adjustments to the Federal Poverty Level. OMB is currently considering updates to
the calculation, including the use of chained CPI, which would have devastating consequences to the millions of individuals and families that benefit from safety net programs. A shift to the chained CPI would be a mirage – while the federal government’s definition
of poor would change, the individuals and families that fail to meet the definition would nevertheless remain poor.

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Cosponsor Bill to Create an Affordable Housing Task Force

Most opioid addictions start off innocently enough – as the result of a doctor’s prescription. If we want to get serious about our efforts to combat the ongoing addiction crisis, we must get serious about making sure that all prescribers of prescription
opioids properly diagnose and treat patients. That is why I have introduced H.R. 2734, the Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act.

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INVITE: Support the fight against Public Charge! Join Quad Caucus for a Special Order on June 11th & Press Conference on June 12th

We write to invite you to join us to oppose the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed public charge rule, which would make it difficult for many immigrants to come to the U.S. or receive green cards if they are considered likely to use basic benefits
like Medicaid and nutrition assistance.  Last year, the Trump administration published a proposed rule that would administratively alter the definition of the term “public charge” in violation of congressional intent. We ask that you join us for a Special
Order on June 11, 2019 and press conference on June 12, 2019, to shift the narrative surrounding public charge and reaffirm our shared values as a nation.

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