Join the Military Youth Programs Caucus — Breakfast Event on March 3rd (v. 2)

We encourage you to join the Military Youth Programs Congressional Caucus in support of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps and the Young Marines. The young men and women of these premier youth organizations are the future leaders of our country, and the Military Youth Programs Congressional Caucus will educate its members on these organizations, advocate for their continued support and funding and ensure they thrive well into the future.

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Combat the Heroin Epidemic

Heroin abuse in the United States has reached unprecedented levels, with a six-fold increase in the total number of overdose deaths since 2002. In 2014, for the first time in the United States, over 10,000 people lost their lives to heroin use nationwide, and that number is expected to have increased significantly in 2015 when the final data is reported.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4238: Legislation Striking the Term Oriental from Federal Law

I invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 4238, legislation striking the term “Oriental” from federal law in each place it appears referring to a person and replaces it with more culturally appropriate language. All members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) in the House are cosponsors of this measure, the same initiative that passed the House of Representatives by voice vote as an amendment to H.R. 8 (a bill the President has threatened to veto).

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Support National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month. Please join me in honoring the increased awareness and knowledge of women’s involvement in history by cosponsoring the National Women’s History Month resolution.

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Help Working Families Afford Diapers

Due to the high cost of diapers and related supplies, working families struggle to afford diapers for their infant or toddler. Their income is often insufficient to cover the cost of rent, food and transportation, much less the basic needs for their infant.

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