Support Naloxone Access

Increasing naloxone access has been critical in the fight against the opioid crisis, especially as the problem has progressed from abuse of prescription drugs to the use of heroin and fentanyl. Both the federal and state governments have taken steps to promote
access through the widespread use of standing orders, which allow providers to write a single prescription that can be used by any individual. 

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Student Loan Refinancing Act H.R. 2186

We are reintroducing the Student Loan Refinancing Act, a bill which would remove the current restrictions on refinancing and allow anyone with a subsidized or unsubsidized federal Stafford loan, or a federal direct PLUS loan, to refinance
their student loans whenever borrowing rates are reduced.

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Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2019

Even though 33 states have legalized medical marijuana, 10 states and D.C. have legalized adult-use marijuana, and 68 percent of Americans support legalization, marijuana is still listed under Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act. Enforcing federal
prohibition of marijuana will only serve to increase incarcerations, prevent invaluable research into its medicinal benefits, and create financial barriers for businesses.

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Sign Letter to Urge Implementation of Postal Banking Pilot Programs

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Postmaster General Brennan to urge her to implement postal banking pilot programs. Under its existing authority, the United States Postal Service can provide affordable financial services, including ATMs, pay-check
cashing, bill payment and electronic money transfers. This is crucial for both rural and urban communities that face limited banking options. There is a Post Office in every part of this country and they can be critical in providing much needed financial services
for communities that are underserved by financial institutions.

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