Briefing Invite: WHAT WORKS IN POLICYMAKING

Please join Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-2) and Ben McAdams (UT-4) for a briefing to introduce the What Works Caucus.   The recently launched bipartisan What Works Caucus was formed to develop and promote results-driven, evidence-based legislation
and partnerships that addresses our nation’s biggest challenges. It will also spotlight data-driven local, state, and federal efforts, as well as the work of private and nonprofit partners, that are helping improve results for people around the country.

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Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706)

Sending Office: Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: Daniel.Dick@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706) Dear Colleague: I write to request your support for the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706), which would provide Small Business Administration’s (SBA) grants to state and local communities to […]

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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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End Lead’s Toxic Legacy: Cosponsor the Lead Free Future Act

Lead exposure changes the structure and function of children’s developing brains, causing damage that cannot be repaired. Children who are born developmentally healthy become impaired simply because they live in homes with chipping, peeling lead-based paint,
lead in the water they drink, and lead in the soil where they play. Lead exposure leads to poorer academic performance, behavioral health problems, and lifelong diminished opportunity. A 2017 study by Pew Charitable Trusts found a combined average return of
$2.77 for every dollar spent removing lead-based paint hazards and replacing lead service lines in pre-1978 housing. This return on investment is derived from both lowered education and health costs and increased tax revenue, as a result of avoiding the lifelong
adverse outcomes of lead exposure.

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Cosponsor: Flood Insurance for Farmers Act (H.R.830)

We invite you to cosponsor the Flood Insurance for Farmers Act (H.R.830), to make the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) work better for our nation’s farm
families. This bipartisan bill would lift the de facto prohibition on construction, expansion, or repair of agricultural structures like barns, sheds, and silos in areas designated at risk of floods by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Briefing Invite: WHAT WORKS IN POLICYMAKING

Please join Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-2) and Ben McAdams (UT-4) for a briefing to introduce the What Works Caucus.   The recently launched bipartisan What Works Caucus was formed to develop and promote results-driven, evidence-based legislation
and partnerships that addresses our nation’s biggest challenges. It will also spotlight data-driven local, state, and federal efforts, as well as the work of private and nonprofit partners, that are helping improve results for people around the country.

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Dropping next week – Be an original co-sponsor of the National World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Act

We write you today to request your support and co-sponsorship of the National World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Act, a bill to authorize the U.S. Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC. The
coin will serve as an important token to the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of the brave Americans who fought to defend our great Nation and advance peace and freedom throughout the world.

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