Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 9)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 8)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 7)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Ongoing Issues with the Military Lending Act Stifling Lending to Servicemembers

It has come to our attention that the Department of Defense (DoD) Military Lending Act (MLA) regulation—particularly the July 2015 amendments—has caused numerous financial institutions to eliminate products and services, many of which have been relied upon
by servicemembers and their families. Specifically, we hear from credit unions that they are being forced to cut back on or eliminate products that help find credit solutions for servicemembers and their families who may have few or no options. This is a result
of overly complex regulations that are difficult to understand and comply with. Such an unfortunate result harms not only the credit unions’ servicemembers but also their entire memberships. 

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 6)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Cosponsor H.Con.Res.75, Expressing the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated.

I write to invite you to co-sponsor my resolution H.Con.Res.75, which expresses the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated. Half a million Americans suffer from chronic homelessness, and public policy has not kept up with
this reality. The majority of those who find themselves chronically homeless experience “involuntary homelessness”, meaning their lack of housing results from a sudden financial crisis.

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H.R. 3583: End Overtaxation of People Hurt by Consumer Fraud

I invite you to become a cosponsor of the
Fair Tax Treatment for Consumer-Plaintiffs Act (H.R. 3583) to end the perverse disincentive that deters people from filing consumer fraud complaints out of fear that they will end up paying more in taxes than they could gain from winning a judgment
in their favor.

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Become a Co-sponsor of a Resolution Prioritizing Efforts to End Homelessness by 2020

I write to invite you to co-sponsor my resolution H.Con.Res.75, which expresses the sense of the Congress that homelessness in America should be eliminated. Half a million Americans suffer from chronic homelessness, and public policy has not kept up with
this reality. The majority of those who find themselves chronically homeless experience “involuntary homelessness”, meaning their lack of housing results from a sudden financial crisis.

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APPROPRIATIONS AMENDMENT PROCESS NOTICE

The Committee on Rules is likely to issue an amendment deadline prior to our return from the August district work period for consideration of the remaining eight appropriations bills. The remaining bills reported by the Committee on Appropriations include:
Agriculture; Commerce Justice, Science; Financial Services and General Governmental; Homeland Security; Interior; Labor, HHS, and Education; State and Foreign Operations; Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development—all of which can be found on their
website.

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