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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Combat the Opioid Addiction Crisis and Cosponsor the Safer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act

In cities across New York, local Habitat for Humanity chapters are just as likely to renovate existing homes as they are to build new homes for low income buyers. Renovating existing homes encourages sustainability in the housing market and contributes to
economic development in our communities. Many of these existing homes require expensive lead, asbestos, and/or mold abatement before renovations can take place.
The Removing Environmental Hazards and Building Safely or REHABS Act would fund abatement, encouraging housing providers like Habitat for Humanity to continue renovating homes.

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Block the Administration’s Rollback of the Equal Access Rule: Become a Cosponsor of H.R. 3018, the Ensuring Equal Access to Shelter Act

Research shows that Black and Hispanic LGBTQ youth entering the juvenile justice system have higher rates of child abuse, neglect, family conflict, and homelessness as other youth. Since they still depend on their families to meet their material needs, abuse
and neglect can leave Black and Hispanic LGBTQ youth emotionally and physically vulnerable, particularly if they find themselves contemplating living on the streets with nowhere to turn for support.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2112 – Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act

Over the past few decades, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated or closed over 120 field offices –

a 10 percent reduction – without providing local communities or Congress sufficient notification or justification. Consequently, communities already suffering from long wait times and backlogs are now left with little or no access to services.

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Support Bipartisan Marijuana Descheduling Legislation

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 Administration on DIR Fees in Part D Rule

As Members of Congress, it is our duty to uphold the government-to-government relationship and fulfill the trust responsibility that the federal government has with Tribal Nations. As part of this, it is Congress’ responsibility to support Tribal
governments in exercising greater control over their planning and budgeting processes to meet local needs and be more involved in internal governance and identification of needs within their communities.

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