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CLOSING FRIDAY (5/1) – Bicameral, Bipartisan Letter on Antipersonnel Landmines

April 30, 2020

            Senator Leahy and I invite you to join us on a bicameral letter asking about the recent reversal of U.S. policy regarding anti-personnel landmines.

CORONAVIRUS: COSPONSOR the Protecting Cures Act of 2020 (H.R. 6417)!

April 30, 2020

Americans are facing a devastating global health crisis. Though we should be dedicating all our available resources to prevent and treat COVID-19, the Trump Administration’s

restrictions on fetal tissue research have stripped us of one of the most powerful tools in our arsenal and sidelined some of our most productive and promising scientists.
We invite you to cosponsor the Protecting Cures Act of 2020 (H.R. 6417) to remove these restrictions and protect all biomedical research moving forward.

Cosponsor H.R. 587 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

April 30, 2020

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.     

Cosponsor H.R. 6627 and Hold China Accountable at the WTO

April 30, 2020

Over the past 20 years, the People’s Republic of China has enjoyed a great deal of economic success, leaping to become the second largest economy in the world. Yet, China continues to take advantage of international financial institutions, particularly the
World Trade Organization.

Join Letter to the Administration on Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global LGBTQI Population

April 29, 2020

Evidence suggests the COVID-19 pandemic is having disproportionate impacts on marginalized populations around the globe. LGBTQI individuals around the world face unique challenges during this unprecedented time, particularly due to existing stigma, discrimination, harassment,
and higher rates of underlying health conditions that have been shown to exacerbate the mortality rate of COVID-19. I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Secretary Pompeo and USAID Acting Administrator Barsa outlining steps the Administration should
take to reaffirm our democratic and inclusive values in the treatment of LGBTQI people in global responses to the pandemic. Text of the letter below. To sign on, please contact Erica Riordan in my office at
Erica.Riordan@mail.house.gov. 

CLOSING FRIDAY (5/1) – Bicameral, Bipartisan Letter on Antipersonnel Landmines

April 29, 2020

            Senator Leahy and I invite you to join us on a bicameral letter asking about the recent reversal of U.S. policy regarding anti-personnel landmines.

Cosponsor: Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative (IPDI)

April 29, 2020

Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 6613, “Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative (IPDI),” which identifies the specific resources required to enhance the United States’ deterrence of China in the Indo-Pacific region, similar to what the European
Deterrence Initiative has done for Europe against Russia. The bill enhances United States’ presence in the region, improves infrastructure and logistics, builds allied and partner capacity to deter aggression, strengthens ally and partner interoperability,
allows for additional training and exercises, and demonstrates United States’ commitment to Indo-Pacific nations to address operational challenges in the IndoPacific region.