CLOSING TODAY – Sign Letter to HASC requesting hearing on burn pits

When brave men and women dedicate their lives to serving our country, they knowingly assume the risk of war-related injuries. But tens of thousands of U.S. military service members, and civilian contractors unknowingly exposed themselves to toxic substances
that pose potential long-term, and life threatening health effects.

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Protect the Independence of the Special Counsel

I invite you to join me in as a co-sponsor of H.R. 3654, the “Special Counsel Independence Protection Act,” legislation which I introduced earlier this year to protect the integrity and independence of Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation into
Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the involvement or collusion, if any, of Trump Campaign operatives in those efforts. Companion legislation (S.1735) has been introduced in the Senate.

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act

Each year federal agencies submit thousands of reports to Congress containing a wealth of information that enables the public to better understand how well federal agencies are (or are not) fulfilling their respective missions, from ensuring the safety of
our drugs and food supply, to protecting the environment, and monitoring the soundness of our financial institutions. Unfortunately, many of these reports simply sit collecting dust in the Committees to which they are delivered, or are posted in numerous places
on dozens of agency websites rarely to be seen. 

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SUPPORT THE PRESIDENTIAL WORKPLACE ACCOUNTABILITY ACT

This year has brought much-needed attention to the revoltingly commonplace problem of sexual harassment and discrimination. And the House has finally taken our first steps to end the toxic culture in Congress that has allowed harassment
to remain out of sight and unchecked for so long.

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Sign Letter to HASC requesting hearing on burn pits

When brave men and women dedicate their lives to serving our country, they knowingly assume the risk of war-related injuries. But tens of thousands of U.S. military service members, and civilian contractors unknowingly exposed themselves to toxic substances
that pose potential long-term, and life threatening health effects.

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CLOSING TODAY – Sign Letter to HASC requesting hearing on burn pits

When brave men and women dedicate their lives to serving our country, they knowingly assume the risk of war-related injuries. But tens of thousands of U.S. military service members, and civilian contractors unknowingly exposed themselves to toxic substances
that pose potential long-term, and life threatening health effects.

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Oppose the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to the Conference Committee currently negotiating the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” H.R. 1, in opposition to rolling back the Johnson Amendment.
As you may know, the Johnson Amendment prohibits tax-exempt groups, including churches and other religious organizations, from engaging in political activity.

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Cosponsor Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act

Child pornography is unlike any other crime.  The abuse involved in its production radically alters the lives of victims, while trafficking in the permanent record of that abuse continues and expands the harm.  This growing network of perpetrators all contribute
to the harm and loss suffered by victims and create the need for assistance in putting lives back together.

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