Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act

One thing is clear from the recent election: Americans are fed up with business as usual in Washington. Last year, we watched as President Trump animated his supporters and won the Presidency in part with his promise to “drain the swamp.” In that spirit,
I introduced legislation earlier this Congress that would take an important step toward fulfilling this promise.

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Join the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus

We are proud to announce the formation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus to focus congressional efforts on protecting the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, educating members and staff about the program, and connecting them
with advocates and participating constituents. Created in 2007 to encourage and enable Americans to pursue public service careers despite the financial burdens of their student loan debt, this program promises to forgive the remaining balance of federal Direct
Loans owed by full-time public service workers after they have faithfully paid on those loans for 10 years during public service employment.

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Preserve the independence of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)!

Please join me in sending the letter below to the NDAA conferees (see below) to oppose section 1531(d) of the Senate NDAA, which would compromise the independence of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) and the oversight work
of the congressional defense committees. SIGAR’s mission is to “Conduct independent, objective, and strategic audits, inspections, investigations, and analysis in a transparent manner for the Congress and the American taxpayer to promote economy and efficiency,
and to detect and deter waste, fraud, and abuse in the reconstruction of Afghanistan.”  This provision—which was not included in the House NDAA—would require SIGAR to request a waiver from the Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG) to release products
such as Congressional testimony, Office of Special Projects reports, and Quarterly Reports to Congress—which frequently provide examples of blatant waste, fraud or other corruption, and are a source for legislation. The waiver process would amount to screening
of SIGAR products and would interfere with SIGAR’s independence, impeding the ability of Congress to do oversight and save taxpayer dollars by preventing waste and fraud.

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Cosponsor the Opioid Immediate Suspension Order Act (H.R. 4073)

Please join me as a cosponsor on the Opioid Immediate Suspension Order Act (H.R. 4073). This legislation would begin to restore the ability of the Department of Justice to respond to the growing opioid crisis by repealing provisions of the Ensuring Patient
Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 (EPAEDEA, P.L. 114-145).

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Support Air Traffic Noise and Pollution Expert Consensus Act

       Communities nationwide continue to report the debilitating impact of airplane noise resulting from revised flight paths implemented under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) so-called “Next Generation Air Transportation System.” As the FAA
further attempts to implement this misguided program, it is imperative that the Administration and Congress receive the most updated and comprehensive scientific information on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution.

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