Cosponsor H.R. 1896, the Supporting Children of the National Guard and Reserve Act

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than 80 percent of military-connected children attend public schools. In 2011, the Government Accountability Office reported that data concerning the academic outcomes of these students
was limited. In response, the Every Student Succeeds Act included the military student identifier (MSI) to require that public schools identify and report on the academic outcomes of military-connected students.

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Secure the Ballot Box

According to a recent joint assessment by the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation, there were attempts to hack into our country’s elections systems in all 50 states in the 2016 election.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act

Please join me in encouraging fair access to federal advertising contracts by becoming an original cosponsor of the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act.  This bill would require all federal agencies to include in their annual budget
requests to Congress the amount they spend on advertising contracts with small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) and businesses owned by minorities and women.  Federal agencies would be required to provide prior and projected total expenditures for such contracts. 

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Protect Innocent Americans from Federal Civil Asset Forfeiture

Across the country, innocent individuals are having their property seized and due process violated by federal agencies like the Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Services.  Stories about a grocer in Michigan, a restaurant owner in Iowa and farmers
in Maryland sadly show that the I.R.S., with help from federal prosecutors, can seize bank accounts of unsuspecting, and innocent Americans. 

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FREE PRESS RESOLUTION – CLOSING TODAY

Please join me in co-sponsoring a resolution that expresses our commitment to a free press and demands that this Administration and all future administrations permit
press access to briefings and prohibit discrimination based on viewpoint.

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