Deadline 12 pm Today! Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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Cosponsor the Affordable Care Act OUTREACH Act

            I urge you to cosponsor the Affordable Care Act OUTREACH Act. This bill will require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to invest in outreach and promotional activities for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Cosponsor the Opioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act

Substance abuse in the United States is a public health crisis. In 2016, overdose deaths topped 59,000 – rising at the largest annual jump ever recorded. All evidence points to the trend continuing in 2017. Heroin deaths rose 23 percent, to 12,989, higher
than the number of gun homicides. Deaths from synthetic opioids rose 73 percent, and prescription painkillers had the highest toll – abuse of drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin killed 17,536 in 2016.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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