Support H.R. 1187, the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act

Functional gastrointestinal (GI) and motility disorders refer to medical conditions where normal movement of the digestive tract, sensitivity of the nerves of the digestive tract, or the way in which the brain controls some of these functions is impaired.
These conditions affect two in five Americans, cause considerable suffering and disability, and cost society over $30 billion annually. They can affect any area of the digestive tract and are characterized by persistent recurring symptoms that cause tremendous
personal and societal burden.

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Sign a Bipartisan Letter for Liver Donation Fairness

The process of allocating organs from donors to their recipients is of vital importance to every American. At this moment, the fairness of that process is at risk. Please join me in writing to Health and Human Services Secretary Azar to oppose the newest
attempt to undermine the organ allocation process.

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Combat Veteran Homelessness

Please join us in co-sponsoring H.R. 4898, the Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2018, which reauthorizes several key programs that provide outreach and services to homeless veterans that will begin to expire on September 30, 2018
without Congressional action. 

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Lower Prescription Drug Costs

We invite you to co-sponsor the Capping Prescription Costs Act of 2018 (H.R. 6340), which would tackle the problem of high prescription drug costs that families face by placing a monthly cap on their out-of-pocket copays.

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Letter to HHS: Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing of Antipsychotic Drugs to Seniors with Dementia

Please join us in writing to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar regarding the inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotic drugs to seniors with dementia. While HHS has taken some steps to reduce inappropriate prescribing in nursing home settings,
little has been done to address the risks facing seniors in other care settings. Inappropriate use of antipsychotic drugs continues to be a concern in all settings, and we urge HHS to act now for the safety of our seniors.

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