Oppose S. 139, the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, without USA RIGHTS Amendment

As a veteran who served on active duty, I believe that when it comes to foreign terrorists, we need to track them down and kill them.  I support using the awesome powers of our intelligence agencies to spy on foreigners on foreign soil, which is the basis
for FISA Section 702.  But when it comes to spying on Americans, we must follow the Constitution.  For far too long, FISA Section 702 has been perverted to allow warrantless, unconstitutional spying on Americans.  Unfortunately, the FISA Amendments Reauthorization
Act from Chairman Devin Nunes does not adequately fix Section 702 and in some respects makes the problem worse.

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Cosponsor the Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act!

In light of recent events in New York City and around the world, I would like to bring to your attention important legislation that I introduced that would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine what actions the Department is undertaking to
combat the threat of vehicular terrorism and submit a report to Congress on its findings and recommendations.  This follows up the work I did during the consideration of the House’s appropriations package.

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Cosponsor the Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act!

In light of recent events in New York City and around the world, I would like to bring to your attention important legislation that I introduced that would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine what actions the Department is undertaking to
combat the threat of vehicular terrorism and submit a report to Congress on its findings and recommendations.  This follows up the work I did during the consideration of the House’s appropriations package.

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2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! Space Advocates is excited to kick-off the New Year by sharing with you the following invitation to participate in a professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part
of our ongoing effort to promote space education, we encourage you to attend the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space, science, and space technology. The course description,
curriculum, and registration can be found below. This series will begin on Friday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325.  We hope you will join Space Advocates and the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to
learn about space issues from a diverse group of experts and guest speakers, and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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