Cosponsor the Bipartisan ENCRYPT Act to Prevent Patchwork System of State Encryption Laws

The recent broad adoption of strong encryption technology has triggered an intense debate in America over how the U.S. government should adapt. Concerns over the privacy, security and technological feasibility of a “backdoor” into encrypted devices for the government and law enforcement have been the subject of several hearings and mobilized coalitions of tech, law enforcement, and privacy groups.

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Join the Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Addiction (v. 2)

Every day communities across the country are struggling with the challenges of managing opioid and heroin addiction. 74 Americans die each day of drug overdoses – nearly 3 deaths, every hour, of every single day – staggering. Since 2000, the rate of overdose deaths has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdoses attributed to opioids.

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Help Restore Competition Among Health Insurance Companies (v. 2)

I write to ask that you support the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2015. This bill seeks to restore competition among health insurance companies and correct an historical error that allowed for an exemption from federal anti-trust and unfair competition laws. A form of this legislation passed the House during the 111th Congress 406 – 19 (Roll no. 64) and passed the House in the 112th Congress by a voice vote.

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Support H.R. 3894 Talia’s Law

Tonight, I ask for your support of H.R. 3894, also known as “Talia’s Law.” The bill addresses a problem that affects the families of our servicemen and women across the country: Insufficient protection for children facing neglect or child abuse.

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Cosponsor the Thin Blue Line Act (v. 5)

I invite you to sign on as a cosponsor of H.R. 814 the Thin Blue Line Act to ensure that those convicted of murdering our law enforcement officers, firefighters, and first responders face the harshest penalty available.

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Stop Synthetic Drugs

In the past few years, production and use of synthetic drugs that mimic the effects of illicit narcotics have soared. The result has been a growing epidemic of overdoses, hospitalizations, and violent attacks resulting from the stimulating, hallucinogenic effects of these drugs.

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