We Need Olympics Reform Now! – DOJ Now Investigating Sex Abuse Within Olympic Organizations

Over the past several decades, the Olympic movement has strayed from its roots. The time is now to take a serious look at the USOPC and if it is fulfilling its mission as outlined by the Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act. As several Congressional and private
investigations revealed, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee officials were more concerned with protecting the Olympics brand and producing medals than athlete’s health and well being. The time is right to take an Olympics wide accounting of the
underlying culture that lead to the multiple sexual abuse scandals plaguing the Olympics community.
A Congressionally mandated Commission will allow experts in sports governance, coaching, child welfare and abuse to address these issues in a timely manner, free from politics. 

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 1154 – the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 1154, the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act. Our public safety employees—police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel—put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. Yet in 20
states, these public safety employees currently do not have the ability collectively bargain for fair wages and hours. In fact, in seven states, they do not even have the ability to form a union.

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Cosponsor H.R. 1450, the Do No Harm Act

When Congress passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 1993 with overwhelming bipartisan support, the intent was not to undermine civil rights, but to protect
them, especially for religious minorities.  Religion is a protected class under the Civil Rights Act, and the freedom to exercise religious beliefs is constitutionally protected as a fundamental American value.

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Be a Cosponsor of Bipartisan Legislation to HALT Campus Sexual Violence

Under federal law, students are entitled to a safe educational environment free of sexual harassment. But research shows that 20 percent of young women and 6 percent of young men will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault on campus, and
the National Institute of Justice estimated that 63 percent of universities shirk their legal responsibilities to respond to these violent crimes.

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Protect American Workers From Outsourcing – VOTE “YES” on H.R. 3624, The Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019

The House will soon consider H.R. 3624, the “Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019,” and I urge you to stand up for American workers by voting “yes” on this bill.  H.R. 3624 would inform investors and the public of public companies’ outsourcing practices
by requiring them to annually disclose the total number of employees they employ in each state and foreign country, as well as the percentage change from the previous year.

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