Support the Shutdown Relief Act

More than 800,000 federal workers are struggling after missing their first paycheck this week because of the partial government shutdown. For those living paycheck to paycheck, this shutdown presents a
serious financial crisis. To help pay the bills in the interim, some
federal workers have been considering
withdrawing money from their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP is a version of a 401(k) retirement savings plan for federal employees. The program includes both Roth and traditional account options.

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Cosponsor H.R. 587 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.   

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HONORING CONGRESSWOMAN SLAUGHTER

Please join me in support of H.R. 540, a bill to designate the mail facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York as the “Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office.”

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Be A Cosponsor the Superior National Forest Land Exchange

I invite you to cosponsor the Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act, which would codify an important land exchange between the United States Forest Service and PolyMet Mining. A similar measure introduced by Representative Nolan passed the Natural Resources
Committee and the House with bipartisan support in the 115th Congress. The exchange is strongly supported by municipal, county, and state elected leaders and will deliver hundreds of high wage, next-generation mining jobs in the region along with indirect
jobs throughout our nation.

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