Cosponsor the Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act

Please become an original cosponsor of the Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act, which would authorize the establishment of a memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia commemorating the efforts of the 18 million American
women who kept the home front running during World War II.   Women are dramatically underrepresented in our memorials. 

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Co-Sponsor H.Res.531

Please join me in supporting H.Res.531 to combat the rampant exploitation of children and child labor in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Retirement Savings for Family Caregivers

As Americans across the country seek to ensure they have a strong safety net for their retirement, it is important that the federal government provides adequate access to retirement savings vehicles. Under current law, employees aged 50 and older are eligible
to utilize catch-up contributions to make additional deposits to their 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other eligible retirement accounts.

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Encourage Safe Workplaces – Cosponsor the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Authorization Act!

I write you today to ask you to join me as an original cosponsor of the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Authorization Act. This program, administered by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), provides grants to non-profits, community
organizations, employer associations, labor unions, educational institutions, and state and local governments to provide training and education programs on creating safer workplaces.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3068 – The Offshore Wind Jobs and Oportunity Act

Our nation is in the midst of a clean energy revolution. More and more of our electricity is being generated by renewable energy and we are only beginning to utilize one of our great untapped renewable resources: offshore wind. Our nation’s very first offshore
wind farm came online in 2016 off the coast of New England and others are in development thanks to state and federal partnerships. In order to take full advantage of this burgeoning field, we need to make sure American workers are fully trained and
ready to pave the way for growth and innovation in this new American energy industry.

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Strengthen Our Nursing Workforce

Please join us in securing the future of the Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 296 et seq]) by cosponsoring
H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019. Administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Title VIII programs have supported the recruitment, retention and distribution of highly-educated
professionals who comprise our nation’s nursing workforce for more than 50 years.

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Marijuana Data Collection Act

Several studies by prominent healthcare associations and scientific publications have produced data that analyzes states that have legalized marijuana and the benefits legalization has produced for the state from an economic, criminal justice, and healthcare
perspective, among others. Despite these reports, marijuana remains a controversial topic, fueled by its misplaced stigma, and the “war on drugs” rhetoric from various prominent law enforcement officials. While President Trump stood by his original position
to allow states to continue their programs without federal interference, authorizing legislation to deschedule, or allow research for medical and/or non-medicinal marijuana, has yet to advance in Congress.

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