Support Research Promoting the Security and Modernization of U.S. Voting Systems

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring H.R. 4990, the bipartisan Election Technology Research Act of 2019. We are increasingly concerned about outdated and insecure voting systems, as well as the potential for targeted cyberattacks on technologies that
have become essential to our elections. These issues present opportunities to leverage science and technology to create election systems that are more accessible, reliable, and verifiable. As states take steps to secure voting systems for the 2020 elections,
it is critical that we provide additional federal resources and support for voting and election technology research and standards development.

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Keep Our Genes Private: Support the Genetic Information Privacy Act of 2019

Whether it is to learn more about their ancestry or their predisposition to disease, every day, U.S. citizens send their genetic information to testing services.  But
many U.S. citizens are unaware of what happens to their genetic information after they send it in.  Services that conduct genetic tests on consumers receive a wealth of genetic information that includes both intimate and personally identifiable information. 
These services are then able to sell their consumers’ data to third parties without their consent.

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Cosponsor the Online Privacy Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 4978, the Online Privacy Act. This is bold and comprehensive legislation to secure the privacy of every American. As Representatives of Silicon Valley, we’re proud of the countless innovations that have improved the
lives of billions that originate in our region. We also recognize that our country needs a comprehensive privacy law.

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Cosponsor the RARE Act, endorsed by 140 patient groups, and help fight rare diseases!

Please join Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-R-8) and I and become a cosponsor of the
Rare diseases Advancement, Research, and Education (RARE) Act (H.R. 4228) in the 116th Congress. This bipartisan bill will expand the ability of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)
to study rare diseases by improving treatment, research, and diagnostics of rare diseases through new and existing programs. This legislation has been endorsed by 140 patient groups.

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Support Action NOW on the LWCF Permanent Funding Act (H.R.3195)

Please join us in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer urging immediate action on H.R.3195, the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act. Passage of permanent reauthorization in March 2019 was a huge victory for the Land and
Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), America’s most important conservation and recreation program. Now is the time to build on this positive momentum and guarantee the program’s funding as well.

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