Support Research to Reduce Ambulance Diversions

In an emergency, our constituents depend on ambulances to get them quickly to the hospital to receive necessary medical care.  However, this care can be jeopardized if a hospital
has instituted a strategy known as “ambulance diversion,” in which a hospital temporarily closes the emergency department to incoming ambulances.

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Support Permanent Protection for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park

Please join me in becoming a cosponsor the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act (H.R. 5598), which permanently withdraws 234,328 acres of federal land and waters within the Superior National Forest from risky sulfide-ore
copper mining. The bill has bipartisan support, and is supported by local, regional, and national advocacy groups in favor of permanently protecting these waters.

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SHADOW DAY 2020 SIGN UP

The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth is excited to announce the eighth annual Foster Youth Shadow Day.
We hope that you will participate by providing a foster youth the opportunity to shadow you for at least 4 hours Wednesday, June 10, 2019.

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Support Research to Reduce Ambulance Diversions

In an emergency, our constituents depend on ambulances to get them quickly to the hospital to receive necessary medical care.  However, this care can be jeopardized if a hospital
has instituted a strategy known as “ambulance diversion,” in which a hospital temporarily closes the emergency department to incoming ambulances.

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Support H.R. 4404 to Ensure Patients are Adequately Informed and Empowered about their Prescriptions

There are millions of Americans who are taking prescribed and over-the-counter medication that can greatly increase the risk of suicide or depression.  Therefore, it is critically
important that those risk factors are prominently displayed on the medication to ensure that patients, along with their health care provider and pharmacist, can have a more thorough discussion as it relates to patient safety and awareness of harmful side effects.

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Support Research to Reduce Ambulance Diversions

In an emergency, our constituents depend on ambulances to get them quickly to the hospital to receive necessary medical care.  However, this care can be jeopardized if a hospital has instituted a strategy known as “ambulance diversion,” in which a hospital
temporarily closes the emergency department to incoming ambulances.

Read More

Support H.R. 4404 to Ensure Patients are Adequately Informed and Empowered about their Prescriptions

There are millions of Americans who are taking prescribed and over-the-counter medication that can greatly increase the risk of suicide or depression.  Therefore, it is critically important that those risk factors are prominently displayed on the medication
to ensure that patients, along with their health care provider and pharmacist, can have a more thorough discussion as it relates to patient safety and awareness of harmful side effects.

Read More