Cosponsor H.R. 3866 And Help Veteran Entrepreneurs!

We all agree that our men and women in uniform sacrifice so much for the freedoms we hold dear. One of these sacrifices is saving up to start a small business. With wages that are significantly lower than most jobs offered in the private sector, veterans
often separate from the Armed Forces with little in regards to savings. In addition, many of these veterans utilized military housing, insurance, and transportation and therefore lack significant credit history—even if they are financially responsible. 

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Co-sponsor the Disabled Access Credit Expansion Act

I invite you to show your support for Americans with disabilities by co-sponsoring the Disabled Access Credit Expansion Act—a bill that doubles the
Disabled Access Credit (DAC) and loosens eligibility requirements to better help small businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Cosponsor H.R. 3866 And Help Veteran Entrepreneurs!

We all agree that our men and women in uniform sacrifice so much for the freedoms we hold dear. One of these sacrifices is saving up to start a small business. With wages that are significantly lower than most jobs offered in the private sector, veterans
often separate from the Armed Forces with little in regards to savings. In addition, many of these veterans utilized military housing, insurance, and transportation and therefore lack significant credit history—even if they are financially responsible. 

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CoSponsor H.R. 5317, Repealing the Prohibition of Distilleries on Indian Lands

We invite you to join with us and cosponsor H.R. 5317. This bipartisan bill serves to repeal the prohibition on the construction and operation of distilleries on Indian lands that remains on the books from an 1834 law. The 1834 law in question, codified
at 25 U.S.C. § 251, was enacted at a time when the Federal government took a more paternalistic stance in engaging the Indian tribes and while many of its provisions have since been repealed, the distillery provision remains.

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Co-Sponsor the Superfund Enhancement Act of 2018!

Long-term health difficulties, business disruption and displacement costs are all hurting residents and U.S. small businesses affected by hazardous contamination.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designates as Superfund sites any land
in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste, and is a risk to human health and the environment. These sites are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL).
The NPL is the list of over 1,100 sites in the U.S. with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. Of those, there are 86 in New York State alone.

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