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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Support the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2019 (H.R. 3550)

I write to request your co-sponsorship of my bill, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2019 (H.R. 3550), which expands and extends the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) for hiring qualified veterans. Without action, the tax credit is current set to expire on
December 31, 2020.

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Cosponsor the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act (H.R. 5375)

We invite you to join us as a cosponsor of
H.R. 5375  – the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019. The legislation provides a 15% Investment Tax Credit for Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) and resumes the tax credit for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Clean energy technologies
will help us address some of the most pressing energy production, energy consumption, and environmental issues faced by urban and coastal communities.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Employer Participation in Repayment Act

The average student graduates with nearly $40,000 in student loan debt. Student loan debt now represents the second highest form of consumer debt and forces many recent college graduates to delay buying a home, saving for retirement, purchasing a car, or
starting a family. 70 percent of graduates needed to take on some amount of student loan debt to pay for their education, and they join the approximately 40 million Americans currently struggling with a total of $1.4 trillion student loan debt, collectively.
Employers are looking at new ways to help, but it’s time we do our part. 

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