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DEADLINE NOON TODAY – Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 30, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Call for Original Cosponsors: Fairness for Farm workers Act

January 30, 2019

Farm workers play a critical role in our economy, ensuring that our constituents have safe, quality food on their tables. They work long, hard hours in one of the most hazardous industries in this country and are exposed to an incredibly physically demanding
career. Many of these workers are mothers who work from sun-up to sun-down to make ends meet.  

Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns

January 30, 2019

Sending Office: Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: Eric.Henshall@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns 116th Cosponsors: Reps. Pascrell, McCollum, Cooper, Dingell, Khanna, DeGette, Watson Coleman, Yarmuth, Moore, McEachin, Espaillat, McGovern, Frederica Wilson, Beatty, Wasserman Schultz, Sarbanes, Cohen, Jayapal, Garcia, […]

Call for Original Cosponsors: Fairness for Farm workers Act

January 30, 2019

Farm workers play a critical role in our economy, ensuring that our constituents have safe, quality food on their tables. They work long, hard hours in one of the most hazardous industries in this country and are exposed to an incredibly physically demanding
career. Many of these workers are mothers who work from sun-up to sun-down to make ends meet.  

Cosponsor the Federal Employee Credit Score Protection Act

January 30, 2019

The longest U.S. government shutdown in history is over. But the damage to our federal employees and contractors across America over these past 35 days is already done. Many federal workers missed payments on rent, utilities, credit cards and/or mortgages.
And that means lower credit scores.

COSPONSOR H.R. 510, the Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act (‘BRACE Act’)

January 30, 2019

As the freight rail industry has evolved, many short line railroads and smaller communities have been abandoned, removing critical first- and last-mile links between producers, consumers, and export opportunities in large and small communities across America.
Since it was first enacted in 2005, the Short Line Railroad Maintenance Credit has been extended for one- or two-year increments, providing limited certainty for short line railroads to make investments in their infrastructure. Our legislation provides
certainty by making the Short Line Railroad Maintenance Credit permanent while also applying it retroactively to tax year 2018.

Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns

January 29, 2019

Sending Office: Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: Eric.Henshall@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns 116th Cosponsors: Reps. Pascrell, McCollum, Cooper, Dingell, Khanna, DeGette, Watson Coleman, Yarmuth, Moore, McEachin, Espaillat, McGovern, Frederica Wilson, Beatty, Wasserman Schultz, Sarbanes, Cohen, Jayapal, Garcia, […]

Olson-Beyer-Perlmutter Bill: Help Federal Employees, Allow Penalty-Free Retirement Fund Withdrawals

January 29, 2019

We can all agree that the partial government shutdown placed many federal employees, contractors and their families in an impossible situation as they worked (or were furloughed) without pay. And of course, these same families are anxiously watching the
calendar as negotiations around a longer-term agreement begin with a deadline of February 15th looming.  

Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 28, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Become an Original Co-sponsor of the Economic Development Act for Distressed Zones of 2019

January 28, 2019

Please join me as a co-sponsor of the Economic Development Act for Distressed Zones of 2019, necessary to attract private investment in economically depressed areas creating lasting economic prosperity and stability across the nation. This
will be achieved through a well-thought-out, strategic plan for the development of the distressed zone.