SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT OF CARBON CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY

Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is a critical component of improving the economic, environmental, and security aspects of fossil energy sources. According to the International Energy Agency, CCUS technology has the potential to contribute
to a 19% reduction in global CO2 emissions by 2050, an effort that can help in the fight against climate change. CCUS can also provide greater U.S. energy security by increasing domestic energy production. Despite these benefits, financing carbon capture projects
can be a serious impediment for companies in both the energy and industrial sectors.

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Become a Member of the Congressional Microbusiness Caucus (v. 2)

You are cordially invited to become a member of the bipartisan Congressional Microbusiness Caucus.  The purpose of the Caucus is to elevate the narrative of microbusinesses in Congress and provide a forum for microbusiness owners to have candid conversations
with their Members of Congress about regulatory barriers and other obstacles preventing entrepreneurs from starting and scaling their business in the United States.  The Caucus will also explore the potential effects of defining “microbusiness” in federal
law.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the 21st Century Investment Act of 2017

A robust research and development (R&D) tax credit boosts economic growth, creates jobs, and encourages local investment. Congress made the R&D tax credit permanent and expanded it to benefit start-ups and small businesses in 2015, but we should pursue new
ways to leverage the program to spur innovation, increase productivity, and create good-paying American jobs. To this goal, I am asking for your support for the 21st Century Investment Act of 2017, a bill that builds on the work of former Rep. Donna Edwards.

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Cosponsor the Menstrual Equity for All Act! (v. 2)

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 972 – Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2017. Menstruation hygiene items, such as pads, tampons, and liners, are necessary purchases for the vast majority of women. Popular culture would have you believe that these products are
ubiquitous and cheap, but in truth, many women face difficulty when it comes to access and affordability.

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