H. Con. Res. 8, The Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of the Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution. This resolution will provide Members of Congress and the American people an annual update on the long-term financial health of the country. The Budget Committee has included
our resolution in their plan for budget process reform plan.

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End Wasteful Spending – Promote Smarter Purchasing

Faced with a national debt approaching $20 trillion, it is critical that Congress take measures to ensure the federal government is fiscally responsible. Please join us in cosponsoring the Buy Smarter and Save Act of 2017. This legislation will save billions
of hard-earned taxpayer dollars by leveraging the federal government’s purchasing power.

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Cosponsor H.R. 1819-The Bicameral Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act

Peabody Energy, Alpha Natural Resources, and Patriot Coal are three of over 50 coal companies that have declared bankruptcy in the last 2 years. In fact, since 2012, more than 44% of the coal produced in the United States came from a company that has filed
for bankruptcy.[1] Instead of posting sureties or collateral, these companies often opted to “self-bond.” Now that they are in the bankruptcy process, much of the cleanup costs may be shouldered by the taxpayer.

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Cosponsor H.R. 246 to Repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT)

As you travel around your district during this August work period, you will undoubtedly hear from your constituents about a variety of concerns. One issue, will be universal: rapidly rising health insurance premiums and a dwindling numbers of health insurers
in marketplaces across the country. Fortunately, there exists legislation that, if passed, would lower these increasing costs and stabilize insurance markets.

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