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Become an ORIGINAL CO-SPONSOR of a resolution recognizing Latinas during National Women’s History Month

March 6, 2018

The month of March is National Women’s History Month. Please join me in honoring Latinas in the United States by cosponsoring a resolution Recognizing Women’s History Month and celebrating the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United
States. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) will be introducing identical legislation in the Senate.

H.R. 3315, Protecting Consumer Access to Vision Care Act of 2017

March 5, 2018

Currently, there exists a severe inequity in Treasury regulations in the way stand-alone vision plans (SAVPs) are treated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 9010 of the ACA imposes a health insurer fee on covered entities engaged in the business
of providing health insurance. While it can be debated whether or not the fee ever made sense for a traditional health insurance company, it is clear that this fee should never have applied to SAVPs.

Deadline Extended – Support PILT!

March 5, 2018

JARED POLIS                                          PAUL A. GOSAR, D.D.S.

Help Eliminate Food Deserts! Cosponsor the Healthy Food Access for All Americans Act (HFAAA)

March 5, 2018

Currently an estimated 37 million Americans live in what the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) classifies as a food desert—not living within a mile of a grocery store in urban communities or 10 miles of a grocery store in rural areas. The lack
of healthy foods has devastating effects on the health of communities, leading to higher incidents of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Support Full Funding for the Essential Air Service in FY 19

March 5, 2018

Please join me in supporting full funding for the current authorized discretionary levels for the Essential Air Service in the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Join the Congressional Motorsports Caucus

March 1, 2018

As Co-Chairmen, we invite you to become a member of the Motorsports Caucus.  It will serve as an informal, bipartisan group of Members dedicated to educating other Members of Congress about –and working toward common legislative goals concerning – motorsports
of all varieties and their impact on American culture. 

Become a Co-Sponsor for the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act

March 1, 2018

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 152, the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act. During the American Revolutionary War, Prince Hall and fourteen other men of color were rejected by the colonial Freemasonry on the basis of race. As a result,
Hall founded the first Black Masonic Lodge. The Prince Hall Freemasonry Lodge, originally created for freed slaves, has made history as the oldest and largest group of black Masons. It marks one of the many feats African-Americans have faced in the fight for
fairness and representation throughout history.

Special Order tonight! Recognize the Creation of the Oldest Civil Rights Organization in America The NAACP

February 28, 2018

Tonight, I invite you to join me on the House Floor to recognize the 109th anniversary of the NAACP.  As you know, the mission of the NAACP is to ensure equal political, educational, social, and economic rights for all
persons. The NAACP also campaigned to eliminate racial hatred and invidious discrimination. Please join me in honoring the NAACP for its 109 years of faithful service and leadership in the struggle for civil and human rights for all.

Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018

February 27, 2018

Please join Rep. Walz (D-MN) and myself in co-sponsoring the bipartisan bill, H.R.5038, the Reserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018.  This bill would entitle and equalize all Active, Reserve, and National Guard service member
to receive the same benefits while acting under 12304b orders.

H.R. 3315, Protecting Consumer Access to Vision Care Act of 2017

February 26, 2018

Currently, there exists a severe inequity in Treasury regulations in the way stand-alone vision plans (SAVPs) are treated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 9010 of the ACA imposes a health insurer fee on covered entities engaged in the business
of providing health insurance. While it can be debated whether or not the fee ever made sense for a traditional health insurance company, it is clear that this fee should never have applied to SAVPs.