Cosponsor the Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats (HOT CARS) Act of 2017 (v. 2)

On average, 37 children die a year from heat-related deaths after being trapped in a hot vehicle. A temperature inside a car can reach 125
degrees in a matter of minutes, and cracking the windows does not help slow the heating process. In conjunction, a child’s body overheats 3-5 times faster than an adult body. Combined together this is a deadly situation that can be easily avoided with simple
technology.

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Restore Congress’ Article I Power: Co-Sponsor H.Res. 313, the Responsible Environmental Preservation and American Infrastructure Restoration (REPAIR) Resolution

Restoring order to the budget process and passing stand-alone authorization and appropriations bills is the most effective way to prove to our constituents that we are spending their tax dollars wisely. We took an important step in that direction when Congress
passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act last year and authorized new Army Corps of Engineers projects across the country. Historically, the annual appropriations process allowed Members to directly influence the level of Corps’
funding for these newly-authorized projects, but since 2011 this practice has been banned under the earmark moratorium. As a result, the Executive Branch retains complete discretion over the distribution of project-specific funding allocations for both the
Army Corps and the Bureau of Reclamation.

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Cosponsor the Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats (HOT CARS) Act of 2017

On average, 37 children die a year from heat-related deaths after being trapped in a hot vehicle. A temperature inside a car can reach 125
degrees in a matter of minutes, and cracking the windows does not help slow the heating process. In conjunction, a child’s body overheats 3-5 times faster than an adult body. Combined together this is a deadly situation that can be easily avoided with simple
technology.

Read More