Visit The Manufactured Homes on the National Mall

I urge you and your staff to go to the National Mall this week to see what modern manufactured homes look like. You will find they are indistinguishable from site-built homes and they provide a quality and attractive affordable housing solution for families
everywhere.

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Cosponsor the Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act

Please join me in protecting train passengers from secondhand smoke by cosponsoring the Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act (H.R. 2726).  This bill would simply codify Amtrak’s internal policy prohibiting smoking, including of electronic cigarettes, on its trains.

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Cosponsor: Cabin Air Safety Act (H.R.2208)

I invite you to cosponsor the bipartisan “Cabin Air Safety Act” (H.R.2208) to protect commercial airline passengers and crew from toxic cabin air. As you may know, “toxic fume” events
occur when air contaminated by engine exhaust, fuel fumes, de-icing fluids, and ozone enters the aircraft cabin through the jet engine intake. Exposure to even low levels of these contaminants can incapacitate passengers and crew, and long-term exposure could
lead to serious, debilitating health issues.

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Help Protect Communities From Violence

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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Support American Workers: Cosponsor the Buy America 2.0 Act

As you know, we face an infrastructure crisis of historic proportions.  Although it’s reassuring to see bipartisan agreement about the need to address this pressing challenge, a truly American infrastructure proposal must also boost American workers.  Despite
all the talk, the President’s infrastructure proposal was silent on Buy America.  So, I introduced H.R. 2755, the Buy America 2.0 Act, to require that all federally-funded infrastructure projects use materials made here in America.  The legislation is supported
by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers, Alliance for American Manufacturing, BlueGreen Alliance, AFL-CIO, and Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO.  I encourage you to sign on as a cosponsor.

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Help Protect Communities From Violence

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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