Support Vietnam Veterans affected by Agent Orange

In March 2016, the National Academy of Medicine released new research that formally recognized evidence of a link between bladder cancer, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, and Parkinson-like conditions to exposure to Agent Orange, an herbicide used freely by
the U.S. military in the jungles of Vietnam and the Korean demilitarized zone to remove trees and dense foliage that provided enemy cover. Currently there are 14 diseases on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “Veterans’ Diseases Associated with Agent Orange”
list, which allows veterans suffering from these diseases to be compensated by the VA for related care.

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Cosponsor H. Res. 993 and Oppose the Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service!

            For over 240 years, the United States Postal Service and our dedicated postal workforce have performed the essential government function of “providing postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary,
and business correspondence of the people.” In furtherance of this mission, the Postal Service and its more than 500,000 clerks, letter carriers, mail handlers, and other employees deliver the mail to over 157 million residential and business customers
six days a week nationwide.  Given the effectiveness of the Postal Service in fulfilling its critical public service mission, it is not surprising that the American people have consistently ranked the Postal Service as our most trusted government agency. 
In a
recent Gallup poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans also rated the Postal Service as “doing an excellent or good job.”

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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.    

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Cosponsor H.R. 6635, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 6635, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, which would require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at
Arlington National Cemetery. An identical bill has also been introduced in the Senate by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT).

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