Cosponsor H.R. 5321 the Too Long, Didn’t Read Act (TL;DR Act)

For too many Americans, interacting with government agencies is a highly bureaucratic experience complete with confusing paperwork, unclear deadlines, missing benefits, and unnecessary penalties. It is unsurprising that in a 2017 Gallup poll, the federal
government received the least positive image of any business or industry sector.

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Protect Veterans from Opioid Addiction and Abuse

More than 140 individuals a day are dying from opioid abuse in the United States – powerful substances which include fentanyl, heroin, and prescription opioids. As congressional leaders, it is our duty to make sure we are doing all we can to prevent the
destruction these power drugs cause to Americans, including our veterans.

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Cosponsor the U.S.S. Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act Today!

It is with great sadness that I report that another survivor of the U.S.S. Indianapolis passed away on April 12, 2018. With only 16 remaining survivors, time is of the essence to honor the remaining crew members with a Congressional Gold Medal. I strongly
urge my colleagues to cosponsor H.R. 4107, the U.S.S. Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act, so we can express our highest level of appreciation for their bravery and distinguished achievements during World War II.

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Join HVAC Leadership in Supporting VA Research into Medicinal Cannabis

While data is limited, the American Legion, a congressionally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, conducted a

survey in October 2017 on a portion of its approximately 2.2 million veteran members and found that 92% of all respondents support medical research regarding medicinal cannabis and 82% of all respondents support legalizing medicinal cannabis. The survey
also found that “22 percent of veterans are currently using cannabis to treat a medical condition.” Therefore, it is clear that medical research into the safety and efficacy of cannabis usage for medical purposes is timely, necessary, and widely supported
by the veteran community.

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Cosponsor the Too Long, Didn’t Read Act (TL;DR Act)

For too many Americans, interacting with government agencies is a highly bureaucratic experience complete with confusing paperwork, unclear deadlines, missing benefits, and unnecessary penalties. It is unsurprising that in a 2017 Gallup poll, the federal
government received the least positive image of any business or industry sector.

Read More

Join HVAC Leadership in Supporting VA Research into Medicinal Cannabis

While data is limited, the American Legion, a congressionally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, conducted a

survey in October 2017 on a portion of its approximately 2.2 million veteran members and found that 92% of all respondents support medical research regarding medicinal cannabis and 82% of all respondents support legalizing medicinal cannabis. The survey
also found that “22 percent of veterans are currently using cannabis to treat a medical condition.” Therefore, it is clear that medical research into the safety and efficacy of cannabis usage for medical purposes is timely, necessary, and widely supported
by the veteran community.

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