Protect Students and Taxpayers: Become an Original Cosponsor of the POST Act

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the bicameral Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers (POST) Act. Current law prohibits for-profit colleges and universities from deriving more than 90% of their revenue from the U.S. Department of Education’s federal
student aid programs. The other 10% is required to come from sources other than the federal government. The purpose of this rule is to ensure that schools are not overly dependent on the federal government for their operation and that others, besides federal
taxpayers, have skin in the game. 

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Mental Health Parity

Please join me in cosponsoring the Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act, H.R. 2874.  I introduced the same legislation in the 115th Congress as H.R. 4778 and was proud to reintroduce it this year.

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Support Bipartisan Marijuana Descheduling Legislation

Even though 33 states have legalized medical marijuana, 10 states and D.C. have legalized adult-use marijuana, and 68 percent of Americans support legalization, marijuana is still listed under Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act. Enforcing federal
prohibition of marijuana will only serve to increase incarcerations, prevent invaluable research into its medicinal benefits, and create financial barriers for businesses.

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Co-sponsor H.R. 2655: Purple Heart Freedom to Work Act

Please join Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) and Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) in supporting the bipartisan legislation,
Purple Heart Freedom to Work Act (H.R. 2655).  This bill, if enacted, would raise the current monthly disability benefit for combat disabled heroes from $1,220 per month to the statutorily-allowed level of $2,040 per month (Section 223[d][4]
of the Social Security Act; 42 U.S.C. 423 [d][4]).  Additionally, it would ensure veterans who are disabled due to combat do not lose their Social Security disability benefits in cases when earned income exceeds the current, unacceptably low threshold.

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Join the Congressional Gulf War Veterans Caucus

For decades, presidential administrations have maintained detailed records regarding meetings with foreign leaders, ranging from President Eisenhower’s conversations with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to President Clinton’s phone calls with Russian President
Boris Yeltsin.

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