Support the Families of our ROTC Graduates and Cosponsor the Second Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III Memorial Act

Under current law, the men and women who successfully graduate from ROTC programs at colleges and universities across the country are not immediately eligible for military benefits, unlike other service members who graduate from the military academies. Consequently,
in the event an ROTC graduate passes away before having the opportunity to report to their first duty assignment, his or her surviving family is excluded from the crucial benefits and programs that are extended to those of other deceased service members. 

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STOP THE DETENTION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN & ASYLUM SEEKERS Cosponsor H.R. 532, Alternatives to Detention Act of 2019

The Trump Administration is manufacturing a crisis on our southern border as more children and families are arriving at the border from Central America, many seeking asylum. At the beginning of the year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reiterated
its demand to terminate the Flores Settlement Agreement, which stops the indefinite imprisonment of children separated from their families. Until they get this authority, the Administration is operating family detention centers – where families can be held
in inhumane conditions for years awaiting their hearings.

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Join Letter Supporting Collective Bargaining Rights of Federal Workers

Please join us in supporting the collective bargaining rights of federal workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In their current contract negotiations, the administration is attempting to upend the federal collective bargaining process through
the inclusion of provisions that may eliminate federal workers’ representation and workplace rights currently protected under the law.

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Join Letter Supporting Collective Bargaining Rights of Federal Workers

Please join us in supporting the collective bargaining rights of federal workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In their current contract negotiations, the administration is attempting to upend the federal collective bargaining process through
the inclusion of provisions that may eliminate federal workers’ representation and workplace rights currently protected under the law.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Fair Pay for All Act

The passage of the Equality Act in the House is a historic step towards full LGBTQ equality, but there is still work to be done to stop discrimination.  While the Equality Act codifies protections against workplace discrimination such as wrongful termination
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, LGBTQ Americans are still be vulnerable to pay discrimination. 

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Fair Pay for All Act

The passage of the Equality Act in the House is a historic step towards full LGBTQ equality, but there is still work to be done to stop discrimination.  While the Equality Act codifies protections against workplace discrimination such as wrongful termination
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, LGBTQ Americans are still be vulnerable to pay discrimination. 

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Cosponsor the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring H.R. 878, the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act. This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as
basic school supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

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