Become an Original Co-sponsor of the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act

Please join me in supporting medically accurate and complete, age-, developmentally-, and culturally-appropriate, comprehensive sex education by co-sponsoring the
Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2017, which I will be re-introducing on
Friday, July 28, 2017. This legislation would expand beyond existing adolescent sexual health promotion programs, eliminate the abstinence-only-until-marriage state-grant program, and ensure that federal funds are spent on effective, age-appropriate,
medically accurate programs that support young people’s lifelong health.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Pathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017!

Today, 70 percent of Americans will need to turn to our nation’s basic living programs to help make ends meet. Without vital programs such as Social Security, nutrition assistance, and tax credits for working families, our nation’s poverty
rate would be nearly twice as high as it is today. These proven anti-poverty tools not only reduce poverty and hardship in the short-term, but have been proven to boost economic mobility in the long-term.  Moreover, these programs are proven to help struggling
families put food on the table and keep a roof over their head.  Eliminating them is not an effective way to lift Americans out of poverty. 

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BECOME AN ORIGINAL CO-SPONSOR: Audit the Pentagon Act of 2017

We invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of a bipartisan bill, the Audit the Pentagon Act of 2017, which would impose a discretionary spending penalty of 0.5% each fiscal year on any military service or defense agency that does not receive a qualified
or unqualified audit opinion by an external independent auditor.

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Celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month

Please join me in celebrating June as Caribbean American Heritage Month by becoming an original cosponsor today. In June 2005, the House unanimously adopted my legislation, H.Con.Res. 71, recognizing the significance of the Caribbean people
and the rich history, progress, and heritage their culture has contributed to the United States. This year is the 11th anniversary of H.Con.Res. 71, which was signed into law in 2006.

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