Cosponsor H.R. 4013, the 2020 American Census Investment Act

The upcoming 2020 decennial census required by the Constitution is anticipated to be the largest and most digitally advanced count in US history.  Despite these expectations, the Census Bureau’s planning and preparation cycle has
been severely hindered by unfulfilled budget requests, forcing the delay and even cancelation of critical testing of new cost saving technology.  Without that testing the coming Census is at serious risk of failure.
That is why we are urging you to cosponsor the 2020 American Census Investment Act, which will provide the Census Bureau the funding it needs now to conduct an accurate and cost-effective 2020 Census.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4013, the 2020 American Census Investment Act

The upcoming 2020 decennial census required by the Constitution is anticipated to be the largest and most digitally advanced count in US history.  Despite these expectations, the Census Bureau’s planning and preparation cycle has
been severely hindered by unfulfilled budget requests, forcing the delay and even cancelation of critical testing of new cost saving technology.  Without that testing the coming Census is at serious risk of failure.
That is why we are urging you to cosponsor the 2020 American Census Investment Act, which will provide the Census Bureau the funding it needs now to conduct an accurate and cost-effective 2020 Census.

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Blocking Funding for UNFPA Endangers Mothers Worldwide

I write to share an Op Ed I authored that appeared in today’s Roll Call entitled
The U.S. Action Endangering Mothers Worldwide laying out the dangers faced by women and girls around the world as a result of the Trump Administration’s
decision to cut off U.S. funding to the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA. UNFPA provides critical healthcare for women living in areas of conflict and disaster around the world, delivering maternal care to 9 million women last year. Eliminating U.S.
funding will have a devastating impact on the ability of UNFPA to continue doing its life-saving work.

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Support Working Moms

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Supporting Working Moms Act (H.R. 4113 in the 114th Congress)—important legislation to make sure that all women can make the choice to
breastfeed their newborns.

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CLOSING TODAY: Oppose Arms Sale to Turkish Presidential Guards

As you may have read, the State Department has informally notified Congress of a proposed small arms sale by a U.S. company to Turkey that would directly benefit the Turkish President’s security detail, members of which were responsible for the brutal attacks
on peaceful protesters in Washington, DC during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last month. Especially in light of the fact that none of the men responsible for these attacks has been held accountable, we invite you to join us on a letter to Secretary
of State Tillerson urging him to block the proposed sale.

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Oppose Arms Sale to Turkish Presidential Guards (v. 2)

As you may have read, the State Department has informally notified Congress of a proposed small arms sale by a U.S. company to Turkey that would directly benefit the Turkish President’s security detail, members of which were responsible for the brutal attacks
on peaceful protesters in Washington, DC during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last month. Especially in light of the fact that none of the men responsible for these attacks has been held accountable, we invite you to join us on a letter to Secretary
of State Tillerson urging him to block the proposed sale.

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