CO-SPONSOR STOPPING IMPROPER PAYMENTS TO DECEASED INDIVIDUALS ACT

On Monday May 6, 2019, Representatives Cheri Bustos and Greg Gianforte will reintroduce the bipartisan Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals Act. The deadline to sign on as an original cosponsor is close of business Friday
May 3, 2019. Senators Kennedy and Carper will be introducing identical companion legislation. Please join us in supporting this common-sense idea to improve the collection of information, cut down on fraud, and save the government money.

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Cosponsor the RIIDE Act

Please join us by co-sponsoring the Reining in Irresponsible Decorating Expenses (RIIDE) Act.
This legislation would bring much-needed transparency when it comes to federal agency heads’ excessive spending on office renovations and furniture and create real consequences for officials who break the rules.

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Curbing Sexual Harassment in the Tech Sector

Please join us in support of HR 4734, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act, which would stop employers from sweeping sexual harassment under the rug through forced arbitration clauses. Earlier this week, Facebook, Google, eBay and Airbnb changed their
sexual harassment policies and ended the mandatory arbitration of such claims. We ask that you join us in calling for federal legislation to end this practice across the private sector and ensure survivors may pursue justice. 

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Farmers Need a Farm Bill Trade Fix, Not a One-Time Bailout

As you’ve likely seen, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is making the rounds on Capitol Hill this week to discuss the farm bill. He’s mentioned the challenges that our farmers and ranchers face in their export markets, and he has specifically pointed to
soybean farmers as the first off the landing craft when it comes to the Administration’s misguided trade war with the Chinese.

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Cosponsor the bipartisan Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act

Please join us in introducing the Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act, which will make it easier to treat opioid addiction through telemedicine. Specifically, the legislation would instruct the Attorney General to take necessary steps
to allow for the prescription of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and other controlled-substances via telemedicine.

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Cosponsor the bipartisan Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act

Please join us in introducing the Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act, which will make it easier to treat opioid addiction through telemedicine. Specifically, the legislation would instruct the Attorney General to take necessary steps
to allow for the prescription of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and other controlled-substances via telemedicine.

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Cosponsor HR 4945, the Rural Health Liaison Act

We urge you to join us in cosponsoring the Rural Health Liaison Act, legislation intended to streamline federal investment in rural health care and improve coordination between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and health care stakeholders.

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