Expand Study Abroad Opportunities: Cosponsor the Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

In today’s global society, an undergraduate education that includes a meaningful study abroad experience is more important than ever. Study abroad provides students the opportunity to engage with other cultures, enhance foreign language skills, and expand
international knowledge. Unfortunately, less than two percent of all enrolled post-secondary students in the United States study abroad.  In addition, minority students, first generation college students, and community college students are underrepresented
in study abroad participation.

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24 Attorneys General Oppose Purdue Pharma Paying $38 Million in Bonuses in Bankruptcy

We write to ask you to join us in cosponsoring the bipartisan
No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019. Last week

news broke that twenty-four attorneys general submitted a court filing to oppose bankrupt drug company Purdue Pharma’s request to pay $38 million in bonuses to employees. While the company faces over 2,600 of lawsuits from states and other plaintiffs who
say the company fueled the opioid crisis, Purdue Pharma has looked to hand out millions to employees for a job well done. Attorneys General in opposition include:

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Expand Study Abroad Opportunities: Cosponsor the Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

In today’s global society, an undergraduate education that includes a meaningful study abroad experience is more important than ever. Study abroad provides students the opportunity to engage with other cultures, enhance foreign language skills, and expand
international knowledge. Unfortunately, less than two percent of all enrolled post-secondary students in the United States study abroad.  In addition, minority students, first generation college students, and community college students are underrepresented
in study abroad participation.

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Expand Study Abroad Opportunities: Cosponsor the Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

In today’s global society, an undergraduate education that includes a meaningful study abroad experience is more important than ever. Study abroad provides students the opportunity to engage with other cultures, enhance foreign language skills, and expand
international knowledge. Unfortunately, less than two percent of all enrolled post-secondary students in the United States study abroad.  In addition, minority students, first generation college students, and community college students are underrepresented
in study abroad participation.

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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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