Results for the tag Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Support Tobacco Prevention and Cessation: Sign FY21 Letter for CDC Office of Smoking and Health (OSH)

Please join me in supporting vital funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). Increased funding will equip OSH with the support it needs to address an epidemic in youth e-cigarette use as well as
tobacco products that kill more than 480,000 Americans each year.

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Co-Sponsor H.R.5265, the Holocaust Accountability Act – Give Holocaust Survivors their Day in Court

Expert estimates indicate that European Jewish families held approximately 800,000 life, annuity, education, dowry and other endowment policies with international insurance companies in 1938. Yet to this day, 97% of those policies have yet to be honored.
After WWII, the insurers demanded death certificates and original policies, which they – having barely survived death camps, torture, beatings, starvation, and death marches — could not possibly produce. As a result, several states enacted laws requiring
insurers to publish policy holder names, and enabling survivors and heirs to bring court cases to enforce the contracts if insurers refused to honor the policies. 

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Support dedicated funding in FY21 to combat Polycystic Kidney Disease through DoD’s Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program

Please join me in sending the below letter to Chairman Visclosky and Ranking Member Calvert urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to establish a Polycystic Kidney Disease Research Program (PKDRP) within the Congressionally Directed Medical
Research Programs (CDRMP), funded at $10,000,000 for FY 2021.

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Support Tobacco Prevention and Cessation: Sign FY21 Letter for CDC Office of Smoking and Health (OSH)

Please join me in supporting vital funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). Increased funding will equip OSH with the support it needs to address an epidemic in youth e-cigarette use as well as
tobacco products that kill more than 480,000 Americans each year.

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Support Drowning Prevention in FY21

We invite you to join us in addressing a silent crisis occurring in communities across the country — drowning — by signing the below letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee. The letter
urges the Committee to provide $5,000,000 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Injury Prevention and Control to enhance its drowning prevention activities.

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Support Tobacco Prevention and Cessation: Sign FY21 Letter for CDC Office of Smoking and Health (OSH)

Please join me in supporting vital funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). Increased funding will equip OSH with the support it needs to address an epidemic in youth e-cigarette use as well as
tobacco products that kill more than 480,000 Americans each year.

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Support Drowning Prevention in FY21

We invite you to join us in addressing a silent crisis occurring in communities across the country — drowning — by signing the below letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee. The letter
urges the Committee to provide $5,000,000 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Injury Prevention and Control to enhance its drowning prevention activities.

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Support Tobacco Prevention and Cessation: Sign FY21 Letter for CDC Office of Smoking and Health (OSH)

Please join me in supporting vital funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH). Increased funding will equip OSH with the support it needs to address an epidemic in youth e-cigarette use as well as
tobacco products that kill more than 480,000 Americans each year.

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Support Drowning Prevention in FY21

We invite you to join us in addressing a silent crisis occurring in communities across the country — drowning — by signing the below letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee. The letter
urges the Committee to provide $5,000,000 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Injury Prevention and Control to enhance its drowning prevention activities.

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