Establishing a Formal Ambassador to the Arctic Council

In 1996 the Arctic Council was established as an intergovernmental forum to facilitate cooperation among several nations whose landmass extends into the Arctic Circle. These nations include Russia, Canada, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, and the
United States.

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Cosponsor US-Armenia Friendship Resolution

I invite you to cosponsor a bipartisan resolution, H.Res.452, that reaffirms the critical importance of the relationship between the United States and Armenia and recognizes the drastic shift toward democracy that has taken place over the past year in Armenia.

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Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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COSPONSOR H.R. 1865, THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MUSEUM COMMEMORATIVE COIN ACT

As co-chairs of the House Law Enforcement Caucus, we ask you to join us in supporting law enforcement by cosponsoring
H.R. 1865, the National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act.  H.R. 1865 directs the U.S. Treasury to mint a coin in 2021 in commemoration of the opening of the National
Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC.  The Museum, which was authorized by an act of Congress in 2000 (Public Law 106-492), formally opened on October 13, 2018 in Washington, DC’s Judiciary Square – across the street from the National Law Enforcement Memorial. 

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The Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1714)

Please join me in becoming a co-sponsor for the bipartisan legislation, the
Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1714). This bill would end transfers of certain aggressive military equipment to local
law enforcement in order to preserve the important distinction between our military and our police.

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