Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report **Deadline Thursday August 17th at COB**

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report (v. 2)

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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H.R. 3583: End Overtaxation of People Hurt by Consumer Fraud

I invite you to become a cosponsor of the
Fair Tax Treatment for Consumer-Plaintiffs Act (H.R. 3583) to end the perverse disincentive that deters people from filing consumer fraud complaints out of fear that they will end up paying more in taxes than they could gain from winning a judgment
in their favor.

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Oppose H. J. Res. 111: Curb Forced Arbitration in Consumer Financial Contracts

For far too long, people’s legal rights have been
limited by the use of forced arbitration clauses in contracts for consumer financial products and services.  Forced arbitration clauses, also called mandatory pre-dispute clauses, prevent cheated or defrauded American consumers from going to court to challenge
wrongdoing by big banks, cell phone providers, auto leasing and auto financing firms, credit repair, payday lenders, debt collectors and credit card companies. Most arbitration clauses for financial products also prohibit consumers from participating in class
actions. Forced arbitration clauses have been opposed by
conservatives and
progressives.

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Cosponsor H.R. 948 to support National Housing Week of Action

Your constituents may reach out to you during
National Housing Week of Action, which begins today. They want Congress to solve

America’s affordable rental housing crisis. 
My bill, the
Common Sense Housing Investment Act (H.R. 948), realigns federal housing expenditures to better assist households that face the greatest challenges finding decent and affordable housing.

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Support the Preservation of Mobile Home Communities

Owners of manufactured homes in mobile home parks, also known as manufactured housing communities, likely own their home, but they do not own the land under their homes. This division of ownership has led to homeowners being displaced due to

community closure.
Eviction or closure of manufactured home communities is very disruptive to residents. Residents may be unable to pay the thousands of dollars it takes to move their home, and many homes are unable to be moved. Even if a home could be relocated, it is

very hard to find another location. These “mobile homes” are in many cases not mobile; they have become permanent housing and house some of the lowest-income homeowners in the country. 

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