Commemorating Juneteenth which will be introduced this year on June 19, 2019, the 154th anniversary of the announcement of this year’s observance of Juneteenth.

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Parent PLUS Loan Improvement Act.  The bill reduces the financial burden placed on parents and families from high-interest Parent PLUS loans.  These loans serve as a critical lifeline for
students who do not receive sufficient federal Pell Grant or Stafford Loan support to cover the cost of their college education.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3192, the Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Parent PLUS Loan Improvement Act.  The bill reduces the financial burden placed on parents and families from high-interest Parent PLUS loans.  These loans serve as a critical lifeline for
students who do not receive sufficient federal Pell Grant or Stafford Loan support to cover the cost of their college education.

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Strength in Diversity Act of 2019

I invite you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 2639, the Strength in Diversity Act of 2019.  This bill authorizes federal funding to provide planning and implementation grants to support voluntary local efforts to increase racial diversity and socioeconomic
diversity.

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Support the USDA Farm to School Grant Program

We urge you to join us in supporting additional funding for the USDA Farm to School Grant Program.  The USDA Farm to School Grant Program increases the use of and improves access to local foods in schools – boosting farm income and economic opportunities,
while fostering experiential food education for our nation’s children.

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SUPPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

I ask you to support full funding for programs within the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the FY 2020 appropriations by signing the letter below addressed to the Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.  

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SUPPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

I ask you to support full funding for programs within the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the FY 2020 appropriations by signing the letter below addressed to the Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.  

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Support the USDA Farm to School Grant Program

We urge you to join us in supporting additional funding for the USDA Farm to School Grant Program.  The USDA Farm to School Grant Program increases the use of and improves access to local foods in schools – boosting farm income and economic opportunities,
while fostering experiential food education for our nation’s children.

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Support the USDA Farm to School Grant Program

We urge you to join us in supporting additional funding for the USDA Farm to School Grant Program.  The USDA Farm to School Grant Program increases the use of and improves access to local foods in schools – boosting farm income and economic opportunities,
while fostering experiential food education for our nation’s children.

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