Cosponsor the Flu Vaccine Act

Please join me in cosponsoring the Flu Vaccine Act, which authorizes a $1 billion investment over five years for a universal flu vaccine ($200 million each year) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. A universal flu vaccine
could be administered once or twice and provide a lifetime of protection.

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Baby Caucus Briefing on Early Language and Literacy

A child’s language skills are paramount to their early development.  Children who are exposed to language in an engaging and supportive way are more likely to develop into lively learners.  However, supporting children effectively in the early stages of
their development can be challenging for parents and caregivers, especially for children with unique learning needs.

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A Vision for the Future on Infrastructure

The United States has the opportunity to improve the lives of its citizens and create millions of jobs by making the robust, public investments in our infrastructure. There are examples all around the country of infrastructure that is crumbling and needs
to be rebuilt, whether it is our highways, bridges, transit, airports, high-speed rail, waterways, ports, public schools or harbors. We also need serious investment in drinking water and wastewater systems, as well as energy and telecommunication projects.
By broadening the scope of investments, we can address every facet of Americans’ lives.

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Baby Caucus Briefing – Developing Early Literacy

A child’s language skills are paramount to their early development.  Children who are exposed to language in an engaging and supportive way are more likely to develop into lively learners.  However, supporting children effectively in the early stages of
their development can be challenging for parents and caregivers, especially for children with unique learning needs.

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A Vision for the Future on Infrastructure

The United States has the opportunity to improve the lives of its citizens and create millions of jobs by making the robust, public investments in our infrastructure. There are examples all around the country of infrastructure that is crumbling and needs
to be rebuilt, whether it is our highways, bridges, transit, airports, high-speed rail, waterways, ports, public schools or harbors. We also need serious investment in drinking water and wastewater systems, as well as energy and telecommunication projects.
By broadening the scope of investments, we can address every facet of Americans’ lives.

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Upcoming Baby Caucus Briefing on Early Literacy

A child’s language skills are paramount to their early development.  Children who are exposed to language in an engaging and supportive way are more likely to develop into lively learners.  However, supporting children effectively in the early stages of
their development can be challenging for parents and caregivers, especially for children with unique learning needs.

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OPPOSE H.R. 772 – Busting the Myths of Menu Labeling

Now set to go into effect on May 7, 2018, the Menu Labeling Rule provides consumers with nutritional information on the foods they purchase. With rates of obesity and diabetes at crisis levels across the country, this crucial information would give Americans
the tools they need to make healthy choices.

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OPPOSE HR 772 – Busting the Myths of Menu Labeling

Now set to go into effect on May 7, 2018, the Menu Labeling Rule provides consumers with nutritional information on the foods they purchase. With rates of obesity and diabetes at crisis levels across the country, this crucial information would give Americans
the tools they need to make healthy choices.

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Baby Caucus Briefing – Early Literacy

A child’s language skills are paramount to her early development.  Children who are exposed to more language in an engaging and supportive way are more likely to develop into lively learners.  However, supporting children effectively in the early stages
of their development can be challenging for parents and caregivers, especially for children with unique learning needs.

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