Cosponsor HR4535 – The RICE Act of 2017

The New York Times story below sheds light on the alarming concerns with arsenic in our food supply that has made its way into infant rice cereal. As you know, arsenic is a natural element that is most toxic in its inorganic form. In addition to
being a known carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization inorganic arsenic is associated with developmental defects, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.[1] Many foods contain slight levels of inorganic
arsenic, but rice in particular takes up greater amounts from soil and water, according to the Food and Drug Administration.[2]

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Cosponsor H.R.4535 – RICE Act of 2017

The
New York Times story below sheds light on the alarming concerns with arsenic in our food supply that has made its way into infant rice cereal. As you know, arsenic is a natural element that is most toxic in its inorganic form. In addition to being
a known carcinogen, according to the World Health Organization inorganic arsenic is associated with developmental defects, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.[1]
Many foods contain slight levels of inorganic arsenic, but rice in particular takes up greater amounts from soil and water, according to the Food and Drug Administration.[2]

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Help Hold Employers Accountable for Workplace Harassment

In June 2013, a split Supreme Court made it harder for workers to bring a claim of workplace harassment in
Vance v. Ball State University.  This case has weakened the ability of workers to challenge workplace discrimination.  I write to ask you to join me in support of legislation to overturn that decision.

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Help Hold Employers Accountable for Workplace Harassment

In June 2013, a split Supreme Court made it harder for workers to bring a claim of workplace harassment in
Vance v. Ball State University.  This case has weakened the ability of workers to challenge workplace discrimination.  I write to ask you to join me in support of legislation to overturn that decision.

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Briefing: The Current State of Ovarian Cancer

As you may have heard, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA) in conjunction with the Congressional Ovarian Cancer Caucus is holding a briefing entitled “The Current State of Ovarian Cancer,” and hopes to see you there. The goal of the briefing is
to learn more about the activities the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is conducting to help advance the fight against ovarian cancer.

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