Cosponsor H.Res.1057 Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced last month to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets laws
in what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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Cosponsor H.Res.1057 Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced earlier this month to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets
laws in what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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Cosponsor H.Res.1057 Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced earlier this month to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets
laws in what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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Cosponsor H.Res.1057 Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced last week to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets laws in
what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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Cosponsor H.Res.1057 Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced earlier this week to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets
laws in what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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Join Resolution Calling for the Release of Burmese Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

Two reporters from Reuters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had exposed specific incidents of brutality and violence against Burma’s Rohingya population, were sentenced earlier this week to seven years in prison by a Burmese court for violating state secrets
laws in what has been widely reported as a sham process. This is nothing less than an effort to suppress the truth.  

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NY Times: Medicare Doesn’t Equal Dental Care. That Can Be a Big Problem

Today, the New York Times published an
excellent article online discussing the current lack of Medicare coverage of oral health care. I encourage you to read this important piece, which makes clear that our failure to treat dental health as integral to overall health has directly harmful consequences
for seniors – leading to higher rates of systemic health problems, serious bacterial infections, and increased hospitalizations and emergency department visits.

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Deadline Today: Support FY19 Drug-Free Communities

Please join us in supporting the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program in FY 2019 and ensuring it remains intact in the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). DFC coalitions are a proven and cost-effective way to prevent youth drug use. They accomplish
this by assessing each community’s needs and implementing a set of mutually reinforcing programs, strategies, and activities throughout every sector such as schools, parents, health care, media, youth-serving and faith-based organizations, law enforcement
and businesses to address each community’s unique conditions.  

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Deadline Tomorrow: Support Drug-Free Communities for FY 19

Please join us in supporting the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program in FY 2019 and ensuring it remains intact in the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). DFC coalitions are a proven and cost-effective way to prevent youth drug use. They accomplish
this by assessing each community’s needs and implementing a set of mutually reinforcing programs, strategies, and activities throughout every sector such as schools, parents, health care, media, youth-serving and faith-based organizations, law enforcement
and businesses to address each community’s unique conditions.  

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