Protect the Maternity Rights, Health, and Safety of Incarcerated Women and their Children

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Stop Infant Mortality and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017” or the “SIMARRA Act,” which permits the Bureau of Prisons to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system
for pregnant offenders by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons for children born to inmates. 

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“HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS MODERN DAY SLAVERY”

I invite you to become a co-sponsor of H. R. 53, CATCH Traffickers Act of 2017, which directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish and maintain a national database for human trafficking investigations. H.R. 53 requires a federal, state, and local
law enforcement agency that conducts a human trafficking investigation to enter information into the database. The Department of Justice must reduce by 20% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program for a state
or local government that fails to comply.

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Keep Our Nation Safe: Protect Critical Infrastructure from Terrorist Attacks

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of H.R. 940, Securing Communications of Utilities from Terrorist Threats or the SCOUTS Act, a bill which directs DHS to secure our Nation’s vital infrastructure from attacks. Owners and operators of critical
infrastructure need the support of DHS in order to adequately combat the cybersecurity threats of the 21st century.

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Protect the Maternity Rights, Health, and Safety of Incarcerated Women and their Children

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Stop Infant Mortality and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017” or the “SIMARRA Act,” which permits the Bureau of Prisons to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system
for pregnant offenders by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons for children born to inmates. 

Read More