Cosponsor H.R. 2112: the Federal Government Decentralization Commission Act

A common thread that unites all of us in Congress is the desire to bring job growth and development to our districts. In the fight
to uplift our communities, I believe we should be exploring all avenues of potential growth. Our country should be proud of our capital city, and the role it plays in running the federal government. However, the Founding Fathers could not have envisioned the
size of our current federal government system, where more than 300,000 federal employees work in the Washington DC metropolitan area in 190 federally-owned buildings and 500 leased buildings. The days in which federal agencies needed to be centrally located
are long gone. Modern technology allows agencies to carry out their missions remotely just as effectively as they do from Washington D.C.

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Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

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Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

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Help Eliminate Food Deserts! Cosponsor the Healthy Food Access for All Americans Act (HFAAA)

Currently an estimated 37 million Americans live in what the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) classifies as a food desert—not living within a mile of a grocery store in urban communities or 10 miles of a grocery store in rural areas. The lack
of healthy foods has devastating effects on the health of communities, leading to higher incidents of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2112: the Federal Government Decentralization Commission Act

A common thread that unites all of us in Congress is the desire to bring job growth and development to our districts. In the fight to uplift our communities, I believe we should be exploring all avenues of potential growth.  Our country should be proud of
our capital city, and the role it plays in running the federal government. However, the Founding Fathers could not have envisioned the size of our current federal government system, where more than 300,000 federal employees work in the Washington DC metropolitan
area in 190 federally-owned buildings and 500 leased buildings.  The days in which federal agencies needed to be centrally located are long gone.  Modern technology allows agencies to carry out their missions remotely just as effectively as they do from Washington
D.C.

Read More

Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

Read More

Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

Read More

Help Eliminate Food Deserts! Cosponsor the Healthy Food Access for All Americans Act (HFAAA)

Currently an estimated 37 million Americans live in what the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) classifies as a food desert—not living within a mile of a grocery store in urban communities or 10 miles of a grocery store in rural areas. The lack
of healthy foods has devastating effects on the health of communities, leading to higher incidents of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Read More