HEMP FOR VICTORY ACT of 2019; HR3652

Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, there has been a growing interest to capitalize on hemp cultivation across the United States. As a commercial, industrial, and medicinal/therapeutic product,
the potential for hemp to become a major U.S. commodity already is evident given continued expansion of hemp cultivation in states and their businesses.

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Seeking Clean Energy Leaders

Please support clean energy by co-leading the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019. The legislation provides a 15% Investment Tax Credit for Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) and resumes the tax credit for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Clean
energy technologies will help us address some of the most pressing energy production, energy consumption, and environmental issues faced by urban and coastal communities.

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Seeking Clean Energy Leaders

Please support clean energy by co-leading the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019. The legislation provides a 15% Investment Tax Credit for Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) and resumes the tax credit for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Clean
energy technologies will help us address some of the most pressing energy production, energy consumption, and environmental issues faced by urban and coastal communities.

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Spittlebug Act

Please join me in cosponsoring the Spittlebug Act, a bill to address impacts from the spittlebug’s (Cercopoidea) voracious appetite for grasses, flowers, herbs, and garden plants. 

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Seeking Urban Agriculture Leaders

Please support urban agriculture by co-leading the Urban Agriculture Healthy Food and Entrepreneur Act (UAHFE).  The goals of the UAHFE are:  (1) empower local communities, (2) revitalize urban cores, (3) address food insecurity, and (4) encourage economic
development with agriculture as the pathway. 

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