The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
Congressman Dan Benishek, (MI-1) has introduced H.R.1769 the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 co-sponsored by Congressman Mike Honda (CA-17th). Senator Jerry Moran, (KS) has introduced S.901 the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 co-sponsored by Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT).
Our time is to act NOW!
If your member is not listed below VVA urges you to take action now! Go to our Legislative Action site at http://capwiz.com/vva/home/ and enter your Zip Code and send the prepared letters to your Representatives and Senators asking them to join their colleagues and co-sponsor H.R. 1769 and S.901, the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015.
Please follow-up your letter with a call or visit to their offices. Thank you for your support.
|Co-Sponsors in the House supporting H.R. 1769:|
Rep. J. French Hill (AR-2)
Rep Norcross, Donald (NJ-1)
|Co-Sponsors in the Senate supporting S.901|
|Sen. John Boozman (AR)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (CA)
Sen Christopher Murphy (CT)
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT)
Sen. Chris Coons (DE)
Sen. Thomas R. Carper (DE)
Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI)
Sen. Charles Grassley (IA)
Sen Mike Crapo (ID)
Senator Richard Durbin (IL)
Sen Pat Roberts (KS)
Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI)
Senator Gary Peters (MI)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar ( MN)
Senator Jon Tester (MT)
Senator Steven Daines (MT)
Senator Claire McCaskill (MO)
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