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Two weeks ago, the House passed the Women's Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), a bill sponsored by California Representative Judy Chu. Speaker Pelosi brought it to the House Floor in response to Texas' SB 8, but H.R. 3755 does anything but protect women.
Since the Afghan War began two decades ago, four presidential administrations have worked to bring our troops back home. For years, I've supported a strong, strategic withdrawal plan to end America's longest war, but what we are witnessing is anything but.
Each year, June 1 marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. As Floridians, we know how devastating these storms can be and the havoc they wreak on our communities. While preparing for hurricanes can seem like something we can put off until the next one arrives, it's better to be prepared long before the storms' arrival.
Last month, we celebrated National Police Week on Capitol Hill. It wasn't an event just for lawmakers in Washington, but for Americans across the country to honor, remember, and recognize our hardworking men and women in blue who work tirelessly every day to protect and serve our communities.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we witnessed firsthand the breakdown in our supply chains when federal, state, and local entities had to compete with one another for simple personal protective equipment. It was a terrifying glimpse into a future situation that has the potential to be mimicked on a larger, more dangerous scale.