Week in Review 11-26-2019

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends and an opportunity to reflect. This year has been an incredibly tumultuous time in our country and Congress. Nevertheless, JACPAC candidates are working in Congress to help pass meaningful legislation to improve the lives of everyone in this country. This week we want to highlight some of our candidates and their achievements. Throughout the year we will continue to keep you updated on their work and the work of our other candidates.

We are thankful for their handiwork and we are thankful for YOU. Your support of JAC enables us to help elect - and reelect - candidates who are committed to protect our values every day.

Rep. Max Rose (NY-11)
Introduced The Save Lives Act (HR 5196). Prohibits donations from corporate political PACs of pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioids.

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08)
Introduced Real-Time Benefits Act. Ensures patients are offered the lowest-cost drug available, and encourages competition to bring costs down across the board. It passed in the Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act.

Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03)
Introduced the Count the Vote Act (HR 1513). Expands and protects voting rights by giving people the right to petition the Department of Justice to investigate voting complaints.  

Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06)
Introduced the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019. (HR 3076). Empowers law enforcement to ensure that those who pose a threat to themselves or others do not have access to firearms.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07)
Introduced Honest Ads Act (HR 2592). Requires online political advertisements to follow the same disclosure standards as political ads on television and radio. 

Rep. Susan Wild (PA-07)
Introduced two bills to improve suicide prevention programs on college campuses and make mental health care more accessible and affordable.

Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) 
Introduced the Healthy MOM Act (S.1481). Ensures that pregnant women can access affordable health coverage during and after their pregnancies.

Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)
Introduced the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act (S.1846), which the Senate unanimously approved. Promotes stronger cybersecurity coordination between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state and local governments.

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