Fighting for Women
✔️Supporting the Violence Against Women Act.
✔️Assisting individuals with metastatic breast cancer, by pushing for the elimination of waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage.
✔️Advocating for expectant mothers’ access to quality and affordable maternity care and enhancing treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum moms struggling with substance abuse.
✔️Protecting healthcare coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.
✔️Fighting to drive down the cost of prescription drugs.
✔️Supporting and helping lead the successful effort to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
✔️Working to improve our VA facilities to better provide for our nation’s female veterans through the Women Veteran Access to Quality Care Act.
✔️Encouraging women owned businesses that bolster our local economy, by championing the INSPIRE Women Act and Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act.
✔️Closing the wage gap, by fighting for the WAGE Equity Act.
✔️Enhancing education programs for young girls, by advocating for the Protecting Girls’ Access to Education Act and Keeping Girls in School Act.
✔️Addressing the growing student loan debt crisis, by introducing the ExCEL Act, which would establish affordable, income-based repayment methods molded to individuals’ needs.
✔️Helping families save for childcare, by raising the amount of pre-tax dollars families can put in Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts.