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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).

Click Here to see a list of Organizations in support of The Toxic Research Bill of 2015

Our time is to act NOW!

Take Action NowIf your member is not listed below VVA urges you to take action now! Go to our Legislative Action site at 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. Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-1)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-3)
Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7)
Rep. Krysten Sinema (AZ-9)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-1)
Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-2)
Rep. John Garamendi (CA-3)
Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5)
Rep. Paul Cook (CA-8)
Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13)
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19)
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24)
Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26)
Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28)
Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33)
Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41)
Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52)
Rep. Jared Polis (CO-2)
Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-7)
Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-2)
Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty (CT-5)
Rep. John C. Carney (DE)
Rep Yoho, Ted S. (FL-3)
Rep. Bill Posey (FL-8)
Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12)
Rep. David Jolly (FL-13)
Rep. Dennis Ross (FL-15)
Rep. Patrick Murphy (FL-18)
Rep. Curt Clawson (FL-19)
Rep. Theodore Deutch (FL-21)
Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-22)
Rep. Sanford Bishop (GA-2)
Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (GU-AL)
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-2)
Rep. David Young (IA-3)
Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-1)
Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5)
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (IL-8)
Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17)
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2)
Rep. Kevin Yoder (KS-3)
Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-3)
Rep. Chellie Pingree (ME-1)
Rep. Richard Neal (MA-1)
Rep. James P. McGovern (MA-2)
Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-6)
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2)
Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-3)
Rep Donna F. Edwards (MD-4)
Rep. John Delaney (MD-6)
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)
Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7)
Rep. Sander Levin (MI-9)
Rep David A. Trott (MI-11)
Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12)
Rep. John Conyers (MI-13)
Rep. Tim Walz (MN-1)
Rep. Betty McCollum (MN-4)
Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-5)
Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7)
Rep Ann Wagner (MO-2)
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5)
Rep Mark Amodei (NV-2)
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1)
Rep. Brad Ashford (NE-2)
Rep. Ann Kuster (NH-2)

Rep Norcross, Donald (NJ-1)
Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-2)
Rep. Christopher Smith (NJ-4)
Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-6)
Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-7)
Rep Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)
Rep. Ben Lujan (NM-3)
Rep. Lee M. Zeldin (NY-1)
Rep. Peter King (NY-2)
Rep. Steve Israel (NY-3)
Rep. Kathleen Rice (NY-4)
Rep. Grace Meng (NY-6)
Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-9)
Rep. Charles Rangel (NY-13)
Rep. Joseph Crowley (NY-14)
Rep. Nita Lowey (NY-17)
Rep. Sean Maloney (NY-18)
Rep. Chris Gibson (NY-19)
Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY-20)
Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21)
Rep. John Katko (NY-24)
Rep Louise Slaughter (NY-25)
Rep. Brian Higgins (NY-26)
Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (NC-1)
Rep. Walter Jones (NC-3)
Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7)
Rep. Kevin Cramer (ND-AL)
Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-3)
Rep. Robert E. Latta (OH-5)
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-6)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9)
Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13)
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK-1)
Rep Frank D. Lucas (OK-3)
Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4)
Rep. Robert Brady (PA-1)
Rep. Mike Kelly (PA-3)
Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-5)
Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6)
Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-7)
Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11)
Rep. Keith Rothfus (PA-12)
Rep. Mike Doyle (PA-14)
Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15)
Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-17)
Rep. Pedro R. Pierluisi (PR-At Large)
Rep. David Cicilline (RI-1)
Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-2)
Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-9)
Rep. Beto O'Rourke (TX-16)
Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21)
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-1)
Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL)
Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-2)
Rep. Gerald Connolly (VA-11)
Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1)
Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-2)
Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-6)
Rep. David McKinley (WV-1)
Rep. Evan Jenkins (WV-3)
Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-2)
Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3)

Co-Sponsors in the Senate supporting S.901
Sen. John Boozman (AR)
Sen Christopher Murphy (CT)
Sen. Chris Coons (DE)
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 Roy Blount (MO)
Senator Jeanne Shaheen (NH)
Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand (NY)
Senator Charles Schumer (NY)
Senator Sherrod Brown (OH)
Senator Jeff Merkley (OR)
Senator Ron Wyden (OR)
Senator Robert Casey (PA)
Sen. Tim Kaine (VA)
Sen. Bernard Sanders (VT)
Senator Joe Machin (WV)



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