Priorities for the 118th Congress

National Security and U.S. Competitiveness:

Ensure the U.S. remains competitive in emerging domains with major national security implications such as cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

Implement recommendations from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

Implement recommendations from the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.

Restore Congress’s constitutional responsibility to make decisions on matters of war and peace through a renegotiated Authorization of Military Force agreement.

Expand access to STEM resources for communities across the county.

Ensure Afghans who worked for the U.S. military during the Global War on Terror and their family members are given a fair and quick Special Immigrant Visa process as the U.S. military withdraws from Afghanistan.

Promote the NATO Support Act to ensure the U.S. maintains its commitment to NATO.

National Service and Civic Education:

Foster greater civic engagement and sense of community in young Americans by expanding the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Program (JROTC).

Expand opportunities for Americans to engage in national service through AmeriCorps and increase volunteer diversity by passing the bipartisan CORPS Act.

Implement recommendations from the Inspire to Serve Act.

Initiate and develop the U.S. Public Health Commissioned Officer Corps Ready Reserve.

Veterans Affairs:

Ensure veterans impacted by burn pits and other toxic exposures have access to quality health care.

Recognize all who served in the Global War on Terror by establishing a memorial on the National Mall.

Honor President Abraham Lincoln’s commitment to care for those who “have borne the battle,” including veterans, servicemembers, and their families.

Congressional Reform:

Implement rule changes that make Congress less polarized, more civil, and more effective.