Cosponsored — Teaching Geography Is Fundamental Act
Cosponsored — STEM Master Teacher Corps Act of 2013
Cosponsored — National Blue Alert Act of 2013
Cosponsored — Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act
Cosponsored — A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
Cosponsored — Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2013
Cosponsored — Ruth Moore Act of 2013
Cosponsored — Postal Service Protection Act of 2013
Cosponsored — Commercial Real Estate and Economic Development Act of 2013
Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the definition of homeless veteran for purposes of benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — Responsible Homeowner Refinancing Act of 2013
Cosponsored — Reserve Retirement Deployment Credit Correction Act
Cosponsored — A bill to authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A resolution commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
Cosponsored — A bill to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement.
Cosponsored — A bill to appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, and supporting civilian and contractor personnel continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a Governmentwide shutdown occurs.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A bill to reauthorize and improve the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.