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Honor Women’s History Month by Securing New DIA Cosponsors

We are hoping to secure the following Senators and Representatives as cosponsors of the Disability Integration Act (H.R. 555 / S. 117) by the end of March 2019!

Senate Republicans

  • Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • Marthy McSally (R-AZ)
  • Joni Ernst (R-IA)
  • Susan Collins (R-ME)
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-NE)
  • Deb Fischer (R-NH)
  • Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
  • Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

Senate Democrats

  • Krysten Sinema (D-AZ)
  • Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
  • Debbie Stabenow (D-MN)
    Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
  • Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-NV)
  • Jacklyn Rosen (D-NV) – HELP Committee Member

House Republicans

  • Martha Roby (R-AL) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Jackie Walorski (R-IN)
  • Susan Brooks (R-IN) – House Energy and Commerce Committee member
  • Ann Wagner (R-MO)
  • Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)
  • Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
  • Liz Cheney – (R-WY) – Chair of the House Republican Conference – 3rd ranking member for Republicans

House Democrats

  • Terri Swell (D-AL)
  • Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ)
  • Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
  • Barbara Lee (D-CA)
  • Anna Eschoo (D-CA) – House Energy and Commerce Committee member
  • Katherine Hill (D-CA)
  • Julia Brownley (D-CA)
  • Judy Chu (D-CA)
  • Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
  • Norma Torres (D-CA)
  • Karen Bass (D-CA) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
  • Katherine Porter (D-CA)
  • Susan Davis (D-CA)
  • Johana Haynes (D-CT)
  • Val Demings (D-FL) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Kathy Castor (D-FL) – House Energy and Commerce Committee member
  • Lois Frankel (D-FL)
  • Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Lucy McBath (D-GA) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Abby Finkenquer (D-IA)
  • Cindy Axne (D-IA)
  • Robin Kelly (D-IL) – House Energy and Commerce Committee member
  • Lauren Underwood (D-IL)
  • Cheri Bustos (D-IL)
  • Sharice Davids (D-KS)
  • Elissa Slotkin (D-MI)
  • Haley Stevens (D-MI)
  • Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
  • Angela Craig (D-MN)
  • Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
  • Rep.Alma Adams (D-NC)
  • Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) – House Energy and Commerce Committee member
  • Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ)
  • Xochiti Torres Small (D-NM)
  • Dina Titus (D-NV)
  • Susie Lee (D-NV)
  • Grace Meng (D-NY)
  • Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
  • Nita Lowey (D-NY)
  • Joyce Beatty (D-OH)
  • Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
  • Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
  • Kendra Horn (D-OK)
  • Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA)
  • Elizabeth Pannill Fletcher (D-TX)
  • Kay Granger (D-TX)
  • Sylvia Garcia (D-TX)
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
  • Elaine Luria (D-VA)
  • Abigail Spanberger (D-VA)
  • Jennifer Wexton (D-VA)
  • Susan DelGene D-WA)
  • Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) – House Judiciary Committee member
  • Kim Schrier (D-WA)
  • Carol Miller (D-WV)

House Delegates

  • Amata Radewagen (R- AS)
  • Jennifer González (R-PR)
  • Stacey Plaskett (D-VI)

Congratulations to those states who have their women members on DIA: Colorado, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia!