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Stop the Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Children!

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Elizabeth H. Esty Sent By: Danielle.Most@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4325 Date: 6/27/2014 Stop the Advertising of E-Cigs to Children! Endorsed by: American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Public Health Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids   […]

LAST CALL – Letter: Help Protect Unaccompanied Minors fleeing violence in Central America

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: sadaf.khan@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Current Cosigners: Matt Salmon, Bennie Thompson, Mike McCaul, Gerry Connolly, Filomen Vela, Pete Gallego, Loretta Sanchez, Ruben Hinojosa, Tammy Duckworth, Juan Vargas, Susan Brooks, Shiela Jackson-Lee, Tony Cardenas, Luis Gutierrez, Jeff Duncan, Gloria Negrete-McLeod, Beto O’Rourke, Trent Franks, Hank Johnson Deadline: NOON – TODAY, JUNE 27TH, […]

Support Efforts to Save Taxpayers Money by Cutting Energy Use

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: jake.oster@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Dear Colleague, Federal agencies spend over $6 billion a year on energy.  Through the utilization of Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs) we can lower the federal energy bill and save taxpayer dollars without additional appropriations. Under these contracts, an energy […]

Support Survivors of Sexual Assault in the National Guard and Reserve

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable John Kline Sent By: ryan.silverberg@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4863 Date: 6/27/2014 COSPONSOR – H.R. 4863 National Guard and Reserve Equal Access to Legal Services Act Supported by: Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) Current Cosponsors: Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) Dear Colleague: Congress established the […]

Here’s Your Chance to Help Fight Slavery!!!

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Randy K. Weber, Sr. Sent By: Chara@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Call on Secretary Kerry to Select Countries for the Child Protection Compact Current Co-Signers: Weber, Bera, Camp, Coble, Cooper, Cuellar, Cummings, Farr, Griffin, Hanabusa, Huizenga, Jackson Lee, Loebsack, Mica, Ruppersberger, Woodall, Van Hollen Dear Colleague: The 2013 Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act contains a provision […]

CLOSING TODAY: Say No to Using Misguided Proposal to Fund Highway Spending By Eliminating Saturday Mail Delivery

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: Tom.Cheney@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Deadline: TODAY Current signers (103): Welch, Connolly, DeFazio, Grijalva, Tonko, Farr, Israel, Lee, Shea-Porter, Langevin, Doggett, C. McCarthy, Higgins, Linda Sanchez, Dingell, Engel, McCollum, DeLauro, Bustos, Nadler, Titus, Rangel, Deutch, Clay, Butterfield, S. Bishop, Peterson, Enyart, Holmes Norton, Gabbard, S. Davis, Negrete McLeod, Lynch, Pocan, Lujan […]

Improve Foreign Language Skills, Student Competitiveness, and National Security

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Rush Holt Sent By: Alex.Payne@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2170 Date: 6/27/2014 Cosponsor the Foreign Language Education Partnership Act (H.R. 2170) CURRENT COSPONSORS: Crowley, Grijalva, Hastings (FL), Honda, McDermott, McGovern, McNerney, Owens, Pierluisi, Polis, Price (NC), Schakowsky, Tierney Endorsed by: American Translators Association, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Michigan World Language Association, […]

Roundtable with Homeboy Industries on Stopping Incarceration and Violence

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Virginia.Zigras@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received this invitation for a great opportunity to discuss violence prevention and recidivism reduction strategies with Father Greg Boyle, the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA.  Homeboy Industries serves high risk, formerly gang-involved individuals with a wide array […]

H.R. 4970 – Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Frank A. LoBiondo Sent By: mark.aitken@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4970 Date: 6/27/2014 Dear Colleague, In light of renewed efforts in the Senate by Senators Reed and Heller through the introduction S.2532, we have introduced companion legislation, H.R. 4970, to extend unemployment insurance (UI) benefits for the long-term unemployed. This bipartisan bill allows eligible job […]

Please Cosponsor the Veterans Assistance to Lower Unemployment and Enhance VA Services Act

June 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Mo Brooks Sent By: Stephen.Davis@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Please Cosponsor the Veterans’ Assistance to Lower Unemployment and Enhance VA Services Act (VALUES Act) Current Cosponsors: Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY) Dear Colleague: I plan to introduce bipartisan legislation which will strengthen employment preference of our veterans who apply to work at the Department of Veterans […]