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Support Diversity in the Workforce

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Raul Ruiz Sent By: brian.payne@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 Ask Comcast to Honor its Commitment to Workforce Diversity Current Co-Signers: Cardenas, Roybal-Allard Dear Colleague, The impending merger between Comcast and Time Warner will create a massive communications conglomerate with far-reaching implications for consumers and the media industry. Together these companies employ 180,000 people, which is why […]

URGE SPEAKER BOEHNER NOT TO ADJOURN FOR AUGUST UNTIL WE TACKLE MAJOR ISSUES

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: daniel.zawitoski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 DEADLINE 11AM TODAY Current Cosigners: Garcia, Murphy (FL), McGovern, Van Hollen, Cardenas, Schiff, Duckworth, Kind, Polis Dear Colleague, Congress is preparing to recess without taking care of many of the nation’s most pressing needs. The people of the United States hired us to tackle the major […]

URGE SPEAKER BOEHNER NOT TO ADJOURN FOR AUGUST UNTIL WE TACKLE MAJOR ISSUES

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: daniel.zawitoski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 DEADLINE 11AM TODAY Current Cosigners: Garcia, Murphy (FL), McGovern, Van Hollen, Cardenas, Schiff, Duckworth, Kind, Polis Dear Colleague, Congress is preparing to recess without taking care of many of the nation’s most pressing needs. The people of the United States hired us to tackle the major […]

CLOSING TODAY – Help Our Food Banks

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: kellie.adesina@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 Dear Colleague: We invite you to join us in sending a letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to once again use his administrative authorities to distribute existing funding to purchase The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) commodities in FY2014. The number of families struggling to make […]

LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: Keep Children Off Tobacco Farms

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable David N. Cicilline Sent By: elizabeth.hang@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 To Be Introduced Today Dear Colleague, In May 2014, Human Rights Watch released a report on the terrible conditions faced by children as young as seven years old working on tobacco farms in the United States. These young workers frequently work excruciatingly long hours, often without proper […]

Horsemen, Hikers and Hogs Agree…We need a bipartisan plan to OPEN OUR TRAILS!

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Timothy J. Walz Sent By: randolph.briley@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4886 Date: 7/31/2014 Current Co-Sponsors: Lummis, Walz, DeFazio, Goodlatte, Peterson,Crawford, DelBene, Graves, McIntyre, Stewart, McClintock, McNerney,Pearce, Ribble, Chu, Nolan, Daines Organizational Support: The Wilderness Society, Back Country Horsemen of America, American Motorcyclist Association, International Mountain Bicycling Association, American Hiking Society, America Outdoors Association, American Horse Council. Dear Colleague, Today, American citizens’ access to […]

Opposition to the Supplemental Appropriations Bill

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: caitie.whelan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 Dear Colleague I write to draw your attention to the Washington Office on Latin America’s opposition to the House GOP Supplemental Appropriations bill that addresses the humanitarian crisis of the Unaccompanied Children. I share their concerns. This bill does nothing to promote safety and security for these children […]

Support Affordable Infant and Toddler Care!

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Lois Frankel Sent By: kelsey.moran@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 Become a Cosponsor of the Working Families Child Care Act Supported by: AFSCME, CLASP, Children’s Defense Fund, Easter Seals, Early Childhood and Education Consortium, Fair Share, First Focus Campaign for Children, National Association for the Education of Young Children, National Association for Family Child Care, National […]

Support Affordable Infant and Toddler Care!

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Lois Frankel Sent By: kelsey.moran@mail.house.gov Date: 7/31/2014 Become a Cosponsor of the Working Families Child Care Act Supported by: AFSCME, CLASP, Children’s Defense Fund, Easter Seals, Early Childhood and Education Consortium, Fair Share, First Focus Campaign for Children, National Association for the Education of Young Children, National Association for Family Child Care, National […]

Cosponsor H.R. 5182, The Social Security and Medicare Parity Act

July 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: amanda.eaton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5182 Date: 7/31/2014 Cosponsors (14): Becerra, Cicilline, Esty, Higgins, Himes, Honda, Kind, Lee, Levin, Lowenthal, McDermott, McGovern, Polis, Schiff Endorsed By: AFL-CIO, HRC, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, National Senior Citizens Law Center, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), Social Security Works Dear Colleague: […]