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Co-Sponsor H.R. 5475, To improve the care provided by the VA to newborns

October 29, 2014

Dear Colleague,
Join Rep. Doug Collins (GA) and a bipartisan group of legislators to improve the care provided by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to newborn children. Under current law, the VA is authorized to provide up to 7 days of care after the birth of a newborn to a female veteran receiving maternity care from the VA.

Cosponsor H.R. 5673 – The Accountability in Foreign Aid Act

October 29, 2014

Dear Colleague,

As you are aware, children have come across our southern border at such a rate that our country has been overwhelmed. These unaccompanied children have placed a substantial economic burden on our state governments.

Lithuania Offers Example of How to Break Russia’s Grip on Energy

October 29, 2014

Dear Colleague:
I would like to bring to your attention a recent New York Times article entitled “Lithuania Offers Example of How to Break Russia’s Grip on Energy” which discusses Lithuania’s new LNG floating import terminal.

Cosign Request to President Obama & VP Biden to Designate National Rosie the Riveter Day

October 29, 2014

Dear Colleague:
Rosie the Riveter embodied women’s contributions to strengthen this country during World War II.

Stop Supporting Hamas with U.S. Taxpayer Dollars Co-Sponsor H.R. 5647, The UNRWA Anti-Terrorism Act

October 28, 2014

From: The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Sent By: andres.uzcategui@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5647 Date: 10/28/2014 Dear Colleague: In 1949, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 302 which created the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This agency’s mandate was a temporary, strictly humanitarian one to carry out and […]

Reps. Kelly & Kind: Please sign bipartisan letter to USTR on digital trade in TPP

October 28, 2014

Dear Colleague,
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an ambitious, 21st-century trade agreement that the United States is negotiating with 11 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

TOMORROW BRIEFING:Latin American Human Rights Defenders on U.S. Security Policy in Mexico, Central America and Colombia

October 28, 2014

From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: sascha.thompson@mail.house.gov Date: 10/28/2014 Latin American Human Rights Defenders on U.S. Security Policy in Mexico, Central America and Colombia TOMORROW! Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2226 Rayburn HOB 1:00 – 2:30 PM   Dear Colleague, Please join me for a very important briefing this coming Wednesday, October […]

Stand Against Torture

October 28, 2014

Dear Colleague:
Please join me in signing the letter below urging the President to stand firm in his opposition to the use of torture anywhere in the world.

Reps. Kelly & Kind: Please sign bipartisan letter to USTR on digital trade in TPP. Deadline Thursday 10/30 at noon.

October 28, 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an ambitious, 21st-century trade agreement that the United States is negotiating with 11 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The TPP has vast potential to benefit American business and workers across the country by creating new market opportunities in the dynamic economies across the Asia-Pacific region.

Support Law Enforcement Accountability: Cosponsor H.R. 5407, the Transparency in Policing Act of 2014

October 28, 2014

Dear Colleague,
We invite you to join as a cosponsor to HR 5407, the Transparency in Policing, or TIP Act of 2014.