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Support An Increase In Appropriations Funding For Refugee-Related Accounts

November 30, 2015

Please join us in supporting an increase in funding for refugee-related accounts for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. On September 20, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the refugee ceiling for FY 2016 would increase to 85,000 from the standard worldwide refugee ceiling of 70,000.

Join Over 45 Members to Cosponsor a Resolution to Require President Obama to Submit the UN Climate Deal to the Senate

November 30, 2015

Over the next two weeks, UN member nations are meeting in Paris to negotiate a new international agreement on climate change at the twenty-first session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Support Renewable Energy: Ask Chairman Brady to Extend Tax Credits

November 30, 2015

The upcoming expiration of two major renewable energy tax credits, the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the Production Tax Credit (PTC), is already creating major market uncertainty and reducing the deployment of renewable energy.

Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operations Risk (TAILOR) Act of 2015

November 30, 2015

Banks and credit unions are currently regulated under a “one-size-fits-all” approach regardless of size or risk profile. This often means that regulations designed and intended for big banks are also applied to small community and independent banks or credit unions, imposing compliance regimens and costs that many of them find unbearable.

Cosponsor the Police Training and Independent Review Act of 2015 (v. 5)

November 30, 2015

The recently released video of a Chicago police officer shooting 17 year old Laquan McDonald is deeply disturbing. Congress needs to act.
Local prosecutors should not be investigating the same police with whom they work so closely.

Briefing – Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis Urgent Need for Action – Tues Dec. 1 @ 2pm HVC-200

November 30, 2015

Hispanic Federation invites you to a briefing with a panel of experts to discuss the Puerto Rico fiscal crisis and the solutions available through Congressional action.

Join The Conservative Chorus: Congress Must Not Bail Out Obamacare Insurers

November 30, 2015

I wanted to bring to your attention a recent letter sent by Heritage Action, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) and other conservative grassroots groups in support of stopping the bailout of Obamacare insurers under the health care law’s “risk corridor” program.

Support a Resolution to Stop Aggressive Bureaucratic Overreach by the EPA

November 30, 2015

I invite you to become a cosponsor of H.J.Res.74, a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which will block the EPA’s new ozone regulation published in the Federal Register October 26, 2015.

Support Democracy in Cambodia

November 30, 2015

We urge you to join us in sending a strong message to the Government of Cambodia about the importance of democracy, rule of law, and respect for human rights. Cambodia has been controlled by the same ruling party and Prime Minister for over 35 years.

Learn About the Value of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)

November 30, 2015

Currently, there are no effective treatments and no cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder affecting 1 in 3,000 people. Through research conducted by the NF Research Program within the CDMRP, research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other public and private research partnerships, we know we will find solutions for NF patients as well as 175 million Americans suffering from traumatic brain injury, cognitive delays, various cancers, persistent pain, nerve damage and amputations.