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Support Bi-Partisan effort to tackle backlog at Veterans Board of Appeals in FY 2017

February 29, 2016

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies asking the subcommittee to support the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) with resources appropriate to tackle the staggering backlog of pending appeals cases.

Support Section 8 Housing Program!

February 29, 2016

From: The Honorable Jerrold Nadler Sent By: melissa.connolly@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Support Section 8 Housing Program! Deadline: March 7 COB 2015 Signers: Alma Adams, Joyce Beatty, Xavier Becerra, Don Beyer, Earl Blumenauer, Madeleine Bordallo, Robert Brady, G.K. Butterfield, Lois Capps, Tony Cardenas, Matt Cartwright, Joaquin Castro, Judy Chu, David Cicilline, Katherine Clark, Yvette Clarke, W.M. Lacy […]

Sign onto Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court in Support of Immigration Executive Actions

February 29, 2016

Please join me in signing onto an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision blocking the President’s immigration executive actions.

Restore LIHEAP Funding in FY2017

February 29, 2016

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: isaac.loeb@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Deadline to Sign on is COB Friday, March 18th   Deadline to Enter Submission Online is COB Thursday, March 24th    Dear Colleague, The past few winters’ frigid conditions are a reminder of the importance of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP […]

FILM SCREENING: The Unidentified: Accountability for War Crimes in Kosovo- Thurs. March 3 @ 4 p.m. 1539 Longworth

February 29, 2016

From: The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Sent By: tlhrc@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Film Screening and Panel Discussion The Unidentified: Accountability for War Crimes in Kosovo Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 4:00 – 5:30 PM 1539 Longworth House Office Building        Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a film […]

The Demand Factor in the Global Sex Trade: Human Trafficking as a Human Rights Crisis

February 29, 2016

I invite you to join me and a panel of national trafficking experts as I host a briefing on how the demand for commercial sex fuels the global human trafficking industry, perpetuating a human rights crisis.

Support U.S.-Azerbaijan Relations in the FY17 Budget (v. 2)

February 29, 2016

We ask that you sign onto a bipartisan letter we are sending to the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs requesting that it maintain the compromise language on humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict in the FY 2017 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations bill.

Allow service-connected disabled veterans to qualify earlier for FMLA (v. 2)

February 29, 2016

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces sacrifice so much to serve and protect our country. When those brave men and women leave the military and come home, many return with service-connected disabilities that require medical care and attention. Congress should be making it easier for them to seek medical care for their disabilities while pursuing a career outside of the armed services.

Support Effective Education Programs for Migrant and Seasonal Worker Students

February 29, 2016

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: luis.depaz@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 DEADLINE: COB, March 17 Dear Colleague, Please join me in seeking an increase in the funding level to $49.6 million for the High  School  Equivalency   Program   (HEP)  and  the  College  Assistance Migrant   Program   (CAMP) in the  Fiscal  Year  (FY)  2017  appropriations  bill   for  the […]

Support American Leadership in Fusion Science

February 29, 2016

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: Angela.Ebiner@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 Support American Leadership in Fusion Science *This is a programmatic request* Dear Colleague: Please join us in signing this letter to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee in support of President Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request of $330 million, an increase of […]