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The Deep Ocean

May 31, 2016

For any questions regarding the briefing or the House Oceans Caucus, please contact Kuki Hansen in Representative Sam Farr’s office (kuki.hansen@mail.house.gov) or Michael DeFilippis in Representative Don Young’s office (michael.defilippis@mail.house.gov).

Legislative Branch Employees Deserve the Same Whistleblower Protections as the Private Sector and Executive Branch (v. 4)

May 31, 2016

Please cosponsor H.R. 3528, the Congress Leads by Example Act, a bill that would subject Congress and the rest of the legislative branch to the federal whistleblower and anti-discrimination laws that now protect employees in the private sector and the executive branch.

Briefing on Critical Care Advance Planning and Patient Empowerment (v. 2)

May 31, 2016

Advance care planning empowers Americans by protecting patients’ health care choices and reducing confusion and anxiety for their family members and caregivers. This briefing will give an overview of advance directives, discuss innovative developments, and shed light on this very important aspect of advance care planning.

Bipartisan Letter to Prohibit Seismic Airgun Testing in the Atlantic (v. 2)

May 31, 2016

On March 15, the Department of the Interior removed the proposed Atlantic lease sale from the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Proposed Program.

INVITE: Forum on the Caribbean’s Strategic Importance

May 31, 2016

Please join me on the morning of June 15th for a forum focused on the strategic importance of the Caribbean. The forum is entitled “Opportunities & Challenges for the United States & the Caribbean Region,” and will be hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank and Caribbean Central American Action.

Letter from Sens. Isakson and Perdue to the TSA about deploying additional officers to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

May 31, 2016

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., are calling on the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to increase the number of security screeners at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport—the world’s busiest passenger airport.

CLOSES NEXT WEEK: Urge the IRS to Offer More Extensive Credit Monitoring to Victims of Tax Filing-Related Identity Theft

May 31, 2016

We are writing to urge the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to take additional action to provide credit monitoring for the millions of American taxpayers who are victims of identity theft each year as a result of periodic breaches of the IRS database.

Experience the energy of the Maker Movement!

May 31, 2016

Join the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Stop DOJ from funneling money to third-parties

May 31, 2016

The Justice Department (DOJ) is systematically subverting Congress’s spending power by requiring settling parties to donate money to activist groups. H.R. 5063, the “Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016,” stops it. We urge you to cosponsor this bipartisan bill.

Support the International Atomic Energy Agency (v. 2)

May 31, 2016

I invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 759, a resolution that would encourage steps to ensure that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the organization tasked with verifying that states comply with their commitments under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and other non-proliferation agreements, has the necessary funding to successfully carry out its duties.