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H.R. 2509 – Flexibility to Promote Reemployment Act (v. 7)

August 30, 2016

I invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2509, the Flexibility to Promote Reemployment Act. This legislation will provide states with the flexibility they need to use Unemployment Insurance (UI) funds to help unemployed individuals collect paychecks instead of benefit checks.

Sign Letter to NIH supporting Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Research

August 30, 2016

Please join us in sending a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of new research efforts to study Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).

Support Improving Access to Cancer Clinical Trials (v. 5)

August 30, 2016

We ask that you please join us in writing to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the importance of improving patient participation, enrollment, retention, and equitable access to oncology clinical trials.

How to stop the next Bernie Madoff

August 30, 2016

The Guardian recently published my op-ed discussing the merits of H.R. 2477, the Financial Transparency Act of 2015.

Support Fair Trade in Softwood Lumber (v. 7)

August 30, 2016

Please join us in sending a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman to both applaud and encourage his efforts to negotiate a new Softwood Lumber Agreement
(SLA) with Canada.

H.R. 4955 – Pension and Budget Integrity Act of 2016 (v. 9)

August 30, 2016

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of H.R. 4955, The Pension and Budget Integrity Act. This legislation will eliminate a Washington-created budget gimmick and protect employees and employers.

Join the Welsh Caucus in welcoming the First Minister of Wales to the U.S.

August 30, 2016

The Congressional Friends of Wales Caucus was established to promote the cultural and economic ties that exist between the United States of America and Wales.

2016 Border Health Conference (v. 3)

August 30, 2016

I hope you and your colleagues can join me for the 2016 Border Health Conference, which will be held September 7 in HVC-201B from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.

Congressional Briefing on Ending the Yulin Dog Meat Festival and Global Dog Meat Trade (v. 3)

August 30, 2016

I write to invite you and your staff to join me at a briefing on China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival, where an estimated 10,000 stray and stolen dogs are captured, caged, and slaughtered every year, as well as to address the global dog meat trade.

Participate in Congressional Staff Research Study

August 30, 2016

I am writing to invite your senior legislative staff to participate in a confidential academic research study that is being conducted by professors at Columbia University and the University of California, Santa Barbara.