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Sign Letter to CFPB: Keep Protecting Customers and Bank Workers from Aggressive Sales Practices (v. 6)

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: adria.crannell@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Incentive Pay Practices Harm Workers and Customers: Sign Letter by October 4th Signators: Reps. Capuano, K. Clark, DeSaulnier, Edwards, Foster, Fudge, Grijalva, Honda, Keating, Lee, McGovern, Meeks, Moore, Nadler, Pocan, T. Ryan, Serrano, Schakowsky, Slaughter, A. Smith, Takano, and F. Wilson   Dear Colleague: Please […]

Co-sponsor H.Res. 861 to support respect for human rights and encourage inclusive governance in Ethiopia (v. 3)

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Christopher H. Smith Sent By: gregory.simpkins@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 861 Date: 9/30/2016 Dear Colleague, Even before opposition political parties made surprising gains in Ethiopia’s 2005 elections, the Government of Ethiopia was restricting the rights and freedoms of its citizens. Democratic space in Ethiopia has steadily diminished since that 2005 election. As a […]

BRIEFING: How Does the Colombia Peace Accord Safeguard Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Minorities’ Rights?

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: sascha.foertsch@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Friday, October 7, 2016 2456 Rayburn 10:00am-12:00pm   On August 24, the Colombian State reached a final agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ending its 52 year armed conflict. After more than three years of national and international […]

Support STEM, Apprenticeships, and Jobs: Cosponsor H.R. 2224, the Youth Access to American Jobs Act (v. 6)

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: katy.nazaretova@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2224 Date: 9/30/2016 Support a clear path to STEM jobs: Cosponsor H.R. 2224, the Youth Access to American Jobs Act Current Cosponsors: McDermott, Tonko, Hastings, Norton, Castor, Swalwell, Nolan, Slaughter, Honda, Higgins, Thompson (CA), Smith (WA), Ryan (OH), Brown, Garamendi, Kaptur, Rangel, Keating, Kuster, […]

Join the House Earth & Space Science Caucus

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Jared Polis Sent By: blaine.miller-mcfeeley@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Please Join the Bipartisan House Earth & Space Science Caucus Please join the new Earth and Space Science Caucus, which will promote and broaden awareness of the societal, economic, and scientific advancements made possible by the Earth and space sciences. From space weather, to […]

Help Improve Veterans’ Access to Healthcare

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Beto O’Rourke Sent By: shawn.schroeder@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Four ways you can help solve the problem The Startling Facts: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has 43,000 vacant positions (17.4% of all positions). Based on 2015 VHA figures, roughly 20 Veterans take their own lives every day. Of those 20, only 6 of […]

Electric Bike Learn and Ride

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: jon.bosworth@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Friday, October 7, 2016 9:00am-2:00pm South Side of the Reflecting pool—Maryland Ave. and 3rd Street SE Dear Colleague,   Around the world, people are increasingly using electric bikes (eBikes) to commute and recreate. eBikes can help riders conquer hills, long commutes, or heavy cargo […]

Cosponsor H.R. 4766, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (v. 5)

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable David B. McKinley Sent By: octavian.jordan@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Cosponsor H.R. 4766, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming a cosponsor of legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor – recognizing and […]

Briefing: Acadamia’s Critical Role in Space Traffic Management and Space Situational Awareness (v. 3)

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Bill Posey Sent By: Dieter.Jobe@mail.house.gov Date: 9/30/2016 Space Advocates, a Congressional Staff Organization, invites you to attend a presentation:   Academia’s Critical Role in Space Traffic Management and Space Situational Awareness   Friday, October 7, 2016 Space Advocates welcomes interns and staff to attend a presentation by Moriba K. Jah, Ph.D., […]

Cosponsor Resolution Recognizing the Impact of Tribology on the U.S. Economy and Competitiveness, H. Res. 916

September 30, 2016

  From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: said.jahanmir@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 916 Date: 9/30/2016 Cosponsors: Representatives Dan Lipinski and Tim Ryan Supporters: Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)   Dear Colleague, Almost every aspect of our lives is impacted by technologies that benefit from the ability to control friction and wear loss. A branch […]