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Congressional Task Force on Childhood Obesity Expo

September 29, 2017

Please join us on Friday, October 13, at 11:00a in the Rayburn Foyer for the Congressional Task Force on Childhood Obesity’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Awareness Expo.

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September 29, 2017

For every 1,000 live births in the United States, nearly six babies will not live to see their first birthday.  According to the CDC, one in 10 babies is born premature, the leading cause of infant death.  Please join us in cosponsoring
H.R. 3842, the Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2017 with the goal of ending these tragedies and the community health disparities that contribute to them.

CMS Requirements of Participation for Nursing Homes

September 29, 2017

We are circulating a letter concerning a comprehensive nursing home rule issued by CMS in October of last year. This letter requests flexibility for nursing homes to ease into compliance with some of the more onerous regulations issued by the rule, and requests
a delay of some of the requirements until reevaluated.

Oppose Ongoing Violations of CBP and ICE Sensitive Locations Policies and Demand Accountability- DEADLINE COB MONDAY

September 29, 2017

Please join us in sending a message to the Department of Homeland Security expressing serious reservations about ongoing violations of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sensitive locations policies, and urging
accountability when these policies are violated.

EXILED: A Documentary and Discussion of Deported Military Veterans

September 29, 2017

You should have received an invitation from the ACLU to a viewing of
Exiled, a short documentary focused on the difficulties faced by two deported veterans living in Tijuana, Mexico. 

SIGN ON: Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community

September 29, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Sean Patrick Maloney Sent By: Roddy.Flynn@mail.house.gov SIGN ON:  Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community Signers:  Earl Blumenauer, Julia Brownley, Kathy Castor, Joe Crowley, Adriano Espaillat, Pramila Jayapal, Alan Lowenthal, Seth Moulton, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Frank Pallone, Mark Pocan, Mike Quigley, Carol Shea-Porter, Jackie Speier, Mark Takano, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Supporting:  […]

Before Stage Four: Confronting Early Psychosis Briefing

September 29, 2017

By now you should have received an invitation to a Congressional Staff Briefing by Mental Health America focused on the need to address mental illness before it compounds.  The briefing will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd from 2:00-3:00 pm in
the Capitol Visitor Center’s Congressional Meeting Room South. Founded in 1909 Mental Health America is a leading non-profit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. 

Support September as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month

September 29, 2017

I urge you to join us by cosponsoring H. Res. 495, recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and designating September as PCOS Awareness Month.

Strengthen Our Nursing Workforce

September 29, 2017

Please join us in securing the future of the Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 296 et seq]) by cosponsoring H.R. 959, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017. Administered
through the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Title VIII programs have supported the recruitment, retention, and distribution of highly-educated professionals who comprise our nation’s nursing workforce for more than 50 years.