As members of the Nevada delegation, we strongly urge you to oppose this reckless, controversial bill as it blatantly ignores the concerns of Nevadans who do not wish to see the federal government turn our state into a dumping ground for nuclear waste from
other states. It also threatens the health and safety of Americans from 329 congressional districts across the country, located in 44 states and D.C., where the radioactive waste will be forced to travel through by train or highway.
I invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of the Hate Crimes Commission Act of 2017.
I invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 3703, the “No School Bus Drivers with DUIs Act” which would prohibit state and local education agencies from hiring school bus drivers who have previously been convicted of a DUI.
Research shows that students who eat school breakfast perform better on standardized tests, behave better in the classroom and have better attendance. Still, far too many students – especially those living in poverty – arrive at school hungry each day.
Please join us in sending a letter to President Trump expressing disappointment in his decision to set the presidential determination for refugee admissions at 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018. The letter urges the President to reconsider his determination and
establish a minimum refugee admission level of 110,000 for Fiscal Year 2018. Additionally, the letter expresses concern about the proposed changes to the resettlement process to require refugees to meet an assimilation standard.
As underscored by a variety of national security officials and stakeholders, climate change has become a bipartisan national security priority.
Eliminate for-profit, private immigration detention facilities and end mandatory detention – Cosponsor the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act
Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act, a bill that would reform the immigration detention system by ending use of private facilities, repealing mandatory detention, and increasing oversight, accountability, and
transparency of the immigration detention system.
The recent Equifax data breach should serve as a wake up call on enhancing data security. Over 140 million Americans were impacted by this breach and their sensitive data has now fallen into the wrong hands. We must raise the bar for companies which store
personally identifiable information. Many companies are good stewards of consumer information, but we have repeatedly seen what happens when some are not.
BRIEFING: President of IKEA USA, Lars Petersson on Private Sector Solutions for Human Rights – Tuesday, October 3 @ 2:00 PM – 2456 Rayburn
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The most recent events in Charlottesville have shown the threat that hate crimes pose for citizens across our country. Violent incidents targeting Jewish, Muslim, African-American, Hindu, Sikh, and all other members of our communities have increased across
the U.S. in the past several years.