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Deadline 10am Tomorrow: Become an original co-sponsor of the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act

November 30, 2017

We write to ask you to become an original cosponsor of the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act, a bill that strengthens protections in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in order for workers to more freely exercise their rights to join
a union and collectively bargain for better wages and working conditions.

Prevent the Use of Social Media in Fomenting Hate Crimes: Cosponsor the Stop HATE Act

November 30, 2017

Members of Congress have a responsibility to support and defend the First Amendment. Yet, it is also our duty to prevent its use from inflicting physical or emotional harm on other Americans. As we have seen, most recently in Charlottesville, VA and Shelbyville,
TN, hate groups have used online platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit to spread their hateful message around the country. It is time we understand how we can address the rise of hate crimes and prevent them from harming others.

TODAY: Briefing: Rebuilding Smart, Exploring Ways to Rebuild the Electrical Grid after a Disaster

November 30, 2017

We would like to invite you to a staff briefing on how to rebuild electrical grids after natural disasters so as to mitigate future hazards. Rebuilding smart is not a technology problem, it’s a policy one.  This briefing will highlight existing solutions,
and speak to the current policy hurdles that prevent solutions from being implemented after a disaster hits. 

Cosponsor Bipartisan, Bicameral Resolution Recognizing Human Rights Day

November 30, 2017

On December 10, the United States and the world will celebrate Human Rights Day and the 69th anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.