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Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Help Drain the Swamp

April 30, 2018

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague,   As you know, many of today’s lobbyists got their start as elected Members or staff on Capitol Hill. I believe that a part of restoring trust in our institutions and making sure that those working on legislation have no other loyalties begins by closing this […]

SUPPORT NORMALIZED TRADE RELATIONS WITH CUBA

April 30, 2018

Please join me in supporting
H.R. 2966, The United States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2017.  This legislation will open up new markets for U.S. commerce and bring prosperity to both the American and Cuban peoples.

Protect Immigrant Families

April 30, 2018

We invite you to join us in urging the Department of Homeland Security and Office of Management and Budget to reconsider a drafted rule that would deny immigrants green cards or visa extensions based on their, and their families’, use of public benefits.

Join Me in Closing Loopholes in Federal Gun Control Law

April 30, 2018

We have all heard much about the scourge of gun violence plaguing my hometown of Chicago, Illinois.  From news reports to the President’s Twitter feed, there has been a resounding call for action to help quell the violence and bring peace to our streets.

The MERIT Act – A bold, commonsense solution for the federal workforce

April 30, 2018

As former Speaker Newt Gingrich highlighted in a recent foxnews.com op-ed, the House needs to continue its bold actions in moving strong, principled, commonsense, legislative goals. The GOP holds the House, Senate, and Presidency, and we have only 8 months
left of the 115th Congress to add to our success by passing simple and popular solutions.

Tell the FEC: Childcare is a Necessary Campaign Expense

April 30, 2018

Please join me in urging the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to allow candidates for federal office to use their campaign funds for campaign-related childcare expenses.

Disability Insurance Awareness Month

April 30, 2018

Sending Office: Paulsen, Erik Sent By: Joe.Dillon@mail.house.gov     Disability Insurance 101: 5/4/2018 2:00:00 PM – 5/4/2018 3:00:00 PM Cannon 122

Staff Briefing: 2018 House Farm Bill Environmental Impacts

April 30, 2018

Please join the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) for a staff briefing on the environmental impacts of the 2018 House Farm Bill. The Farm Bill is one of the biggest pieces of environmental legislation we will consider this
year. Please join us to learn about impacts of cuts to conservation programs, changes to the forestry title, and policy provisions that endanger a strong Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and other bedrock environmental protections.  We expect the Farm
Bill to considered by the full House in early to mid-May.

CLOSING SOON – Save Lifeline: the post-Maria Puerto Rico rationale

April 30, 2018

Please join me in urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to abandon his recently-announced proposal to drastically cut the Lifeline Program, which would be a “death
sentence” for Puerto Rico, in addition to taking phone and Internet service from approximately 8.3 million of the most vulnerable citizens nationwide. I was proud to join the Congressional letter earlier this session led by my colleagues Reps. Eshoo and
Clarke to urge Chairman Pai to abandon this proposal. My letter echoes that argument, and presents Chairman Pai with an additional rationale for preserving Lifeline: post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico.