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Deadline for Originals 11AM Today: Cosponsor War Powers Resolution to End US Involvement in Saudi-led War in Yemen

January 30, 2019

We invite you to join us in co-sponsoring a Yemen War Powers Resolution to end the

unconstitutional participation of U.S. forces engaged in hostilities alongside the Saudi regime in Yemen. The U.S.-Saudi military campaign in Yemen has triggered the world’s

worst humanitarian crisis. More than
14 million Yemenis—half the country—are on the brink of
famine, and at least
85,000 children have already died from hunger and disease as a result of the war.  

Join the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus

January 30, 2019

Peace Corps Volunteers are representatives for America in communities where people may have never before met an American.  The projects they pursue as volunteers, everything from teaching English to advising local businesses to helping farmers increase crop
yields, have a tremendous positive impact on their host communities. The Peace Corps brings to the world the best that this country has to offer: our citizens.

SIGN LETTER URGING THE FBI TO INVESTIGATE DUBIOUS EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AT TRUMP ORGANIZATION

January 30, 2019

Over the weekend The Washington Post published a
story detailing the stories of former employees of the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York who were terminated on January 18, 2019 for being undocumented workers. The termination of these workers follows the revelation of undocumented
labor at a Trump club in
New Jersey where employees were also terminated.  These workers were terminated by human resources officers from the Trump Organization for providing false and fraudulent documents to unlawfully gain employment.

Join the bipartisan Congressional Ukraine Caucus in the 116th Congress

January 30, 2019

Please join the bipartisan Congressional Ukraine Caucus in the 116th Congress. Since its formation in 1997, the Caucus has served as a proud advocate for liberty and democracy in Ukraine. This work has grown strategically more important given
rising threats to liberty in Europe from Russian aggression and hybrid warfare. Joining the Caucus provides opportunities to raise your voice for Ukraine, attend unique briefings, and engage with high-level officials from the U.S. and Ukraine.

DEADLINE NOON TODAY – Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 30, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Co-Sign Letter Calling on SecDef Shanahan to Not Implement Trump Ban on Transgender Servicemembers

January 30, 2019

I invite you to join us in sending a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan asking that he not implement the ban on transgender servicemembers announced by President Trump via tweet in Summer, 2017.

Call for Original Cosponsors: Fairness for Farm workers Act

January 30, 2019

Farm workers play a critical role in our economy, ensuring that our constituents have safe, quality food on their tables. They work long, hard hours in one of the most hazardous industries in this country and are exposed to an incredibly physically demanding
career. Many of these workers are mothers who work from sun-up to sun-down to make ends meet.  

MEMBER INDIVIDUAL VOTING RECORD 2018

January 30, 2019

Sending Office: Office of the Clerk Sent By: Jodi.Detwiler@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague: The Office of the Clerk will email an electronic copy of your 2018 Individual Voting Record directly to your office next week. The Individual Voting Record is an electronic compilation of your cumulative official voting record, as well as a summary of the legislative […]

Eliminate Expired Infant Formula!

January 30, 2019

As a mom, I know the fear and the pressure that comes with caring for a newborn; all a new parent wants is to make sure that their baby is healthy. Busy parents need to be able to rely on the safety of products, like formula, that they buy in grocery stores
in order to make sure that their newborns are well-fed and healthy. Grocery stores that stock expired formula – even by just a few days – pose real health risks to infants.

BRIEFING TODAY: Rule of Law in Guatemala – Wednesday, January 30 @ 10:00 a.m. – 2200 Rayburn Office Building

January 30, 2019

By now you should have received an invitation to a briefing organized by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) on the
Future of the Rule of Law, CICIG and Justice Reform in Guatemala, to be held on
Wednesday, January 30 at 10:00 a.m. in
2200 Rayburn.