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Amendment Process for H.R. 1 – For the People Act of 2019

February 27, 2019

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 4, 2019, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1 – For the People Act of 2019.

FY2020 Letter to Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee Supporting Pediatric Dental Health

February 27, 2019

I invite you join me in sending the attached letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, requesting continued support for programs that address the unmet oral health needs of America’s
children in Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations.

Become a Co-Sponsor of the Transparency for Cable Consumers Act

February 27, 2019

 
By bringing more transparency into the market, we can help improve services for consumers across the country. Please contact Jonathan Lipe at
Jonathan.Lipe@mail.house.gov with any questions or to sign on as a co-sponsor.
 
Sincerely,
Anthony Brindisi
Member of Congress
 

Defend the Rights of Minority Communities, Women, Labor Rights Activists, and Dissidents in Brazil

February 27, 2019

Please join me on a letter to Secretary Pompeo urging him to make promoting human rights in Brazil a priority. We are deeply concerned that since the election of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as president, the rights of the LGBTQ+ community and other
minority communities, women, labor rights activists, and political dissidents in Brazil have been under attack.

Support a National Research Program to Reduce Gun Violence

February 27, 2019

Please join me in becoming a cosponsor of H.R. 435, the National Gun Violence Research Act.

DEADLINE COB TODAY: Co-Sign Letter Urging President Trump to Extend Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

February 27, 2019

Current Cosigners: Gwen Moore, Yvette D. Clarke, Barbara Lee, Nydia M. Velázquez, Susan Wild, Betty McCollum, James P. McGovern, Adriano Espaillat, Elijah E. Cummings, Zoe Lofgren, Jerrold Nadler, Angie Craig, Max Rose, Rashida Tlaib

Support Funding for International Basic Education

February 27, 2019

We invite you to sign a letter urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations to provide robust funding for Basic Education programs, including strong funding for bilateral education programs and funding for the Global Partnership
for Education and Education Cannot Wait in the FY2020 SFOPS Appropriations bill.

Request for Signatu Israel Global Entry Letter

February 27, 2019

Please join us in sending a letter to Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in support of Israel’s participation in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry program. A year ago, all
100 Senators wrote to Secretary Nielsen urging the expansion of Global Entry to Israel, but there has not yet been progress in securing their participation.

Support Paid Sick Days

February 27, 2019

No one should face the impossible choice of caring for their health or keeping their paycheck or job. But millions of hard-working people must make this decision every time they get sick or a family member needs care.  In fact, over 34 million private sector
workers still cannot earn a single paid sick day to recover from the flu, care for a sick child or seek preventive care. In addition, while 92 percent of the highest-wage workers have paid sick days, less than one in three (31 percent) of our nation’s lowest-wage
workers have access to a single paid sick day. And only 52 percent of service workers — who frequently interact with the public — have access to paid sick days.

March 1st Movement Centennial Resolution: Call for Original Cosponsors

February 27, 2019

March 1st, 2019 marks the centennial anniversary of Korea’s March First Movement Day. On March 1, 1919, the Korean Declaration of Independence, inspired by President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points and the right of a people to self-determination,
was read aloud in Seoul for the first time.