Protect American Workers from Outsourcing: VOTE “YES” on H.R. 3624, the Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019

Today, the House will consider H.R. 3624, the “Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019,” and I urge you to stand up for American workers by voting “yes” on this bill.  H.R. 3624 would inform investors and the public of public companies’ outsourcing practices
by requiring them to annually disclose the total number of employees they employ in each state and foreign country, as well as the percentage change from the previous year.

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Improve Our Strategy to Combat the Opioid Crisis

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3820, the Effective Drug Control Strategy Act, which would improve the federal government’s response to the addiction crisis. This bill would direct the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to track and review all
federally-funded drug demand reduction activities.

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Meet Service Dogs and Learn about Evolving Technology for PTS

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Military Veterans Caucus, we invite members and staff to a briefing and demonstration on the benefits of task-trained service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS). Non-profit Canine Companions for Independence
will announce the pilot launch of a new technology to enable alerting of a service dog to interrupt nightmares for veterans in a proactive and therapeutic manner.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Retirement Savings for Family Caregivers

As Americans across the country seek to ensure they have a strong safety net for their retirement, it is important that the federal government provides adequate access to retirement savings vehicles. Under current law, employees aged 50 and older are eligible
to utilize catch-up contributions to make additional deposits to their 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other eligible retirement accounts.

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Call for Co-Sponsors for The Fairness and Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks Act of 2019

Many Americans continue to face an unnecessary barrier to employment as a result of faulty or incomplete criminal records released by the FBI for use in employment and licensing decisions.  Local law enforcement agencies routinely report arrest records to
the FBI; however, these same groups often fail to report important information on the final outcome of an arrest or disposition of a criminal case.[1] 

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Cosponsor the Build a Better VA Act

I write to request your support for my bill, the Build a Better VA Act (H.R. 1722), which would modify the current process for approving Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility leases.

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Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706)

Sending Office: Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: Daniel.Dick@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706) Dear Colleague: I write to request your support for the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706), which would provide Small Business Administration’s (SBA) grants to state and local communities to […]

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