Cosponsor the Social Security Administration Accountability Act of 2019

Over the past few decades, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated or closed over 120 field offices –

a 10 percent reduction – without providing local communities or Congress sufficient notification or justification. Consequently, communities already suffering from long wait times and backlogs are now left with little or no access to services.

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Support USMCA: Mexico To Implement Historic Labor Reforms

Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has authorized a budget proposal to implement Mexico’s improved labor standards, approved earlier this May by Mexico’s legislature.  The enclosed
letter, from President Obrador to Chairman Neal and the U.S. House of Representatives, along with the accompanying “Labor Reform Implementation Strategy,”
describes the proposal and is clear evidence of Mexico’s strong commitment to enforcement of labor reform and a significant step towards moving us to a yes vote.

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Co-sponsor the “Survey Our Military Impacted Schools Act”

Of the more than 1.2 million school-aged children of servicemen and women, more than
80 percent attend public schools. Virtually all school districts educate a child whose parent or guardian is serving in our Armed Forces, whether stationed here or abroad and whether on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserves. 

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Cosponsor a Girls’ Education Bill: the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 4508, the bipartisan Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act. This bill seeks to improve girls’ access to higher education in Pakistan by directing the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to issue at least
half of its Merit and Needs-Based Scholarships for higher education in Pakistan to women.  In 2014, this bipartisan bill passed the House and was reported favorably by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  

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A Showcase on How the Humanities Serve Veterans

Through its Dialogues on the Experience of War program, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports veterans throughout the United States.

Join us for an exhibition-style briefing that highlights how this program uniquely serves those who have served our nation. 

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Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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