Become an Original Co-Sponsor ”EMANCIPATION NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL”

I invite you to join me as an original co-sponsor of the “Emancipation National Historic Trail Act,” which will lead to the creation of the Emancipation National Historic Trail, extending approximately 51 miles from the Osterman Building and Reedy Chapel
in Galveston, Texas, along Texas State Highway 3 and Interstate 45 North to Freedmen’s Town and Emancipation Park in Houston, Texas. This trail follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves from the major 19th century seaport town of Galveston to
the burgeoning community of Freedmen’s Town, which is now the 4th Ward of Houston, home to the 18th Congressional District.

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Cosponsor the Workforce Development and Federal Contracting Act of 2019

Sending Office: Honorable Anthony G. Brown Sent By: Anna.Platt@mail.house.gov Original Cosponsor Deadline: COB on Friday, January 11, 2019   Dear Colleague: Please join me in cosponsoring the Workforce Development and Federal Contracting Act of 2019.  This legislation will help ensure companies contracting with executive agencies are also acting to develop and train our nation’s workforce. […]

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Co-Sign Letter to Defend Rule of Law in Guatemala

Guatemala is in crisis. More than twenty years after the end of a decades-long civil war, the country is risking sliding back into authoritarianism. We must act now to defend the rule of law in Guatemala or risk destabilization in the entire region.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act

We invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of bipartisan legislation to close the terror gap in gun background checks, entitled the “Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act.”  Right now federal law prohibits nine
categories of dangerous persons from purchasing or possessing firearms.  Remarkably, persons on the terror watch lists are not among these prohibited purchasers.

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