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Letter to DOJ: Don’t Stall Marijuana Research

August 21, 2017

  Sending Office: Honorable Matt Gaetz Sent By: Devin.Murphy@mail.house.gov   Request for Signature(s) Rep. Matt Gaetz is sending a letter to Attorney General Sessions regarding a Washington Post¬†article¬†that ran last week. Last year, the DEA announced that it would accept applications for the growing and cultivation of marijuana for research purposes. While over two dozen […]

Room Change 2253; The last China 101 Briefing: China’s Influence Abroad and Its Role as a Responsible Stakeholder: What It Means for U.S.-China Relations

July 17, 2017

As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group, we wanted to flag this invite for the last briefing China 101 Series with the US-Asia Institute. The briefing will take place this
Monday, July 17, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm in

Become and Original Cosponsor of the Bipartisan COACH Act

July 17, 2017

I ask you to support and become an original cosponsor of a bipartisan bill that would prohibit members of Congress and other employees in the Legislative Branch from flying first-class on the taxpayer dime by becoming an original cosponsor
of the Coach-Only Airfare for Capitol Hill (COACH) Act.

WEDNESDAY – Briefing: Sudanese Bishop Macram Max Gassi @ 12:30 PM

July 17, 2017

            I invite you to a special briefing on the current situation in Sudan with Macram Max Gassis, bishop emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan, on Wednesday, July 19th, at 12:30 PM in 441 CHOB (biography below)

SIGN UP before the App Challenge launches – Wednesday, July 26th

July 17, 2017

As Co-Chairs of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), we are excited to launch the competition on Wednesday, July 26th.  The App Challenge will run from July 26, 2017 to November 1, 2017.

Event 7/19: U.S. Assistance to Central America–Ensuring Aid Effectiveness (v. 3)

July 17, 2017

The United States has a strong national interest in a prosperous and secure Central America. In particular, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador are plagued by widespread corruption and pervasive violence against women and children. Good jobs are scarce
and education levels remain low. If we do not support efforts to address these problems, human smuggling and drug trafficking will continue to flourish in this region, impeding our efforts to secure our own borders.

Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 4)

July 17, 2017

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.  To this end, we have introduced bipartisan legislation, H.R. 2315, to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens,
former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty, former Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, and U.S. State Department officer Sean Smith in recognition of their lifetime commitment to the safety and security of the American people. These
brave individuals sacrificed their lives in defense of our nation during the September 12, 2012 terrorist attacks against the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. 

The last China 101 Briefing: China’s Influence Abroad and Its Role as a Responsible Stakeholder: What It Means for U.S.-China Relations

July 17, 2017

As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group, we wanted to flag this invite for the last briefing China 101 Series with the US-Asia Institute. The briefing will take place this Monday, July 17, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm in 2167 RHOB and will be on
China’s Influence Abroad and its Role as a Responsible Stakeholder.
 If you have any questions or would like to join the US-China Working Group, please contact Terra Sabag of Congressman Larsen’s staff at
Terra.Sabag@mail.house.gov or Ashley Antoskiewicz of Congressman LaHood’s staff at
Ashley.Antoskiewicz@mail.house.gov.

H.R. 806 is a Collection of Provisions That Would Gut the Clean Air Act

July 17, 2017

Today the House will vote on H.R. 806, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act.”  We ask you to join us in standing up for clean air and opposing this misguided legislation.