Archives

Briefing on the Importance of School-Based Mental Health Programs

May 5, 2016

In celebration of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we cordially invite you and your staff to attend a Capitol Hill briefing on The Importance of School Based Mental Health Programs. This event will honor National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and will be held on Wednesday, May 11th from 12:00 to 1:30 pm in Rayburn B-340.

Maternity Care Caucus Briefing: What You Need to Know About Zika and Birth Defects, with Expert Speakers from CDC (v. 2)

May 5, 2016

Please join the Congressional Caucus on Maternity Care for a briefing on Zika and birth defects on Monday, May 9, at 4:00pm in 2456 Rayburn.

Help Small Businesses Access Capital (Small Business Week)

May 5, 2016

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. As we look to grow our economy, many small businesses require capital to stay afloat, remain competitive, and ramp-up hiring.

Protect U.S. Citizen Children from Discrimination – Become an Original Cosponsor of the 14th Amendment Protection Act (v. 3)

May 5, 2016

Recently, anti-immigrant rhetoric has dominated the news cycle and these hateful messages have left our constituents vulnerable to attacks; political and sometimes even physical.

Support Worker Safety (v. 3)

May 5, 2016

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to the Secretary of Labor asking that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) update its standard on flammable and combustible liquids.

Urge Action on Zika Supplemental with Tribal Resources

May 5, 2016

Join us in urging Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to take immediate action on a Zika funding supplemental that includes dedicated funding for tribal communities. Evidence is mounting that immediate action is needed and that further delay will put pregnant women and their unborn children at risk.

Members Only Meeting with Madame Fu Ying of the National People’s Congress on May 11th.

May 5, 2016

On behalf of the U.S.–China Working Group, you are invited to a roundtable discussion with Madame Fu Ying on Wednesday, May 11, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in Rayburn House Office Building 2167.

Deadline COB 5/19 Protect First Amendment Rights of So-Called Climate Change “Deniers.” Sign a letter to AG Lynch. (v. 3)

May 5, 2016

Recently Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified that the Department of Justice has referred a matter involving so-called climate change “deniers” to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to determine whether it met the Department’s criteria for which it could take action.

Closing Tomorrow! Protect Child Nutrition Programs: Co-sign Letter to Ed & Workforce Committee

May 5, 2016

In advance of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s markup of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) bill, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, we write to ask for your support in sending a letter to the committee expressing concern over a number of harmful provisions included in the bill that would roll back years of progress and hamper the ability of children to access healthy meals.

Sign Letter to Ensure Fair Elections in the Dominican Republic (v. 3)

May 5, 2016

I invite you to join me in signing a letter to Secretary Kerry asking for the State Department to monitor the upcoming elections in the Dominican Republic.