CALLING FOR ORIGINAL CO-SPONSORS: White House Accountability for Diversity Act

In January 2017, after President Trump’s inauguration, the White House deleted Spanish-language content from the official White House website. At the time, the White House claimed that a Spanish-language site was under development, but,
more than two years later, such a website has yet to materialize. Meanwhile, the past two administrations offered Spanish content on the official White House website.

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CONDOLENCE BOOK IN SPEAKER’S LOBBY

         Chairman Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland passed away on October 17, 2019.  A condolence book is available in the Speaker’s Lobby for Members who would like to write a message of sympathy to the Cummings family.

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

The House will soon 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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We Need Olympics Reform Now! – DOJ Now Investigating Sex Abuse Within Olympic Organizations

Over the past several decades, the Olympic movement has strayed from its roots. The time is now to take a serious look at the USOPC and if it is fulfilling its mission as outlined by the Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act. As several Congressional and private
investigations revealed, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee officials were more concerned with protecting the Olympics brand and producing medals than athlete’s health and well being. The time is right to take an Olympics wide accounting of the
underlying culture that lead to the multiple sexual abuse scandals plaguing the Olympics community.
A Congressionally mandated Commission will allow experts in sports governance, coaching, child welfare and abuse to address these issues in a timely manner, free from politics. 

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