BRIEFING TODAY: Ending Obstetric Fistula – Maternal Health and Access to Safe Childbirth

Obstetric fistula is a devastating and preventable condition virtually eradicated in the developed world, but persists in regions with scant access to adequate medical care. More than two million women worldwide suffer from obstetric
fistula, which results from prolonged labor when women lack access to skilled medical assistance during childbirth. In recognition of the International Day to End Fistula, I invite you to attend an important briefing about obstetric fistula and how we can
combat it around the world.

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Sign onto the letter to help domestic marine manufacturing industry concerning aluminum tariffs

Please cosign onto a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission regarding aluminum tariffs negative impacts on the domestic marine manufacturing industry, which relies on this critical raw material. We urge the
DOC and ITC to be fair and measured in every respect to maintain the credibility of our trade enforcement regime among all American workers, including those who consume aluminum sheet in the production of marine and other downstream products.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3866 And Help Veteran Entrepreneurs!

We all agree that our men and women in uniform sacrifice so much for the freedoms we hold dear. One of these sacrifices is saving up to start a small business. With wages that are significantly lower than most jobs offered in the private sector, veterans
often separate from the Armed Forces with little in regards to savings. In addition, many of these veterans utilized military housing, insurance, and transportation and therefore lack significant credit history—even if they are financially responsible. 

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