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Join 197 Bipartisan Cosponsors in Supporting Heritage Areas-Mark Up Tomorrow!

January 29, 2020

As co-chairs of the National Heritage Area Caucus, we encourage you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 1049, the National Heritage Area Act.

Cosponsor H.R. 5187, “The Housing Is Infrastructure Act”

January 29, 2020

Like roads and bridges, affordable housing is a component of the nation’s infrastructure and a long-term asset that helps communities and families by connecting them to resources and opportunities. According to the National Low-Income Housing Coalition,
there is a shortage of more than 7 million rental housing units that are affordable and available to the lowest income families nationwide.[1] In fact, no state in America has an adequate supply of affordable housing
for the lowest income renters. Further, our existing stock of affordable housing is aging and in need of repair. For example, our public housing stock, which houses 2.6 million Americans, has an estimated capital needs backlog of $70 billion. Neglecting our
housing infrastructure not only hurts families and communities that struggle with substandard housing and unaffordable housing costs, but it is a lost opportunity to create jobs and boost our economy. According to the National Association of Home Builders,
building 100 affordable rental homes generates 297 jobs, $28 million in wages and business income, and $11 million in taxes and revenue for state, local, and federal governments.[2]

Help Celebrate Oxi Day!

January 29, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Chris Pappas Sent By: Kat.cosgrove@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Co-Sponsors: Bilirakis*, Sarbanes*, Titus, Woodall

LAST CALL: Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Imprisoned Saudi Women’s Rights Advocate

January 29, 2020

I invite you to join me in nominating Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Loujain is one of the most

prominent and outspoken women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia. She is well-known for campaigning against the driving ban and the campaign to end the male guardianship system. In 2014, she was detained for 73 days after she attempted to drive into
Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates. Loujain also went on to stand for election in Saudi Arabia in November 2015 – the first time women were allowed to both vote and stand in elections in the state. Despite finally being recognized as a candidate, her
name was never added to the ballot.

Co-Sponsor the Bring Our Heroes Home Act

January 29, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Chris Pappas Sent By: Kat.cosgrove@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Co-Sponsors: Fulcher*, Fitzpatrick Outside Support: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), AMVETS, Coalition of Families of Korean and Cold War POW/MIAs

Support Tick-borne Illness Research: Cosponsor the Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act

January 29, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, Christopher H. Smith, Collin C. Peterson & Lee Zeldin Cosponsors: Seth Moulton, Adriano Espaillat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Brian Fitzpatrick, Max Rose, Tom Malinowski, André Carson, Chris Pappas, Elise Stefanik, Glenn “GT” Thompson, Chellie Pingree, Peter King, Sheila Jackson Lee, Sean Patrick Maloney, French Hill, Josh Harder, Filemon Vela, Tom Suozzi, Jared Golden, Rodney Davis & Jennifer Wexton

SIGN ON: Small Start Capital Investment Grant project caps

January 29, 2020

Please consider signing the below letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee requesting that the small start total project cap and federal assistance cap be raised in the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization bill.

Stop Political Contributions from Opioid Manufacturers: Cosponsor the Save Lives Act

January 29, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado & Max Rose Endorsed by: End Citizens United

Cosponsor today! Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act

January 29, 2020

Currently, there is no comprehensive government effort to track attempted suicides and suicides in law enforcement like there is about line-of-duty deaths through the FBI’s LEOKA (Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted) program.