Oppose Ellison Blacklisting Amendment

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce Sent By: alexa.turner@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2685 Date: 6/11/2015 OPPOSE ELLISON BLACKLISTING AMENDMENT Dear Colleague: Today, during consideration of H.R. 2685, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, the House will vote on an amendment sponsored by Rep. Ellison (D-MN) that will blacklist contractors for running afoul of the Fair […]

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Support Johnson amendments to FY16 DoD Appropriations

From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: scott.goldstein@mail.house.gov Date: 6/11/2015 Stop Militarizing Police Support Johnson (GA) amendments to FY16 DoD Appropriations Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting two amendments to stop the militarization of our local police. The DoD’s “1033” program transfers billions of dollars of military equipment, including weapons, explosives, […]

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Special Briefing and Q&A with French-born Buddhist Monk, Best-Selling Author, and Humanitarian Matthieu Richard

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: crystal.price@mail.house.gov Date: 6/11/2015 Special Briefing and Q&A with French-born Buddhist Monk, Best-Selling Author, and Humanitarian Matthieu Richard Dear Colleague, I am proud to invite you to attend an important introductory mindfulness meditation session. Come learn the technique that has become an integral treatment component against substance abuse, suicide, […]

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Join the House NIH Caucus

From: The Honorable Brian Higgins Sent By: leslie.brady@mail.house.gov Date: 6/11/2015 Dear Colleague, When adjusted for inflation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) receive nearly 25 percent less funding today than in 2003. The extreme lack of funding puts America further behind on groundbreaking research for treatments and cures for debilitating and fatal diseases; it hurts […]

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Support the STARBASE Program, Lowenthal Amendment #18

From: The Honorable Alan S. Lowenthal Sent By: Frances.Marquez@mail.house.gov Date: 6/10/2015 SUPPORT STARBASE DOD AMENDMENT #18, URGING SUPPORT FOR STEM EDUCATION FOR OUR NATION’S YOUTH Dear Colleague, Providing Science, Technology, Education and Math (STEM) education to America’s youth is critical to the global competitiveness of our nation. We need to be committed to ensuring the […]

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Special Briefing and Q&A with French-born Buddhist Monk, Best-Selling Author, and Humanitarian Matthieu Richard

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: crystal.price@mail.house.gov Date: 6/10/2015 Special Briefing and Q&A with French-born Buddhist Monk, Best-Selling Author, and Humanitarian Matthieu Richard Dear Colleague, I am proud to invite you to attend an important introductory mindfulness meditation session. Come learn the technique that has become an integral treatment component against substance abuse, suicide, […]

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Support Walberg-Esty-Cohen-Jones-Cicilline Amendment to DOD Appropriations

From: The Honorable Tim Walberg Sent By: jonathan.hirte@mail.house.gov Date: 6/10/2015 Support Walberg-Esty-Cohen-Jones-Cicilline Amendment Outside Support: Taxpayers Protection Alliance Dear Colleague: I hope you’ll join me in supporting my bipartisan amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill to ensure an appropriate use of American taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan. The amendment is in keeping with the […]

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H.R. 2685 DoD Appropriations-Support Section 8122

From: The Honorable Peter J. Visclosky Sent By: megan.adamczewski@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2685 Date: 6/10/2015 Dear Colleague, As the House considers H.R. 2685, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Defense Appropriations Act, I urge you to oppose any attempts to transfer funds to the National Sea Based Deterrence Fund (NSBDF). Last year, the NSBDF was created through […]

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End Wage Theft By Federal Contractors: Support the Ellison Amendment to Department of Defense Authorization Bill

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce – Minority Staff Sent By: eunice.ikene@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2685 Date: 6/10/2015 End Wage Theft By Federal Contractors: Support the Ellison Amendment to the Deparmtne of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016 (HR 2685) Dear Colleague: I urge adoption of the Ellison amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, […]

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