Universal National Service Act (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Charles B. Rangel Sent By: patrick.burns@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 748 Date: 1/15/2014 “A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is personally responsible for his society.” Thomas Jefferson Dear Colleague: In the past decade, over two million Americans have been deployed to the two wars in the […]

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Universal National Service Act

From: The Honorable Charles B. Rangel Sent By: patrick.burns@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 748 Date: 1/14/2014 “A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is personally responsible for his society.” Thomas Jefferson Dear Colleague: In the past decade, over two million Americans have been deployed to the two wars in the […]

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IT’S TIME TO STOP PUTTING SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS ON TRIAL!

From: The Honorable Michael R. Turner Sent By: kelly.repair@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3360 Date: 11/18/2013 JOIN CONGRESSMAN TURNER AND TSONGAS IN THEIR BIPARTISAN EFFORTS TO PROTECT SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS AND MAKE MEANINGFUL CHANGE TO THE MILITARY’S ARTICLE 32 INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS H.R. 3360 has been endorsed by the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) Cosponsors: Michael Turner, Tsongas, […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 3399, the Veterans Education Counseling Act

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: mariana.maguire@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3399 Date: 11/14/2013 MAKE SURE VETERANS HAVE THE INFO THEY NEED TO SUCCEED IN SCHOOL COSPONSOR H.R. 3399 – THE VETERANS EDUCATION COUNSELING ACT Original cosponsors: Takano, Cook, Denham * Endorsed by VFW, the American Legion, Student Veterans of America, the American Council on Education, […]

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Today is Guantanamo’s 12th anniversary, and there’s no end in sight!

From: The Honorable James P. Moran Sent By: rebecca.mcdaniel@mail.house.gov Date: 11/13/2013 Dear Colleague, Today marks the day 12 long years ago that President George W. Bush authorized the detention of suspected al-Qaida members at Guantanamo bay prison and stood up military commissions to try these individuals. As The Guardian noted today, “only 7 of the […]

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Be an Original Cosponsor of the Spouses of Heroes Education Act

From: The Honorable Dina Titus Sent By: David.Rosenbaum@mail.house.gov Date: 10/21/2013 Dear Colleague, I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the “Spouses of Heroes Education Act.” This legislation would expand educational benefits to the spouses of members of the Armed Services who make the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Many military spouses […]

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Support the Intent of the Pay Our Military Act (H.R. 3210)

From: The Honorable Jack Kingston Sent By: edward.rothgery@mail.house.gov Date: 10/2/2013 Dear Colleague: As a proud original cosponsors of HR 3210, the Pay Our Military Act, we are disheartened to see the administration and specifically the Secretary of Defense taking an unnecessarily narrow view of which personnel are covered by this legislation. Recent direction from the […]

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Ensure Our Servicemembers’ Access to Justice

From: The Honorable Brad Miller Sent By: ashley.orr@mail.house.gov <mailto:ashley.orr@mail.house.gov?subject=RE: Ensure Our Servicemembers’ Access to Justice> Bill: H.R. 2696 Date: 6/10/2009 Cosponsor the Servicemembers’ Rights Protection Act Dear Colleague: In 2003 Congress passed the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) to provide protections for servicemembers when their military service hinders their ability to meet financial obligations and […]

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