SUPPORT CDBG’s 40TH ANNIVERSARY, COSPONSOR H.RES.668

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: jared.bass@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 668 Date: 7/28/2014 COSPONSOR A BIPARTISAN RESOLUTION HONORING THE 40TH  ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)  H.RES.668 Endorsed by: U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, National Community Development Association, National Association of County Community and Economic Development, National Association […]

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Cosponsor The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014!

From: The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: ben.gutman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4426 Date: 7/21/2014 COSPONSOR The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014 Current cosponsors: Zoe Lofgren, Doris O. Matsui, Mike Honda, Chellie Pingree, Wm Lacy Clay, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Judy Chu, Steve Israel, Matt Cartwright, Katherine Clark, Mike Quigley, Rush Holt, Niki Tsongas, Carol Shea-Porter, Tony Cardenas, […]

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Join Leading Higher Ed Organizations and Support H.R. 4643, the Bereaved Borrowers Bill of Rights

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: Kate.Craddock@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4643 Date: 7/18/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4643, the Bereaved Borrowers’ Bill of Rights Endorsed by the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Current Cosponsors: Eleanor Holmes Norton […]

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VOTE NO ON FLEMING AMENDMENT – Marijuana Businesses Need Banking Services to Better Ensure Public Safety

From: The Honorable Denny Heck Sent By: jennifer.cash@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 PREVENT CRIME AND PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY VOTE NO ON FLEMING AMENDMENT AND VOTE YES ON HECK/ROHRABACHER/PERLMUTTER/LEE AMENDMENT 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of either medical (31 states) or adult and medical-use (2 states) marijuana. Because marijuana remains classified as Schedule […]

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Vote NO on the Fleming Amendment — Protect Local Safety and Security

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: michael.harold@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5016 Date: 7/16/2014 July 16, 2014 Dear Colleague: We encourage you to vote “no” on the Fleming amendment to the Financial Services Appropriations and General Government Bill. Representative Fleming’s amendment would block the Financial Services Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) from taking action to allow banks to […]

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COSPONSOR THE GREEN JOBS ACT OF 2013

From: The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr. Sent By: charles.makings@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2863 Date: 7/16/2014 Grow Small Business Jobs & Increase Green Energy Production COSPONSOR THE GREEN JOBS ACT OF 2013 Dear Colleague: Did you know that small businesses create 2 out of every 3 net new jobs?  If you would like to grow small businesses and […]

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Award Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Rights Icon

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 7/16/2014 Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Dear Colleague: Award-winning African American journalist and documenter of the civil rights movement, Simeon Booker, turned 95 in 2013. Through his groundbreaking reporting of the Emmett Till case to his seat on the […]

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Support a Congressional Gold Medal for Coach Pat Summitt

From: The Honorable John J. Duncan, Jr. Sent By: patrick.newton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3836 Date: 7/16/2014 Honor Sports Legend Pat Head Summitt with a Congressional Gold Medal Winningest Coach leading fight against Alzheimer’s Dear Colleague: No college team in history, men’s or women’s, and no coach can claim the accomplishments of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols and […]

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