Cosponsor H. Res. 33 and Oppose the Privatization of the U.S. Postal Service!

            For over 240 years, the United States Postal Service and our dedicated postal workforce have performed the essential government function of “providing postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary,
and business correspondence of the people.” In furtherance of this mission, the Postal Service and its more than 500,000 clerks, letter carriers, mail handlers, and other employees deliver the mail to over 157 million residential and business customers
six days a week nationwide.  Given the effectiveness of the Postal Service in fulfilling its critical public service mission, it is not surprising that the American people have consistently ranked the Postal Service as our most trusted government agency. 
In a
recent Gallup poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans also rated the Postal Service as “doing an excellent or good job.”

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SHADOW DAY 2019 SIGN UP: DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth is excited to announce the eighth annual Foster Youth Shadow Day.
We hope that you will participate by providing a foster youth the opportunity to shadow you for at least 4 hours Wednesday, June 4, 2019.

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Cosponsor the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act

Please join me in encouraging fair access to federal advertising contracts by becoming a cosponsor of the Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act (H.R. 2576).  This bill would require all federal agencies to include in their annual budget
requests to Congress the amount they spend on advertising contracts with small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) and businesses owned by minorities and women.  Federal agencies would be required to provide prior and projected total expenditures for such contracts. 

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TODAY: Lunch Briefing on Human Gene Editing

We want to draw your attention to an invitation you should have already received from the Coalition for the Life Sciences (CLS). On Friday, May 17th at 12:00 noon,
CLS cordially invites you to attend a briefing entitled “Principles for Governing the Promise of Human Genome Editing”
in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043.

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