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Honor Lena Horne with a Congressional Gold Medal

February 3, 2014

I write to ask for your support in honoring the late Lena Horne with a Congressional Gold Medal for her outstanding contributions to American culture and the Civil Rights Movement. Born in 1917, Ms. Horne passed away in New York City on May 9, 2010 at the age of 92.

Help Honor Civil Rights, Journalism Icon

January 15, 2014

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 1/15/2014 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 […]

End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

January 13, 2014

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3401 Date: 1/13/2014 Support Teacher Training to End the “School-to-Prison” Pipeline Cosponsor H.R. 3401, the Restorative Justice in Schools Act Current co-sponsors: Michael Capuano, Wm. Lacy Clay, Danny Davis, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Barbara Lee, Gregory Meeks, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Donald Payne, Janice Schakowsky, Bennie […]

The Affordable College Textbook Act

December 5, 2013

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: rosa.garcia@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3538 Date: 12/5/2013 HELP MAKE COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS MORE AFFORDABLE FOR STUDENTS JOIN REPRESENTATIVES RUBÉN HINOJOSA, GEORGE MILLER and JOHN TIERNEY BY CO-SPONSORING THE AFFORDABLE COLLEGE TEXTBOOK ACT Current Co-sponsors: Bass, Cardenas, Courtney, Crowley, Cuellar, Doggett, Fattah, Gallego, Garcia, Al Green, Gene Green, Grijalva, Jeffries, Loebsack, […]

Support H. RES. 453 – On House Floor Today

June 10, 2009

From: The Honorable Doris O. Matsui Sent By: mara.lee@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 453 Date: 6/10/2009 Support H. RES. 453 – On House Floor Today A Resolution Honoring AmeriCorps Week, American Volunteers June 10, 2009 Dear Colleague: I am writing to urge your support for H.Res 453 which will be voted on the floor today. H. Res. […]

Honor the Life and Legacy of AIDS Activist Pedro Zamora

April 1, 2009

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: christian.sy@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 308 Date: 4/1/2009 I write to ask your support for H. Res. 308, a resolution that I recently introduced commemorating the life and legacy of Pedro Zamora. Pedro was a world renowned HIV/AIDS educator and activist who inspired many to confront their fears, ignorance, […]

Cosponsor the National Security Letters Reform Act of 2009

March 27, 2009

From: The Honorable Jerrold Nadler Sent By: andrew.ginsburg@mail.house.gov Date: 3/27/2009 Cosponsor the National Security Letters Reform Act of 2009 Deadline: COB, Today Current Cosponsors: Flake, Delahunt, Paul, Jackson-Lee, Scott (VA), Grijalva, Hinchey, Lee (CA), Holt, Farr, Gutierrez, Stark March 27, 2009 Dear Colleague: We write to urge you to cosponsor the National Security Letters Reform […]

Allow our servicemembers to decide who makes their funeral arrangements

March 25, 2009

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1633 Date: 3/25/2009 Allow our servicemembers to decide who makes their funeral arrangements <http://e-DearColleague.house.gov/DearColleague/Media/111/1st/image/Members/Cohen, Steve (TN09)/arlington-national-cemetery.jpg> From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Date: 3/25/2009 Co-Sponsor H.R. 1633 Honor the WISH Act Co-sponsors: Duncan, Rohrabacher, Moore (WI), Watson, Massa, Schiff, Sestak Dear Colleague: Current […]

Briefing on Women and the Employee Free Choice Act

March 25, 2009

From: The Honorable Janice D. Schakowsky Sent By: dana.e.thomas@mail.house.gov Date: 3/25/2009 Making Work Pay: Women and the Employee Free Choice Act 2261 Rayburn House Office Building 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation from the National Council of Women’s Organizations to attend an important briefing regarding women […]

PROTECT TRAVELER’S CIVIL LIBERTIES AT U.S. PORTS OF ENTRY

March 25, 2009

From: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Sent By: Eduardo.Lerma@mail.house.gov Date: 3/25/2009 PROTECT TRAVELER’S CIVIL LIBERTIES AT U.S. PORTS OF ENTRY Support the Border Security Search Accountability Act of 2009 111th Original Cosponsors: Rep. Russ Carnahan, Rep. Andre Carson, Rep. Eliot Engel, Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Rep. Raul Grijalva, Rep. Maurice Hinchey, Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, Rep. Barbara Lee, […]