Simplify FAFSA and Provide Students with Financial Certainty in College Planning

From: The Honorable Lloyd Doggett Sent By: maggie.buchanan@mail.house.gov Date: 5/30/2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 2ND Dear Colleague: Please join Rep. Pocan and I in sending a letter to Secretary Duncan in support of adopting a policy of using “prior-prior year” tax information which will provide students with increased certainty regarding the financial aid process. A […]

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Prevent Russia From Hosting the 2018 World Cup

From: The Honorable Leonard Lance Sent By: michael.taggart@mail.house.gov Date: 5/28/2015 Dear Colleague, Yesterday the United States charged several FIFA officials on charges ranging from bribery to money laundering in relation to the bidding process for selecting World Cup hosts, including Russia as the 2018 host. Despite this, tomorrow FIFA is still expected to re-elect Joseph […]

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Cosponsor the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: marie.meszaros@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 664 Date: 5/21/2015 Current Cosponsors: Jim McGovern, Jason Chaffetz, Barbara Lee, Kevin Cramer, Charles Rangel, Walter Jones, Cynthia Lummis, Thomas Massie, Kathy Castor, Rosa DeLauro, Sam Farr, Chris Van Hollen, Peter Welch, Nydia Velazquez, Beto O’Rourke, Keith Ellison, Peter DeFazio, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Maxine Waters, […]

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Support a Tax Neutral Savings Vehicle for Youths – HR 1377 RAYS Act

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: roberto.haddad@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1377 Date: 5/26/2015 HR-1377 RAYS (Roth Accounts for Youth Savings) Lets Help Our Children Start Savings Today for a Brigher Future Tomorrow As more Americans nearing retirement age face the prospect of deep financial insecurity in their later years, the need to begin saving early […]

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Support Improved Data Collection to Better Help LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: georgina.rannard@mail.house.gov Date: 5/22/2015 Co-signers (13): Reps. Susan Davis, Raúl M. Grijalva, Brenda Lawrence, Barbara Lee, Alan Lowenthal, Betty McCollum, Jim McDermott, James McGovern, Jerry McNerney, Jerrold Nadler, Mark Pocan, Jackie Speier, Mark Takano   Deadline to sign on: COB Tuesday 26th May *updated* Supported by: Human Rights […]

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Clawson Currency Amendment to TPA Legislation (H.R. 1890)

From: The Honorable Curt Clawson Sent By: Emily.Manning@mail.house.gov Date: 5/20/2015 Currency Manipulation Rules are NOT a “Poison Pill” Support the Clawson Currency Amendment Dear Colleague: Please join me in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Rules encouraging the addition of an amendment to H.R. 1890, or the […]

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Don’t Choke off Revenue for Broadcasters, Print Media, and the Internet

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: lewis.kaminski@mail.house.gov Date: 5/14/2015 Don’t Choke off Revenue for Broadcasters, Print Media, and the Internet Join a Bipartisan Letter to Leadership Opposing Arbitrary New Taxes on Advertising Backed by the National Association of Broadcasters, the National Cable and Telecommuinications Association, the Newspaper Association of America, the National Newspaper […]

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Today! Manufacturing Caucus Ex-Im Briefing

From: The Honorable Tom Reed Sent By: Phillips.Hinch@mail.house.gov Date: 5/14/2015 Today House Manufacturing Caucus Briefing on Export-Import Bank Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. B-318 Rayburn HOB Panelists: Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), Co-Chair Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13), Co-Chair Sean Mulvaney, a member of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of […]

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Join the IP CAUCUS

From: The Honorable Adam Smith Sent By: jonathan.pawlow@mail.house.gov Date: 5/13/2015 JOIN YOUR COLLEAGUES AND BECOME A MEMBER OF THE IP CAUCUS May 12, 2015 Dear Colleague: We write to invite you to join the Congressional Caucus on Intellectual Property Promotion and Piracy Prevention (the IP Caucus) in the 114th Congress. A 2012 study by the […]

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Support Improved Data Collection to Better Help LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: georgina.rannard@mail.house.gov Date: 5/13/2015 Support Improved Data Collection to Better Help LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Dear Colleague: We are concerned by the terrible reality of youth homelessness in our nation. On any single night in 2014 there were approximately 194,302 homeless youth and children on the streets, however most […]

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