Urge FIFA to Remove Russia as the Host of the 2018 World Cup

From: The Honorable Leonard Lance Sent By: michael.taggart@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Dear Colleague, Last week, 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, FIFA still re-elected Joseph Blatter as their […]

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Invitation to Physical Therapy Health and Fitness Clinic: June 4th

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: Kate.Craddock@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation from the American Physical Therapy Association to attend the PT Day on Capitol Hill: Physical Therapy Health and Fitness Clinic. Thursday, June 4th Cannon Caucus Room 11:30am – 2:30pm *balance, grip, blood pressure, and golf […]

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Co-sponsor the JOBS Act

From: The Honorable Norma J. Torres Sent By: grant.kerr@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2601 Date: 6/2/2015 HELP GROW THE U.S. MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE Co-sponsor the Job Opportunities Between Our Shores (JOBS) Act Original co-sponsor: Rep. Steny Hoyer Dear Colleague: Manufacturing is a critical component of the U.S. industry, contributing $2 trillion to the U.S. economy, or 12 percent […]

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Cosponsor the bipartisan HR 2571 The Millennium Compacts for Regional Economic Integration (M-CORE) Act

From: The Honorable Karen Bass Sent By: sara.nitz@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Current Cosigners: Royce, Engel, Crenshaw, Smith (WA) Dear Colleague, Join Rep. Karen Bass, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ranking Member Elliot Engel (D-NY) and Reps. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Adam Smith (D-WA) chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance […]

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Throw Back H.R. 1335. It’s Not a Keeper!

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: daniel.torrez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1335 Date: 6/1/2015 Throw Back H.R. 1335 – It’s Not a Keeper! Don’t Weaken Our Incredibly Successful Fisheries Law Dear Colleague, As you may have heard, the House will soon be considering H.R. 1335, the misnamed “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing […]

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Member Forum on Workers’ Irregular Schedules

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce – Minority Staff Sent By: christine.godinez@mail.house.gov Date: 6/1/2015 Member Forum on Workers’ Irregular Schedules Dear Colleague, We would like to invite you to a briefing being held this Thursday, June 4th at 11am in 1310 Longworth on irregular schedules, which are particularly harmful to low wage workers. […]

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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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