Pass the Senate-approved patch to the Highway Trust Fund

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 July 30, 2014 Dear Colleague: In the coming hours, the House will again consider H.R. 5021, a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund and avoid the looming transportation funding cliff. Last night, the Senate passed an amended H.R. 5021 with a strongly bipartisan vote, 79-18 […]

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Reduce Teacher Shortages – FINAL CALL FOR ORIGINAL COSPONSORS

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Reduce Teacher Shortages Support the Maximizing Opportunities and Retaining Experienced (MORE) Teachers Act Current co-sponsors: Ellison, Kirkpatrick Supported by the National Education Association Dear Colleague: Teachers are struggling to remain in the middle class. While average student loan debt has increased over the last decade and […]

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Pass the Senate-approved patch to the Highway Trust Fund

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 July 30, 2014 Dear Colleague: In the coming hours, the House will again consider H.R. 5021, a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund and avoid the looming transportation funding cliff. Last night, the Senate passed an amended H.R. 5021 with a strongly bipartisan vote, 79-18 […]

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Reduce Teacher Shortages – FINAL CALL FOR ORIGINAL COSPONSORS

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Reduce Teacher Shortages Support the Maximizing Opportunities and Retaining Experienced (MORE) Teachers Act Current co-sponsors: Ellison, Kirkpatrick Supported by the National Education Association Dear Colleague: Teachers are struggling to remain in the middle class. While average student loan debt has increased over the last decade and […]

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TSP/Financial Clinic for Hill Staff- Utilize your Recess!

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: holly.bullard@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Dear Congressional Staffer: Do you know what is happening with your TSP funds? Do you know the difference between the G-Fund and S-Fund? August Recess is the perfect time to focus on your finances! The Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus  in conjunction with the Certified Financial Planner […]

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Help Reduce Student Loan Debt Burdens Before Recess

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: daniel.zawitoski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Dear Colleague, I invite you to become a cosponsor of the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act, which would decrease graduates’ student loan burden and incentive more employers to help their employees repay their student loans. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the average student loan debt burden […]

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Support Employment and Job-Training for Our Veterans

From: The Honorable Suzan K. DelBene Sent By: casey.katims@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4629 Date: 7/28/2014 Cosponsor the Manufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act Endorsed by The American Legion and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Current Cosponsors: Schneider; Bonamici; McDermott; Bustos; Negrete McLeod; Hinojosa; Esty; Brownley; Pocan; Kuster; Denny Heck; DeFazio; Cicilline; Kilmer; Vela; Vargas; Courtney; Perlmutter; McGovern; […]

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SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR STUDENTS, NOT TAXES

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: decarlo.mclaren@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2737 Date: 7/28/2014 SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR STUDENTS, NOT TAXES Cosponsor the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2013 Cosponsors: Reps. Blumenauer, Cartwright, Cohen, Conyers, Courtney, DeLauro, Doggett, Ellison, Green, Grijalva, Higgins, Holt, Honda, Johnson (GA-4), Kind, Lee, Meeks, Moran, Nadler, Neal, Norton, Price, Rangel, Rush, […]

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ICYMI: Annie E. Casey KIDS COUNT Report and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Event TOMORROW

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: Colin.Foard@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 July 28, 2014 Dear Colleague: I would like to direct your attention to the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the latest annual report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation on the well-being of children in America. The report analyzes economic well-being, education, health, and family/community outcomes for […]

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Help Secure Our Supply of Energy Critical Elements!

From: The Honorable Eric Swalwell Sent By: samantha.warren@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1022 Date: 7/22/2014 Support H.R. 1022 on Suspension Today Endorsed by the Materials Research Society Dear Colleague: I am writing to urge you to support H.R. 1022, the Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act, to help America close the gap in technical expertise and ensure […]

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