We Need an Independent NSA Inspector General

From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: matthew.goulding@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3436 Date: 7/13/2014 Dear Colleague: The Dept. of Defense, CIA, Dept. of Justice, and Dept. of Homeland Security each have independent Inspectors General (IG), and all have to undergo a formal Senate confirmation process before they can take their position. This process does not apply to the […]

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Join the Bipartisan Peace Corps Caucus

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: caitie.whelan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague: As Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Members of Congress, we encourage you to support Peace Corps Volunteers in your district by joining the bipartisan Peace Corps Caucus. Over the past 50 years, through war and conflict, more than 210,000 Americans have served their country in […]

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Support Green Jobs and Education (v. 7)

From: The Honorable Jerry McNerney Sent By: Teresa.Frison@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2368 Date: 7/12/2014 Current Cosponsors: Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Edwards, Donna; Huffman, Jared; Polis, Jared; Tonko, Paul; Esty, Elizabeth; Takano, Mark; Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho; Lofgren, Zoe; Conyers, John; Kaptur; Marcy; Chu, Judy; Ruiz, Raul; Holt, Rush; Lee, Barbara; Keating, William; Capps, Lois; Wilson, Fredrica; Rangel, Charlie; Honda, […]

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EVENT: Join the Peace Corps!

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: caitie.whelan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Join the Peace Corps! The Peace Corps: The Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love! Peace Corps’ Annual Recruiting Event for Capitol Hill Staff & Interns 9:30am, Wednesday, July 16th 1310 Longworth Dear Colleague: What do these people have in common?  Chris Matthew, host of Hardball  Reed Hastings, Netflix […]

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INVEST IN DOMESTIC ENERGY — Support Bonamici-Michaud-Pingree Amendment

From: The Honorable Suzanne Bonamici Sent By: eric.ffitch@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4923 Date: 7/10/2014 Support DOE Water Power Program Bonamici-Michaud-Pingree Amendment Protects Investment in Hydropower and Marine and HydrokineticTechnology in FY2015 Supported by: National Hydropower Association; Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition Dear Colleague: The Water Power program at the Department of Energy supports cutting-edge private sector research, development, […]

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Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Congressional Gold Medal Act

From: The Honorable Robert E. Latta Sent By: jason.isakovic@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3544 Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague:               Please join me in becoming a co-sponsor of H.R. 3544, legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) for their superior service and major contributions during World War II. The OSS was America’s first […]

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Show Your Support for a Strong RFS

From: The Honorable Cheri Bustos Sent By: todd.wolf@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Show Your Support for a Strong RFS Join Us in Sending a Letter to the EPA Expressing Concerns on 2014 Proposed RVO’s Current Signers (24) Cheri Bustos, Kristi Noem, Bill Enyart, Steve King, Rodney Davis, Bruce Braley, Sam Graves, Tim Walz, Rick Nolan, Dave Loebsack, Collin Peterson, Scott […]

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DEADLINE TODAY Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: holly.bullard@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development Current Co-Signers: Rep. Blumenauer, Rep. Bonamici, Rep. Brown, Rep. Brownley, Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Bustos, Rep. Capps, Rep. Cartwright, Rep. Christensen, Rep. Clay, Rep. Cleaver, Rep. Courtney, Rep. Costa, Rep. DeFazio, Rep. DelBene, Rep. Ellison, Rep. Engel, Rep. […]

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Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: holly.bullard@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development Current Co-Signers: Rep. Blumenauer, Rep. Bonamici, Rep. Brown, Rep. Brownley, Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Bustos, Rep. Capps, Rep. Cartwright, Rep. Christensen, Rep. Clay, Rep. Cleaver, Rep. Courtney, Rep. Costa, Rep. DeFazio, Rep. DelBene, Rep. Ellison, Rep. Engel, Rep. […]

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Join the House Recycling Caucus

From: The Honorable John Shimkus Sent By: Christian.LaBella@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague: Chances are that when you think about recycling, you think of the bright blue bins scattered throughout our offices or of collecting newspapers, bottles, and cans at home and putting them out on the curb.  Recycling is much bigger than just the bin, in fact, […]

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