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BRIEFING TOMORROW US-Australia Relations In the Face of a Rising China and a Changing Asia Pacific

March 2, 2018

The Asia-Pacific region has seen a shift with the emergence of China as a regional and global power with such initiatives as the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Belt and Road Initiative, the addition of the renminbi to the IMF Basket of Currencies,
and South China Sea actions.   Other nations such as Japan, Australia, and South Korea can serve to balance. 

Join the Congressional Motorsports Caucus

March 1, 2018

As Co-Chairmen, we invite you to become a member of the Motorsports Caucus.  It will serve as an informal, bipartisan group of Members dedicated to educating other Members of Congress about –and working toward common legislative goals concerning – motorsports
of all varieties and their impact on American culture. 

Support Including Repeal of the Harmful New Joint Employer Standard in the FY18 Omnibus

March 1, 2018

Please join me in asking House Republican Leadership to include the House-passed “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441) in the consolidated Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations package.

Become a Co-Sponsor for the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act

March 1, 2018

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 152, the Prince Hall Freemasonry Stamp Act. During the American Revolutionary War, Prince Hall and fourteen other men of color were rejected by the colonial Freemasonry on the basis of race. As a result,
Hall founded the first Black Masonic Lodge. The Prince Hall Freemasonry Lodge, originally created for freed slaves, has made history as the oldest and largest group of black Masons. It marks one of the many feats African-Americans have faced in the fight for
fairness and representation throughout history.

The Role of Grid Innovation in Infrastructure Briefing

March 1, 2018

As Co-chairs of the House Grid Innovation Caucus, we want to make you aware of the briefing on “The Role of Grid Innovation in Infrastructure”

Support Full Funding for the Census Bureau

February 28, 2018

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Urge Fiscal Restraint in FY2018 Omnibus

February 28, 2018

Please consider signing my letter to House and Senate Leadership, urging them to demonstrate fiscal restraint when considering the FY2018 Omnibus spending package.  

The Role of Grid Innovation in Infrastructure Briefing

February 28, 2018

As Co-chairs of the House Grid Innovation Caucus, we want to make you aware of the briefing on “The Role of Grid Innovation in Infrastructure”

Special Order tonight! Recognize the Creation of the Oldest Civil Rights Organization in America The NAACP

February 28, 2018

Tonight, I invite you to join me on the House Floor to recognize the 109th anniversary of the NAACP.  As you know, the mission of the NAACP is to ensure equal political, educational, social, and economic rights for all
persons. The NAACP also campaigned to eliminate racial hatred and invidious discrimination. Please join me in honoring the NAACP for its 109 years of faithful service and leadership in the struggle for civil and human rights for all.