Cosponsor Bipartisan Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act

We urge you to cosponsor our bipartisan bill, the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act (H.R. 2989).  The bill would create a commission to honor and celebrate Frederick Douglass on the bicentennial anniversary of his birth, in 2018.  The Oversight
and Government Reform Committee approved the bill unanimously last week, but there is still time to become a cosponsor.

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Cosponsor the SHIELD Act, Strengthen Campaign Cybersecurity

Growing cybersecurity threats from Russia and other nations pose serious risks to the integrity of our elections. Even our nation’s top intelligence officials have warned that unless we develop measures to defend our elections against cyberattacks, repeated
Russian interference is imminent. Without action to strengthen the cybersecurity of U.S. campaigns, our democracy is left vulnerable.

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CLOSING NOON WEDNESDAY: Fight Against Corporate Media Consolidation!

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring the Local and Independent Television Protection Act to protect media diversity and local and independent media outlets. Our proposal would permanently end the “UHF discount,” the leading regulatory loophole allowing
for television media consolidation, including the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger.

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