Help Honor Civil Rights, Journalism Icon

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 7/12/2014 Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Dear Colleague: Award-winning African American journalist and documenter of the civil rights movement, Simeon Booker, turned 95 in 2013. Through his groundbreaking reporting of the Emmett Till case to his seat on the […]

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DEADLINE THURSDAY: Honoring January as National Mentoring Month

From: The Honorable Frederica S. Wilson Sent By: corey.solow@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague: I write to ask for your co-sponsorship of a resolution honoring January as National Mentoring Month.  Established in 2002, National Mentoring Month pays tribute to the men and women who enrich the lives of our young people and encourages more Americans to mentor young […]

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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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End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3401 Date: 7/12/2014 Support Teacher Training to End the “School-to-Prison” Pipeline Cosponsor H.R. 3401, the Restorative Justice in Schools Act Current co-sponsors: Michael Capuano, Wm. Lacy Clay, Danny Davis, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Barbara Lee, Gregory Meeks, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Donald Payne, Janice Schakowsky, Bennie Thompson Dear […]

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Support Use of the Antiquities Act to Establish New National Monuments

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: brandon.bragato@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Supported by: Sierra Club, Wilderness Society, League of Conservation Voters, Trust for Historic Preservation, Pew Environment, Society for American Archaeology, National Wildlife Federation,  National Parks Conservation Association,  Current Signers: Holt, Napolitano, Lowenthall, McCollum, Ellison, Moran, Huffman, Levin, Nadler , Roybal-Allard, Cardenas, Ben Ray […]

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Sign the Discharge Petition for Bipartisan Wildfire Disaster Funding Act Today!

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: kc.jaski@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3992 Date: 7/11/2014 Sign the Discharge Petition TODAY:H.R. 3992 the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act Current Signatories of Discharge Petition: Scott Peters, Peter DeFazio, Ann Kirkpatrick, Jared Huffman Dear Colleague, I urge you to sign the discharge petition today for H.R. 3992, the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, a bicameral and bipartisan […]

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Last Call: Help Women with Breast Cancer

From: The Honorable Nita M. Lowey Sent By: chris.bigelow@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Sign Letter on Environmental Risk Factors of Breast Cancer Deadline: 12pm Friday Signers: DeGette, Grijalva, Alcee Hastings, Honda, Kelly, Peter King, Levin, Loebsack, McGovern, Meng, Moore, Polis, Rangel, Rush, Schakowsky, Speier, Tonko, and Veasey Dear Colleague, In 2008, Congress passed the Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act, which created an interagency coordinating committee to […]

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Increase Energy Efficiency through Access to Energy Information

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: jake.oster@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Supported by: the Alliance to Save Energy, American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy, Digital Energy and Sustainability Solutions Campaign, EnerNOC, Efficiency First, Information Technology Industry Council, EMC, Johnson Controls, New England Clean Energy Council, Schneider Electric, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, National Grid, The Real […]

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Support a National Standard for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: jake.oster@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Supporters: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Ameresco, National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, Solar Energy Industry Association, First Wind, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Natural Resources Defense Council, American Wind Energy Association, League of Conservation Voters. Dear Colleague, Energy efficiency resource standards and renewable portfolio standards are […]

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Oppose attempts to undermine National Ocean Policy

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: whitney.bernstein@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4923 Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague: I urge you to oppose a potential Flores Amendment to HR 4923, FY15 Energy and Water appropriations bill, or any other attempt to undermine the National Ocean Policy (NOP). This amendment would prevent state- and regional-level coordination of ocean resource use […]

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