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Demand Accountability on Ethics from Trump Administration

May 23, 2017

As you may know, a New York Times report this week unearthed, through a Freedom of Information Act request, a letter from Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney to the Director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) regarding
the office’s request for copies of all ethics waivers issued by the executive branch. The letter urges OGE to “stay” their request and expresses doubt over OGE’s authority. OGE issued the request in response to the White House failing to disclose waivers publicly,
with reports of high-ranking officials receiving secret waivers in violation of ethics rules.

Vote No: Don’t Trump the Library of Congress

April 25, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Zoe Lofgren Sent By: ZJ.Hull@mail.house.gov Vote NO on H.R. 1695 Don’t Trump the Library of Congress   Dear Colleague: Please join Zoe Lofgren, Joyce Beatty, Bob Brady, G.K. Butterfield, Jim Clyburn, Elijah Cummings, Diana DeGette, Mike Doyle, Keith Ellison, Anna G. Eshoo, Marcia Fudge, and Jan Schakowsky in voting NO on HR 1695 this […]

Cosponsor the Medical Device Guardians Act

April 19, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Brian K. Fitzpatrick Sent By: Charlotte.Pineda@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Dear Colleague,   We write to ask to join us in the reintroduction of the Medical Device Guardians Act, legislation that will address medical device safety shortfalls and reporting processes failures that have allowed women across America to be devastated by a medical […]

125 Tax Day Marches Across the Country: Require the President and Presidential Nominees to Disclose Tax Returns

April 17, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: Paul.Beck@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) H.R. 305, Presidential Tax Transparency Act Cosponsors (112): Dingell, Huffman, Jackson Lee, Slaughter, Speier, Pocan, Boyle, Mike Thompson, Brownley, Beyer, Watson Coleman, McCollum, Kind, Perlmutter, Cohen, McGovern, Blumenauer, Moore, Engel, Evans, Clark, DeSaulnier, Titus, Yarmuth, Quigley, Sanchez, Swalwell, Schiff, Sean Patrick Maloney, Bustos, […]

As Seen on TV: Cosponsor the Supreme Court Ethics Act (H.R. 1960)

April 14, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Louise McIntosh Slaughter Sent By: Nicholas.Semanko@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsors in the 115th Congress (44): Boyle, Brownley, Cárdenas, Cartwright, Clark, Cohen, Connolly, Costa, Crowley, Cummings, DeFazio, DeLauro, Eshoo, Grijalva, Hastings, Huffman, Kelly (IL), Kennedy, Kildee, Kilmer, Langevin, Lipinski, Lowenthal, Lujan Grisham, Lynch, McCollum, McGovern, Meng, Moore, Napolitano, Norton, Pallone, Pascrell, Quigley, Sarbanes, Schakowsky, […]

Idle Campaigns Need to Let it Go! (v. 2)

April 13, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: Chay.Halbert@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Practical campaign finance reform endorsed by Common Cause and Public Citizen   Dear Colleague, All of us are fortunate to have much appreciated support from a diverse group of contributors. Our backers range from one-time, small donors who contribute $10 to larger donors who regularly […]

Support Transparency by Requiring the President and Presidential Nominees to Disclose their Tax Returns

April 13, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: Paul.Beck@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) H.R. 305, Presidential Tax Transparency Act Cosponsors (109): Dingell, Huffman, Jackson Lee, Slaughter, Speier, Pocan, Boyle, Mike Thompson, Brownley, Beyer, Watson Coleman, McCollum, Kind, Perlmutter, Cohen, McGovern, Blumenauer, Moore, Engel, Evans, Clark, DeSaulnier, Titus, Yarmuth, Quigley, Sanchez, Swalwell, Schiff, Sean Patrick Maloney, Bustos, […]

EQUAL RIGHTS AND ACCESS FOR THE WOMEN OF SOUTH SUDAN ACT

April 11, 2017

  From: The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee Sent By: RichardRyan.Bruno@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 48 Date: 4/11/2017 “Equal Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act” Cosponsors (113th Congress): Alcee Hastings, Mike Honda, Barbara Lee, John Lewis, Gwen Moore, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jared Polis, Charles Rangel, Donald Payne, Jr.     Dear Colleague:   I […]

Help Protect Honduran Activists and Civil Society Leaders (v. 2)

April 11, 2017

  From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: breanna.troutman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 1299 Date: 4/11/2017 Help Protect Honduran Activists & Civil Society Leaders Cosponsor the Berta Cáceres Human Rights Act, H.R. 1299 Cosponsors: Hank Johnson, John Conyers, Marcy Kaptur, José Serrano, Jan Schakowsky, Keith Ellison, Barbara Lee, Susan Davis, Jackie Speier, Gwen Moore, […]

Idle Campaigns need to Let it Go!

April 11, 2017

  From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: chay.halbert@mail.house.gov Date: 4/11/2017 Practical campaign finance reform endorsed by Common Cause and Public Citizen   Dear Colleague, All of us are fortunate to have much appreciated support from a diverse group of contributors. Our backers range from one-time, small donors who contribute $10 to larger donors who regularly […]