July Humanities Recess Event: Hamilton Exhibit at the National Postal Museum (New link)

Please join the Congressional Humanities Caucus for the July Humanities Recess Event (HRE)
next Friday, July 20, at 11:00 am at the National Postal Museum for the limited-time exhibit,
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon. HREs are monthly Caucus-sponsored events for staffers to develop understandings of the relationships of public policy to history, literature, languages, philosophy, ethics, religion,
anthropology, government, linguistics, and other humanities disciplines.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 6303, the Common Sense Maritime and Consumer Services Protection Act

International trade accounts for as much as one-quarter of our economy.  The readiness of consumers and shippers to fully engage in these markets determines the success of our local economies and how well we will compete in world trade.  Our nation’s international
traders face the daunting task of understanding a complex array of international shipping firms, policies, laws, and regulations.

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Improve Public Safety and Respect State Marijuana Laws, Co-sponsor the Bi-partisan Heck-Perlmutter FSGG Amendment

Please join us in an effort to let the House work its will in legislating the federal response to states legalizing marijuana. Cosponsor this bi-partisan amendment to allow banks and credit unions to service state-regulated marijuana businesses. When the
House considered this amendment in 2014, it passed 231 -192. We hope, working together, we can get this amendment made in order again this year.

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Improve Public Safety and Respect State Marijuana Laws, Co-sponsor the Heck-Perlmutter FSGG Amendment

Please join us in an effort to let the House work its will in legislating the federal response to states legalizing marijuana. Cosponsor this amendment to allow banks and credit unions to service state-regulated marijuana businesses. When the House considered
this amendment in 2014, it passed 231 -192. We hope, working together, we can get this amendment made in order again this year.

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Cosponsor the BUILD Resilience Act

In recent years we have seen communities battered by extreme weather, including storm surge, heavy downpours, and tropical storms. In 2016, the President issued 46 major disaster declarations in 27 States for events ranging from the effects of Hurricane
Matthew on the East Coast, to severe flooding in Kentucky and Louisiana, to wildfires in Tennessee. These catastrophes strain the ability of local authorities to effectively respond and despite advances in disaster preparedness, many communities remain vulnerable
to catastrophic events.

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