Cosponsor H.R. 754 The Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act

We invite you to cosponsor a resolution to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the late President Anwar Sadat of Egypt.  This resolution has been filed in both Chambers, simultaneously as H.R.754 and S.266.  Next year is the centennial of President Sadat’s
birth, and we are therefore excited by this opportunity to honor a great man of peace and his role in the history of the Middle East.

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National Family History Day

Every year since 2004, the US Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving to be National Family History Day in an effort to encourage families to discuss and better understand their health history as they gather to celebrate the holiday. Learning about one’s
family history can be a lifesaving conversation. Medical providers use this information to assess the threat of developing a myriad of health problems, including heart disease, stroke, and hereditary cancers.

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Cosponsor H.R. 754 The Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act

We invite you to cosponsor a resolution to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the late President Anwar Sadat of Egypt.  This resolution has been filed in both Chambers, simultaneously as H.R.754 and S.266.  Next year is the centennial of President Sadat’s
birth, and we are therefore excited by this opportunity to honor a great man of peace and his role in the history of the Middle East.

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Letter to Chairman Pai Regarding TCPA

On September 29, 2017, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), which serves nearly 6,000 credit unions and 110 million members, filed a “Petition for Declaratory Ruling” with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the applicability of the
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) on informational calls placed by or on behalf of credit unions.

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WIPP Small Business Saturday Coffee & Conversation

Small Business Saturday is just around the corner on November 25th! Women Impacting Public Policy is hosting a Small Business Saturday Coffee & Conversation, held in cooperation with the House Small Business Caucus. People will have the opportunity
to hear from small business owners about the positive impact Small Business Saturday has had on their business. Members and their staff are welcome.

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Protect the Ability to Save Taxpayer’s Money via Advance Refunding and; Infrastructure, Housing, and Educational Financing Uses of Private Activity Bonds

I write to draw your attention to a relatively obscure provision in the tax code with enormous implications for infrastructure and public finance.  Tax reform season is upon us, and many of us would like to see a comprehensive bipartisan bill put forth that
addresses the wrenching complexity, unfairness, and inefficiency of the current tax code.  Yet we face the prospect of changes that would prohibit some types of tax-exempt state and local government bonds and needlessly hamstring others. This could have unintended
consequences for infrastructure repair and development for broad swaths of the nonprofit community and municipal finance world. 

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