Join Letter Urging President Obama to Expand Social Security

From: The Honorable John Conyers, Jr. Sent By: Erik.Sperling@mail.house.gov Date: 7/6/2015 Urge President Obama to Expand Social Security Join Congressional letter timed for decennial White House Conference on Aging Deadline Thursday 7/9/15 COB Letter endorsed by the Strengthen Social Security Coalition, a broad-based alliance of over 350 national and statewide organizations, including women’s, labor, aging, […]

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Televise Supreme Court Proceedings

From: The Honorable Gerald E. Connolly Sent By: collin.davenport@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 94 Date: 7/2/2015 New York Times Editorial Board: “The solution is simple: televise the court’s proceedings.” Cosponsor HR 94 – the Cameras in the Courtroom Act Dear Colleague, We invite you to cosponsor the bipartisan Cameras in the Courtroom Act, H.R. 94, a bill […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 2720. the Sunshine in Academic Admissions Act (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Steve King Sent By: alexa.denherder@mail.house.gov Date: 7/1/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 2720. the Sunshine in Academic Admissions Act On May 21st, 2015, the Supreme Court held a conference, during which it was to decide whether or not the Court will again consider the case of Fisher v. University of Texas. As of today, it […]

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Support Democracy in Venezuela

From: The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Sent By: andres.uzcategui@mail.house.gov Date: 7/1/2015 Support Democracy in Venezuela Rayburn Foyer on Friday, July 10th Dear Colleague: As the people of Venezuela continue to struggle against the oppressive tyrannical regime of Nicolas Maduro, it is important to show our hemispheric neighbors that the United States stands with them in their […]

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Become an original cosponsor of the Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Act!

From: The Honorable David Loebsack Sent By: kate.petersen@mail.house.gov Date: 6/26/2015 Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming an original cosponsor of the Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2015 to limit the ability of lobbyists to buy influence with Members of Congress. In the wake of this year’s ethics and campaign finance scandals, legislation […]

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Resolution Recognizing the Success of the DACA Program and the Need to Implement Expanded DACA and DAPA (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Joaquin Castro Sent By: Sandra.Alcala@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 327 Date: 6/26/2015 Resolution Recognizing the Success of the DACA Program and the Need to Implement Expanded DACA and DAPA Current Cosponsors (32): John Conyers (MI-14), Charles Rangel (NY-13), Jose Serrano (NY-15), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Luis Gutierrez (IL-04), Sam Farr (CA-20), […]

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Bipartisan FOIA Reform (v. 3)

From: The Honorable Darrell E. Issa Sent By: robert.rische@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 653 Date: 6/25/2015 Strengthen Public Access to Government Information Cosponsors *original cosponsor Mike Quigley (IL)* Brad Ashford (NE) Julia Brownley (CA) Matt Cartwright (PA) Gerald Connolly (VA) Mark DeSaulnier (CA) Tammy Duckworth (IL) Bill Foster (IL) Tulsi Gabbard (HI) Michael Honda (CA) Hank Johnson […]

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PROTECT LOW-WAGE WORKERS FROM LEGAL BULLYING: Cosponsor the LADDER Act

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 6/24/2015 Dear Colleague, Last October, it was reported that the national sandwich chain Jimmy John’s was requiring even rank-and-file restaurant employees to sign non-competition covenants as a condition of employment. In Jimmy John’s case, these agreements restrict employees from working for a competitor that operates a […]

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Join the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth! (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Karen Bass Sent By: takijah.randolph@mail.house.gov Date: 6/23/2015 Dear Colleague: We cordially invite you to join the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth. The Foster Youth Caucus provides a forum for Members of Congress to discuss and develop policy recommendations to strengthen the child welfare system and improve the overall wellbeing of foster […]

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