Urge President Obama to Continue Crucial U.S. Support to Counter the Lord’s Resistance Army (updated with letter text)

From: The Committee on Foreign Affairs Sent By: worku.gachou@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join us in expressing to President Obama our continued support for U.S. efforts aimed at ending nearly three decades of violence perpetrated by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa. U.S. support for the regional counter-LRA mission over the years has […]

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Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Deadline: THIS Friday, July 18th Current Cosigners: Barbara Lee, Mike Honda, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Eni Faleomavaega,  Al Green, Mark Takano, Charles B. Rangel, Gwen Moore, Eni Faleomavaega,Sheila Jackson Lee, Jim McDermott, Lucille Roybal Allard, Judy Chu, Bobby Scott, Alan Lowenthal, Colleen Hanabusa, Jackie Speier, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell Dear Colleague, Please join us […]

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GIVE A ONE-MINUTE SPEECH IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: jared.bass@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 CELEBRATE NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH Dear Colleague: Please join me in recognizing January as National Mentoring Month.  Since 2002, National Mentoring Month has served as an opportunity for our country to reflect on the benefits of youth mentoring and the positive impact it has on the development of […]

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We Need an Independent NSA Inspector General

From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: matthew.goulding@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3436 Date: 7/13/2014 Dear Colleague: The Dept. of Defense, CIA, Dept. of Justice, and Dept. of Homeland Security each have independent Inspectors General (IG), and all have to undergo a formal Senate confirmation process before they can take their position. This process does not apply to the […]

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Become a Co-Sponsor of H.R. 3914, the Immigraint Detainee Legal Rights Act (v. 3)

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: amy.kelbick@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Current Co-sponsors: Quigley, Schakowsky, Holt, Lowenthal, Tonko, Veasey, Honda, Lee, and Roybal-Allard Dear Colleague, We are writing to encourage you to become a co-sponsor of the Immigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act. This important legislation will help to address one of the most egregious human rights and due […]

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Support Increased Transparency in the Intelligence Budget

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: patrick.satalin@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3855 Date: 7/12/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3855 and sign letter to Obama Calling for Budget Transparency Cosponsors: Welch, Lummis, Sensenbrenner, David Price, Gutierrez, Jordan, Van Hollen, A. Smith, Conyers, Ellison, Brownley, Capuano, Amash, Gohmert, Harris, Huelskamp, Massie, Mulvaney, Rokita, Yoho, Carney, Clay, Lee, McGovern, Blumenauer, Poe, Burgess, DesJarlais, Tonko, Eshoo, Nolan, DeFazio, Larsen, Hanabusa, O’Rourke, Norton, Holt […]

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Cosponsor NSA Oversight and Transparency bills

From: The Honorable John C. Carney, Jr. Sent By: matt.pincus@mail.house.gov Date: o7/12/2014 Cosponsor legislation to rein in NSA surveillance tactics by increasing Congressional oversight Current Cosponsors:  Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, Rep. Gerry Connolly, and Rep. Peter Welch Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of three pieces of legislation aimed at increasing Congressional […]

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Hold ICE Accountable and Enforce the Will of the People

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: maryanne.ludwig@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3732 Date: 7/11/2014 Dear Colleague: Last March, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, which contained language to defund the “illegal alien lobbyist” position within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This Public Advocate acted as a lobbyist for illegal aliens […]

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Join Bipartisan Lee-Rigell Letter on Iraq

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: Jirair.Ratevosian@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Join Bipartisan Lee-Rigell Letter on Iraq Letter reopened to accommodate additional signers:  Deadline July 14 Signers to date (89):  Barbara Lee, Scott E. Rigell, Kurt Schrader, Raul M. Grijalva, John Conyers, Jr., Janice Hahn, Sam Farr, Peter A. DeFazio, John Garamendi, James P. McGovern, Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, […]

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Inaugural Egypt Caucus Press Conference Invitation

From: The Honorable Dana Rohrabacher Sent By: jessica.roxburgh@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Dear Colleague, I invite you to join me next Wednesday, July 16th, at 11:45am at the House Triangle for a press conference to announce the creation of the bipartisan Friends of Egypt Caucus. Egypt is a pivotal country which the United States should stand by and […]

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