Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Eliminate Death Gratuities

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov Current Cosponsors: Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), and Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) Dear Colleague,   As you know, the U.S. government pays a full year’s salary to the family of a member of Congress who dies serving while in office, a […]

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Oppose the Ban on Transgender Service Members

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to Secretary Mattis urging him to reverse his policy recommendations banning transgender men and women from serving in the military “except under limited circumstances” and requesting that he identify the Panel
of Experts and principal advisors who helped draft it.  As the letter makes clear, the underlying analysis used to justify the new policy is seriously flawed and refuted by extensive and well-established medical research. To sign on, please contact Qais Roshan
(qais.roshan@mail.house.gov) by May 8, 2018. Thank you for your consideration.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 5255 Help DHS Agencies Meet Personnel Shortfalls: Allow Former and Retired Federal Law Enforcement Personnel to Protect and Serve

Last year, the Director of the United States Secret Service informed Congress the agency was struggling to meet increasing demands, forcing over 1,000 agents to work hundreds of hours of uncompensated overtime. Congress responded by increasing salary caps
for 2017 and 2018. While this measure provide some relief, it does not solve the personnel shortage issue. Repeatedly increasing and lowering salary and personnel caps is inefficient and costly.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 5255 Help DHS Agencies Meet Personnel Shortfalls: Allow Former and Retired Federal Law Enforcement Personnel to Protect and Serve

Last year, the Director of the United States Secret Service informed Congress the agency was struggling to meet increasing demands, forcing over 1,000 agents to work hundreds of hours of uncompensated overtime. Congress responded by increasing salary caps
for 2017 and 2018. While this measure provide some relief, it does not solve the personnel shortage issue. Repeatedly increasing and lowering salary and personnel caps is inefficient and costly.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 5255 Help DHS Agencies Meet Personnel Shortfalls: Allow Former and Retired Federal Law Enforcement Personnel to Protect and Serve

Last year, the Director of the United States Secret Service informed Congress the agency was struggling to meet increasing demands, forcing over 1,000 agents to work hundreds of hours of uncompensated overtime. Congress responded by increasing salary caps
for 2017 and 2018. While this measure provide some relief, it does not solve the personnel shortage issue. Repeatedly increasing and lowering salary and personnel caps is inefficient and costly.

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