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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Support H.Res 665: Condemn Terrorism & the Murder of Children in Israel

From: The Honorable David B. McKinley Sent By: octavian.jordan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Support H.Res 665: Condemn Terrorism & the Murder of Children in Israel Dear Colleague, On July 12, 2014 three Israeli teenagers, one of whom was also an American citizen, were kidnapped by terrorists associated with Hamas.  In response, 66 House Members sent a letter to […]

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H.R. 3544, Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Congressional Gold Medal Act

From: The Honorable Robert E. Latta Sent By: jason.isakovic@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3544 Date: 7/11/2014 Over 40 bipartisan cosponsors  Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming a co-sponsor of H.R. 3544, legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) for their superior service and major contributions during World War II. The […]

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Tell Obama No Funding to Hamas Terrorists

From: The Honorable Steve King Sent By: bobby.babcock@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Tell Obama Stop Funding Terrorists Current Cosigners: Bachmann (MN), Franks (AZ), Woodall (GA), Broun (GA), Jordan (OH), Gohmert (TX), Lamborn (CO), Posey (FL), Fleming (LA), Rogers (AL), Bishop (UT), Lummis (WY), La Malfa (CA). Endorsed by the ZOA, and the Center for Security Policy (CSP) July 10, […]

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