LAST CALL – Support Defense Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation

From: The Honorable Niki Tsongas Sent By: tim.helfrich@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2014 Support Funding for Defense Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation DEADLINE TO SIGN: COB TODAY Dear Colleague, Please join me in supporting funding for Department of Defense (DoD) Research and Development by signing the attached letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee.  The letter requests that the Subcommittee […]

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Closing COB March 26: Please sign NRA-supported appropriations letters to defund the UN Arms Trade Treaty

From: The Honorable Mike Kelly Sent By: isaac.fong@mail.house.gov Date: 3/19/2014 March 19, 2014 Please sign appropriations letters to defund the UN Arms Trade Treaty and to prevent the ATT from being used for domestic prosecutions. Deadline: COB Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Supported by the NRA. Current Signers (29): Kelly (PA-03), Lance, Stockman, McCaul, Franks, Duncan (SC-03), […]

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Stop Department of Energy from Providing Russia Free Military Equipment

From: The Honorable Jim Bridenstine Sent By: james.mazol@mail.house.gov Date: 3/18/2014 On March 18, President Putin officially recognized Crimea as part of Russia.  The annexation of Crimea completes Russia’s dismemberment of Ukraine after invading the sovereign country in late February.  On March 3, the U.S. Department of Defense announced it was suspending all military-to-military engagements with Russia, including exercises, […]

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Transfer Military Drone Strike Capability to Where it is Supposed to Be

I am writing today to urge you to keep military drone strike authority in the hands of those who are the most capable: our military themselves. Within the omnibus appropriations bill that was passed last month, there existed a classified section that, among other things, limits the transfer of authority to carry out drone strikes from the CIA to the Pentagon.

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Cosponsor the Poe-Blumenauer Water for the World Act

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: michael.harold@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2901 Date: 3/13/2014 March 13, 2014 Dear Colleague: We urge you to cosponsor H.R. 2901, the bipartisan Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013. This legislation, supported by nearly 80 NGOs, such as World Vision, CARE, Catholic Relief Services, Water.org, WaterAid, and many others, would strengthen and […]

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Prevent Radicalization of Americans in Syria

From: The Honorable Frank R. Wolf Sent By: thomas.culligan@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4223 Date: 3/13/2014 March 13, 2014 Prevent Radicalization of Americans in Syria Cosponsor H.R. 4223 – the International Conflicts of Concern Act Dear Colleague:             Over the last two months, the Intelligence Community and federal law enforcement have repeatedly raised concerns about the threat to […]

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Urge Obama to Address Human Rights During Upcoming Trip to Saudi Arabia

From: The Honorable Trent Franks Sent By: stephanie.hammond@mail.house.gov Date: 3/13/2014 Dear Colleague, Please join us in urging President Obama to publicly address Saudi Arabia’s serious human rights violations during his upcoming trip to the country.  The government of Saudi Arabia has repeatedly engaged in systematic human rights violations targeting women, religious minorities, and peaceful political reformers.  […]

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Become a Co-Sponsor of H.Res. 447- CLOSING AT 2 PM

From: The Committee on Foreign Affairs – Minority Staff Sent By: robert.lattin@mail.house.gov Date: 1/28/2014 Current Co-Sponsors: Engel, Royce, Keating, Levin, Kaptur, Gerlach, Sherman, Poe, Sires, Connolly, Deutch, Higgins, Grayson, Frankel, Andrews, Lamborn, Lance, Joyce, Larson, Marino, Meeks, Cicilline, Doggett, Schwartz, Bera, Bass, Quigley, Courtney, Peters, Bentivolio, Slaughter, Gabbard, Lowey, McCollum, DeLauro, Brady, Lowenthal, Gibson, Franks, […]

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