Oppose Sanctuary Cities Act

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2015 We ask you to oppose HR 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, which will have a negative effect on the cooperation between law enforcement and the isolated victims of domestic and sexual violence. As recognized in the Violence Against Women Act […]

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BRIEFING THURSDAY: REDUCING FEDERAL BARRIERS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA RESEARCH

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: stephanie.phillips@mail.house.gov Date: 7/21/2015 BRIEFING: REDUCING FEDERAL BARRIERS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA RESEARCH THURSDAY, 10:30 AM Cannon 340 Dear Colleague, By now, you should have received an invitation to attend a briefing this THURSDAY at 10:30 am in Cannon 340, sponsored by Americans For Safe Access, on federal barriers to […]

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Cosponsor the Heroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Susan W. Brooks Sent By: helen.dwight@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2805 Date: 7/21/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 2805, The Heroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act of 2015 Dear Colleague, Prescription drug abuse, which often turns to heroin addiction, is a growing epidemic in this country that is ravaging our communities and destroying […]

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HELP REDUCE AND PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE: COSPONSOR THE SAFER COMMUNITIES ACT

From: The Honorable Mike Thompson Sent By: lakecia.foster@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2994 Date: 7/17/2015 COSPONSOR H.R. 2994, THE SAFER COMMUNITES ACT (Introduced as Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act in the 113th Congress) Supported by: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, American Psychologist Association Cosponsors: Blumenauer, Capps, Clark, Cohen, Edwards, Ellison, Esty, Fattah, Grijalva, Himes, Lee, […]

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Help Restore Competition Among Health Insurance Companies

From: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Sent By: joshua.ronk@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 494 Date: 7/17/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 494, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2015 Increase Competition in Health Insurance Cosponsors (20): Brian Babin, Dan Benishek, Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn, Mo Brooks, Larry Buchson, Scott DesJarlis, Lloyd Doggett, John Duncan, John Fleming, Walter Jones, Luke […]

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CALL FOR ORIGINALS: Protect Kids and Cops from Realistic Gun Replica Cases

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: lewis.kaminski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2015 Protect Kids and Cops from Realistic Gun Replica Cases Become an Original Cosponsor of Legislation to Amend Phone Replica Regulations to Include Phone Cases DEADLINE FOR ORIGINALS EXTENDED: 10:00 AM Friday, July 24 Current Cosponsors: Grijalva I was deeply disturbed at reports of the […]

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Briefing: Hate Crimes & Domestic Terrorism

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2015 Dear Colleague: By now your office should have received the following invitation from the Arab American Institute to attend a briefing on hate crimes and domestic terrorism. The briefing will take place on Tuesday, July 21, at 10:30 am in Cannon 210. Further details are […]

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Briefing: Impact of Anti-Muslim Bigotry

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2015 Dear Colleague: By now your office should have received the following invitation from Muslim Advocates to attend a briefing with House of Cards star, Sakina Jaffrey, on the impact of anti-Muslim bigotry. This briefing will take place on Thursday, July 23, at 1:00 pm in […]

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Letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director: Improve Access to Capital for Small Businesses (v. 3)

From: The Honorable Donald M. Payne, Jr. Sent By: erika.brown@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2015 Sign Letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director: Improve Access to Capital for Small Businesses by Drafting Regulation B Current cosigners: Rep. Payne, Jr., Rep. Van Hollen, Rep. Pascrell, Rep. Grijalva, Rep. Serrano, Rep. Thompson, Rep. Richmond, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Fattah, Rep. Holmes […]

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