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, Brownley, Capuano, Amash, Gohmert, Harris, Huelskamp, Massie, Mulvaney, Rokita, Yoho, Carney, Clay, Lee, McGovern, Blumenauer, Poe, Burgess, DesJarlais Dear Colleague: As you know, spending levels on intelligence activities […]

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Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Immigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: amy.kelbick@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Deadline to Become an Original Co-Sponsor: Today at noon Dear Colleague, We are writing to encourage you to become an original 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 process violations […]

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Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes (v. 3)

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: david.greengrass@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2543 Date: 7/12/2014 Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes Cosponsor H.R. 2543, The End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2013 Supported by: Advantage Rent A Car; Alamo Rent A Car; American Car Rental Association; American International Automobile Dealers Association; American Society of Travel […]

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End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: craig.dulniak@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3401 Date: 7/12/2014 Support Teacher Training to End the “School-to-Prison” Pipeline Cosponsor H.R. 3401, the Restorative Justice in Schools Act Current co-sponsors: Michael Capuano, Wm. Lacy Clay, Danny Davis, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Barbara Lee, Gregory Meeks, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Donald Payne, Janice Schakowsky, Bennie Thompson Dear […]

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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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Letter to Ugandan President Museveni: Reject “Anti-Homosexuality Bill”

From: The Honorable David N. Cicilline Sent By: elizabeth.hang@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Deadline: COB Wednesday, January 15th Dear Colleague- In recent years, some of the global community has made major progress in the legal recognition of rights for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population. Unfortunately, criminal penalties, institutional discrimination, and widespread violence against the […]

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Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Current […]

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Amend 2008 Trafficking Law

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: jonathan.sarager@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5053 Date: 7/11/2014 Address the UAC Border Crisis Co-sponsor H.R. 5053: The Expedited Family Reunification Act of 2014 Dear Colleague: On June 15, 2012, during a speech in the Rose Garden, President Obama announced a unilateral administrative change in United States immigration policy. Namely, that the […]

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Stop the Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Children!

From: The Honorable Elizabeth H. Esty Sent By: Danielle.Most@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4325 Date: 7/11/2014 Stop the Advertising of E-Cigarettes to Children! Endorsed by: American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Public Health Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids   […]

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