Honor An American Icon

From: The Honorable Andre Carson Sent By: andrea.martin@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1084 Date: 3/13/2014 Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Humanitarian Muhammad Ali Heavy-Weight Champion, Voice of Conscience and National Hero Cosponsor H.R. 1084 Current cosponsors: Reps. Bass, Beatty, S. Bishop, Brown, Butterfield, Cardenas, Christensen, Cicilline, Clarke, Clay, Cleaver, Clyburn, Cohen, Conyers, Cummings, D. Davis, Edwards, Enyart, Fudge, […]

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Protect the American Flag in Public Schools

From: The Honorable Steven M. Palazzo Sent By: marshall.thomas@mail.house.gov Date: 3/13/2014 Protect the American Flag in Public Schools Join ACLJ amicus brief seeking to overturn a public school’s decision to ban the American flag Deadline to Sign On: March 20 Co-Signers: Palazzo; LaMalfa; Flores; Kingston; Weber; Tipton; Bishop; Franks; Lummis; Pitts; King (IA) Dear Colleague: The American […]

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Support the Ellison Amendment to H.R. 3973: Protect Faithful Execution of the Law from the Faithful Execution Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 3/13/2014 March 13, 2014 Dear Colleague: I urge you to support my amendment to H.R. 3973. My amendment waives the reporting requirement in H.R. 3973 if the Attorney General determines that sufficient funds are not available to generate the reports.  This ensures that the President retains the […]

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Help Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

From: The Honorable Stephen F. Lynch Sent By: jim.gordon@mail.house.gov Date: 3/12/2014 March 11, 2014 Help Fight Opioid Addiction Current Original Cosponsors: Lynch, Hal Rogers, Keating, DeLauro, Grimm, Wolf and Michaud Dear Colleague: You may be aware that last fall the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a powerful new hydrocodone-only painkiller called Zohydro ER. The FDA […]

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Support Judicial Training for Family Court Judges in FY15 Appropriations

Please join me in sending a letter to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee asking them to allocate $2 million for the Child Abuse Training for Judicial Personnel program and $16.5 million for the newly authorized
Grants To Support Families in the Justice System program in Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations.

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Improve Criminal DNA Testing and Reduce Backlog

From: The Honorable Eric Swalwell Sent By: andrew.ginsburg@mail.house.gov Date: 2/6/2014 February 5, 2014 Dear Colleague: We ask you to join us in sending the letter below to the FBI, urging it to take steps to increase the speed with which DNA is tested and profiles unloaded into CODIS. DNA is an incredibly powerful tool in […]

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