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CLOSING TODAY: Bicameral Letter Supporting Guidance on Title IX and Transgender Students

June 1, 2016

Please join Congresswoman DelBene and Senators Murray, Franken and Baldwin in thanking Attorney General Lynch and Secretary King for issuing joint guidance on Title IX and transgender students.

Help Stop The Haiti Cholera Outbreak: Bi-Partisan Letter Urging Secretary Kerry to Call for Concrete Action by UN (v. 2)

June 1, 2016

Please join this bi-partisan the letter below to Secretary of State John Kerry urging the Department of State to call for the United Nations (UN) to take concrete steps towards resolving the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

Promote Patriotism over Profits

June 1, 2016

I invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 748, a resolution that would discourage American law firms from working with Iran to avoid paying compensation to American victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.

Briefing TODAY: LGBT Inclusion in Federal Data Collection

June 1, 2016

Collection of data and demographic information is critical to the government’s understanding of various communities as well as the efficacy of services and programs aimed at addressing communities’ needs.

Encourage Patriotism Over Profits

May 31, 2016

I invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 748, a resolution that would discourage American law firms from working with Iran to avoid paying compensation to American victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.

Stop DOJ from funneling money to third-parties

May 31, 2016

The Justice Department (DOJ) is systematically subverting Congress’s spending power by requiring settling parties to donate money to activist groups. H.R. 5063, the “Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016,” stops it. We urge you to cosponsor this bipartisan bill.

BECOME AN ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF THE CONSUMER NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT (v. 4)

May 31, 2016

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Consumer Non-Discrimination Act. This bill expands the definition of a place of public accommodation under existing law and provides new federal protections prohibiting businesses from discriminating based on sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Join the Congressional Coast Guard Caucus

May 27, 2016

We would like to invite you to join the Congressional Coast Guard Caucus. As the world’s premier, multi-mission, maritime service responsible for the safety, security, and stewardship of the Nation’s waters, the Coast Guard offers a unique and enduring value proposition to the American public.

Briefing: LGBT Inclusion in Federal Data Collection

May 26, 2016

Collection of data and demographic information is critical to the government’s understanding of various communities as well as the efficacy of services and programs aimed at addressing communities’ needs. While government agencies routinely collect data on a wide variety of demographic groups, LGBT people are generally invisible in federal surveys. Studies show LGBT people face significant disparities in nearly all aspects of life, from employment to healthcare to homelessness; however, without an accurate assessment of these disparities, the government cannot adequately address them.

LAST CALL: Join Bicameral Letter to Census Director on LGBT Data Collection

May 26, 2016

Join me as an original cosponsor of the LGBT Data Inclusion Act, a vital and necessary bill that would require uniformity amongst all federal agencies to collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity.