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Protect the privacy of personal biometric information: Cosponsor HR 4381, the Biometric Information Privacy Act

April 9, 2014

From: The Honorable Steve Stockman Sent By: donny.ferguson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4381 Date: 4/9/2014 Protect the privacy of personal biometric information: Cosponsor HR 4381, the Biometric Information Privacy Act Dear colleague, Personal genomics is a growing industry where there is nothing to prevent firms from passing personal genetic information to a third party. Biometric information used in […]

Reduce Violence in U.S. and Illegal Gun Trafficking to Mexico

April 3, 2014

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: Eric.Jacobstein@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2014 Sign Letter to President Obama Calling for Renewed Enforcement of the Ban on Imported Military-Style Firearms Current Co-Signers (63): Engel, Conyers, Moran, Swalwell, Tonko, Schneider, Lee, McGovern, Blumenauer, Holmes Norton, Lowenthal, Hastings, Rush, Waxman, Farr, McCarthy, Bishop, Hank Johnson, Loretta Sanchez, Sires, Rangel, Slaughter, Serrano, Lewis, […]

Enough is Enough

April 2, 2014

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Bill: H.J.Res. 25 Date: 4/2/2014 Supported by: National Education Association Cosponsors: (50) Bass, Blumenauer, Brownley, Capuano, Cicilline, Cohen, Conyers, Davis, Ellison, Esty, Farr, Gabbard, Grayson, Gene Green, Grijalva, Hahn, Hastings, Heck, Himes, Honda,  Huffman, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Hank Johnson, Keating, Kuster, Larson, Barbara Lee, Lynch, Markey, McDermott, McGovern, Meeks Michaud, […]

Enough is Enough

April 2, 2014

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Bill: H.J.Res. 25 Date: 4/2/2014 Supported by: National Education Association Cosponsors: (50) Bass, Blumenauer, Brownley, Capuano, Cicilline, Cohen, Conyers, Davis, Ellison, Esty, Farr, Gabbard, Grayson, Gene Green, Grijalva, Hahn, Hastings, Heck, Himes, Honda, Huffman, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Hank Johnson, Keating, Kuster, Larson, Barbara Lee, Lynch, Markey, […]

Prevent Funding for Warrantless Drone Surveillance of American Citizens

March 31, 2014

From: The Honorable Ted S. Yoho Sent By: ryan.propis@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2014 Current cosignors: LaMalfa, Jones (NC), Lofgren, Broun Deadline: Today at 1pm Dear Colleague: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) currently controls the majority of the U.S. Government’s domestic drone fleet. While the principal use of these drones is for border security, we have seen an increase […]

Fight Domestic Human Trafficking

March 28, 2014

From: The Honorable Ted Poe Sent By: blair.bjellos@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3530 Date: 3/28/2014 Cosponsor the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act Dear Colleague, Modern-day slavery exists right here in the United States. Through the scourge of human trafficking, children in our own neighborhoods and communities are sold into forced prostitution every single day. We must do […]

FY15 Appropriations: Cost Savings Through Smarter Government

March 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Patrick Murphy Sent By: Mark.Pipes@mail.house.gov Date: 3/27/2014 This Dear Colleague represents three separate programmatic appropriations language requests. Deadlines from March 27th through April 2nd (see below for each request). Submission instructions will follow. Please join me in sending letters to the Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense as well as Commerce, Justice, and Science requesting […]

Support YouthBuild in FY15

March 27, 2014

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: jlintern4@mail.house.gov Date: 3/27/2014 March 27, 2014 Support the YouthBuild Program: A Working Model Click Here to Add Your Boss Dear Colleague:             I write to request your support for the YouthBuild program in the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill.   The deadline for […]

LAST CALL! Sign-on to prevent cuts to RISS in the CJS Appropriations Bill

March 27, 2014

From: The Honorable Peter T. King Sent By: erin.ingraham@mail.house.gov Date: 3/27/2014 Help Law Enforcement Combat Organized and Violent Crime & Promote Officer Safety A Programmatic Request Deadline: Thursday, March 27 at Noon Dear Colleague,             We invite you to join us in sending a letter requesting that funding be maintained for regional information sharing activities, such […]

Help Protect Consumers- Cosponsor the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act (v. 2)

March 26, 2014

From: The Honorable Jose E. Serrano Sent By: matthew.alpert@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4065 Date: 3/26/2014 Help Protect Consumers- Cosponsor the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act Dear Colleague, I hope you will join me in cosponsoring H.R. 4065, the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act.  This bill will help reduce one of our nation’s fastest growing crimes- theft of mobile devices. […]