LAST CALL: No Unemployment Insurance Extension, No Recess

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Urge Leadership to Keep the House in Session until Emergency Federal Unemployment Benefits are Extended Letter supported by: SEIU, UAW, LULAC Deadline: TODAY, Thursday, Jan. 16 10:00am Current signers (113): Peters (MI), Barber, Barrow, Beatty, Beccera, Tim Bishop, Bonamici, Braley, Brownley, Butterfield, Carney, Cartwright, Castor, Castro, Chu, […]

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STILL TIME TO SIGN: No Unemployment Insurance Extension, No Recess

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Urge Leadership to Keep the House in Session until Emergency Federal Unemployment Benefits are Extended Letter supported by: SEIU, UAW, LULAC Deadline: TONIGHT, Wednesday, Jan. 15 COB Current signers (95): Peters (MI), Barber, Barrow, Beatty, Beccera, Bishop Tim, Bonamici, Brownley, Butterfield, Carney, Castor, Castro, Cicilline, Clarke, Connolly, […]

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Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: michael.fulton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3015 Date: 7/12/2014 Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Cosponsor: Rush, Schakowsky, Cartwright Dear Colleague, I urge you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 3015, the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas. This bill would provide tax incentives for the establishment of supermarkets in empowerment zones […]

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CLOSING TONIGHT: No Unemployment Insurance Extension, No Recess

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Urge Leadership to Keep the House in Session until Emergency Federal Unemployment Benefits are Extended Deadline: TODAY, Wednesday, Jan. 15 COB Current signers: Levin, Foster, Patrick Murphy, Kirkpatrick, Hahn, Sean Patrick Maloney, Lujan Grisham Dear Colleague, As you know, 1.3 million Americans immediately lost all of […]

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Help Build American Jobs

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3537 Date: 7/12/2014 Co-sponsor H.R. 3537, the 21st Century Investment Act of 2013 Co-Sponsors: Cicilline, Cummings, Garamendi, Holt, Norton, Tsongas, Welch Dear Colleague: As Chairmen Camp and Baucus move closer to the release of tax reform legislation, we need to aid our nation’s manufacturing community through […]

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Make the unemployment numbers accurate

From: The Honorable Michael G. Fitzpatrick Sent By: kyle.whatley@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Become an original cosponsor of the Labor Statistics Improvement Act Deadline January 31st Please consider joining me as a cosponsor of the Labor Statistics Improvement Act. Unemployment numbers are carefully scrutinized and cited as an indicator of overall economic health. However many economists, including a former administrator of the Bureau […]

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Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance will Boost Economy and Reduce Poverty, JEC Democratic Report Finds

From: The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney Sent By: elizabeth.darnall@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Report also provides state-by-state data on UI’s use and impact Dear Colleague: As we continue to hear from constituents struggling with unexpected job loss, the Joint Economic Committee Democrats find that extending federal unemployment insurance (UI) will boost our economy and reduce poverty. A copy of […]

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Reassert U.S. Leadership on Labor Rights, Civil Rights, and Human Rights

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: jamila.thompson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 283 Date: 7/12/2014 Take a Stand for Human Rights: Cosponsor the U.S. Recommitment to International Civil and Human Rights Resolution This resolution was previously supported by Free the Slaves, Human Rights Watch, AFL-CIO, Change to Win, Amnesty International USA, Global Rights, Citizens for Global Solutions, Oxfam America, […]

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Support Hiring Incentives for the Long-Term Unemployed

From: The Honorable Bill Pascrell, Jr. Sent By: Arthur.Mandel@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3726 Date: 7/11/2014 Bipartisan legislation provides business tax credits for hiring individuals searching for work for more than six months Dear Colleague: While our unemployment rate has been falling steadily over the past few years, the unemployment rate for those out of work for 27 weeks or […]

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