TODAY: Join Us To Have A Bipartisan Discussion About Relocation Subsidies For The Long Term Unemployed

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: stephen.botsford@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join us on Tuesday, July 15th at 4:00 pm in Cannon 210 for a bipartisan panel discussion on long-term unemployment and solutions to helping these Americans. The briefing will focus on how relocation subsidies can offer a solution to one of the long-term structural barriers to getting […]

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Invitation to the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Panel Event on the P3s in the Transit Realm TOMORROW

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: andrew.davis@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski and U.S. Representative Michael Grimm Co-Chairs of the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Invite you to attend a panel discussion on: Business, Agency, and Labor Perspectives on Public-Private Partnership Options, Uses, Methods, Concerns, and Successes in Public Transit Dear Colleague: As the co-chairs […]

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Op-Ed on Norwegian Air International

From: The Honorable Frank A. LoBiondo Sent By: mark.aitken@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague,  We wanted to draw your attention to an important Op-Ed by our former colleague and former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.  Former Secretary LaHood joins more than 150 members of the House and Senate who have called for additional scrutiny of Norwegian Air […]

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Join Us For A Bipartisan Hearing Discussing Relocation Subsidies For The Longterm Unemployed

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: stephen.botsford@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Panelists include: Michael Strain, Resident Scholar for the American Enterprise Institute Michael Shank, Senior Fellow at the JustJobs Network and the Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation Lori Sanders, Outreach Director at the R Street Institute Marshall Steinbaum, Research Economist at the Washington […]

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Grow Small Business, Boost Manufacturing, Employ Veterans

From: The Honorable Bradley S. Schneider Sent By: garrett.fields@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4922 Date: 7/14/2014 Grow Small Business, Boost Manufacturing, Employ Veterans Cosponsor H.R. 4922, the GI Internship Program Act Dear Colleague,             Small businesses and manufacturers across the country face the reality of our economy’s skills gap and cannot find the qualified workers they need to […]

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Support American Manufacturing Workforce Act

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: jacqueline.eufrausino@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor of a Bill That Would Invigorate American Manufacturing by Providing Incentives for the Unemployed and to Employers for Further Training  July 14, 2014 Dear Colleague, I am introducing a bill that aims to reinvigorate the American Manufacturing sector. The American Manufacturing Workforce […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 5080 – Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Blake Farenthold Sent By: Blake.Adami@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5080 Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 5080, the Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014, which would extend the current C1/D Visa Landing Pass from 29 to 90 days.  Current law states that foreign crewmembers joining a ship in the […]

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Protect Farmworkers

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: Kelsey.Mishkin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Protect Farmworkers Supported by: American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP), California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF), Child Labor Coalition, Earthjustice, Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Farmworker Association of Florida, Farmworker Justice, First Focus, Hispanic Federation, Human Rights Watch, International Association of Machinists […]

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DEADLINE COB WEDNESDAY: On-the-Job Training Act – Become an original cosponsor

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Dear Colleague, I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the On-the-Job Training Act of 2013. On-the-Job Training (OJT) programs are a proven success. Authorized under the Workforce Investment Act, OJT is a model that allows workers to train directly with employers in exchange for guaranteed […]

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