Briefing on Global Leadership to End Child and Forced Labor

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: brandon.honore@mail.house.gov Date: 2/26/2016 Briefing on Global Leadership to End Child and Forced Labor Thursday, March 3, 2016 3PM 122 Cannon Dear Colleague, By now you should have received an invitation to the Bureau of International Labor Affiars Briefing on Global Leadership to End Child and Forced Labor. […]

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Support funding for Community Service Block Grants (v. 2)

Please join us in requesting continued support of the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) program, an initiative that provides critical assistance to local efforts aimed at reducing poverty and expanding economic opportunity for all. Specifically, this bipartisan letter requests level funding ($714.9 million) for the program to maintain the federal commitment to targeted, innovative approaches to improving economic conditions.

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Thursday Briefing: Advancing Gas Turbine Technology

We invite you to a lunch briefing on H.R. 2961, a bill that will enhance research and development of efficient gas turbine engines. The lunch will be held on Thursday, February 25th, from 11:45am to 1:15pm in Rayburn B-354. A panel of speakers from the Gas Turbine Association will be there to expand on the importance of this legislation and answer any questions you may have relating to the gas turbine industry.

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Create Millions of Jobs — Cosponsor HR 3541, Full Employment Federal Reserve Act (v. 2)

I write to bring your attention to new figures that show that when the Federal Reserve holds off on raising interest rates, millions of jobs are created for the American people. From 1996 to 2000, then-chair of the Federal Reserve ignored warnings about inflation by economists and used his influence to keep rates relatively low. By doing this, unemployment continued to fall, leading (by a conservative estimate) to jobs for 4.2 million more people than if interest rates were raised.

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