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LAST CALL – COB MARCH 28 – Increase EEOC Funding to Combat Workplace Harassment and Enforce Equal Pay Data Collection

March 28, 2019

Please join us in requesting that Chairman Serrano and Ranking Member Aderholt provide an additional $20 million for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations
bill so that the EEOC can properly pursue justice. Of the additional funds appropriated, we recommend that at least $5 million be used to collect and enforce summary employee pay data as mandated by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in March
2019.

Equal Pay Day Resolution

March 28, 2019

Equal Pay Day, recognized this year on April 2, symbolizes how far into 2019 women must work to earn what men were paid in 2018 alone. To highlight this critical disparity, we will introduce the Equal Pay Day Resolution on Tuesday, April 2. We hope you will
join us as a cosponsor.

DEADLINE TODAY @ 11AM for Original Cosponsors – Resolution Honoring Cesar Chavez

March 28, 2019

Please join Senator Menendez and myself in honoring the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.

Sign Onto Letter Ensuring No Funding Prohibitions for Precious Metal Mining

March 28, 2019

Please join us in requesting the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies support precious metal mining permitting processes in FY20. DEADLINE IS TODAY, MARCH 28 COB.

Briefing 4/4: Area CTE Centers

March 28, 2019

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Support FY20 Language in Support of the Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act

March 28, 2019

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to support strong funding for the Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act.

Support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in FY20

March 28, 2019

As we develop the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Defense authorization and appropriations bills, we urge you join us and support increased production and continued investment in the F-35 program. As we face increasingly advanced global threats, it’s critical
that we continue to increase F-35 production – our nation’s only 5th generation stealth aircraft – in order to reduce overall program costs and ensure the United States maintains its competitive edge.

Help Our Schools Provide Healthy Meals: Support Funding for USDA School Kitchen Equipment Grants Program

March 28, 2019

Please join our letter to Ag Subcommittee Appropriators supporting $35 million in funding for the USDA School Kitchen Equipment Grants Program, an increase of $5 million.

Ensure the Infrastructure Package Includes Workforce Development

March 28, 2019

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to House leadership urging them to include investments in workforce development strategies, including career and technical education (CTE) and apprenticeships, in any infrastructure improvement package considered
during the 116th Congress.

Support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in FY20

March 28, 2019

As we develop the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Defense authorization and appropriations bills, we urge you join us and support increased production and continued investment in the F-35 program. As we face increasingly advanced global threats, it’s critical
that we continue to increase F-35 production – our nation’s only 5th generation stealth aircraft – in order to reduce overall program costs and ensure the United States maintains its competitive edge.