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

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 1/15/2014 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, […]

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Domestic Partnerships Benefits and Obligations Act

From: The Honorable Mark Pocan Sent By: Ana.Jara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3135 Date: 1/13/2014 ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS TO CONSTITUTIONALLY-PROTECTED RIGHTS AND BENEFITS FOR ALL FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Current Bipartisan Cosponsors: Bonamici, Brady, Braley, Bustos, Capps, Cárdenas, Cartwright, Chu, Cicilline, Cohen, Cummings, DelBene, DeLauro, Doyle, Edwards, Esty, Farr, Fudge, Grijalva, Gutierrez, Alcee Hastings, Higgins, Himes, Honda, Hank Johnson, […]

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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: 1/13/2014 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 […]

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Improve Railway Safety

From: The Honorable Michael H. Michaud Sent By: daniel.walls@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3040 Date: 1/8/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3040, the Safe Freight Act Supported by: SMART Transportation Division (UTU), the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET/IBT), and Transporation Trades Department of AFL-CIO (TTD) Dear Colleague: On July 6, 2013 a runaway train carrying 72 tank cars […]

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Support the Back to Basics Jobs Creation Act

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: jamila.thompson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2109 Date: 1/8/2014 Cosponsor the Back to Basics Jobs Creation Act Dear Colleague: I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2109, the Back to Basics Jobs Creation Act of 2013. This legislation responds to the frustrations I heard from my constituents time and time again. It […]

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Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: michael.fulton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3015 Date: 1/8/2014 Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas 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 and […]

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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: 1/7/2014 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 […]

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New Report Examines The War on Poverty, 50 Years Later

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: mariah.jones@mail.house.gov Date: 1/7/2014 January 7, 2014 Dear Colleague: In case you missed it, I would like to share with you a report released this morning by the Center for American Progress, entitled “The War on Poverty: Then and Now.” In his 1964 State of the Union Address fifty […]

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Cosponsor the Medicare Secondary Payer and Workers Compensation Settlement Agreement Act

From: The Honorable David G. Reichert Sent By: Colin.Swanson@mail.house.gov Date: 1/7/2014 Dear Colleague: We urge you to cosponsor the Medicare Secondary Payer and Workers’ Compensation Settlement Agreement Act, H.R. 1982. This bipartisan legislation aims to resolve delays and provide clear and consistent standards for an administrative process that offers reasonable protections for injured workers and […]

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Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: michael.fulton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3015 Date: 1/6/2014 Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas 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 and […]

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