In Case You Missed It: Ohio Shale Development Leads to Job Growth

From: The Honorable Bill Johnson Sent By: patrick.orth@mail.house.gov Date: 7/7/2014 In Case You Missed It: Ohio Shale Development Leads to Job Growth Dear Colleague: We write today to bring your attention to two recent reports out of Ohio demonstrating that shale development in the state is having an increasing impact on economic activity. In December, the […]

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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: 7/7/2014 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 H.R. 1530, the Opportunity KNOCKS Act TODAY

From: The Honorable Rodney Davis Sent By: ashley.phelps@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1530 Date: 7/7/2014 As Congress continues the debate over extending long-term unemployment benefits for millions of Americans and how to pay for them, finding ways to reduce the need for 27 or more weeks of unemployment benefits must be part of the discussion. In addition to […]

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Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/30/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Rights.  Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Current […]

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H.R. 4970 – Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits

From: The Honorable Frank A. LoBiondo Sent By: mark.aitken@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4970 Date: 6/27/2014 Dear Colleague, In light of renewed efforts in the Senate by Senators Reed and Heller through the introduction S.2532, we have introduced companion legislation, H.R. 4970, to extend unemployment insurance (UI) benefits for the long-term unemployed. This bipartisan bill allows eligible job […]

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Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Right

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/18/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Rights.  Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Cosigners: […]

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Act to Protect Human Rights in Honduras

From: The Honorable Janice D. Schakowsky Sent By: Andrew.Goczkowski@mail.house.gov Date: 5/1/2014 Join Letter to the State Department Urging Action to Protect Human Rights in Honduras Current Signers: George Miller, Sam Farr, Henry C “Hank” Johnson, Raúl M. Grijalva, Jim McGovern, Marcy Kaptur, Barbara Lee, Rosa DeLauro, Mike Michaud, John F. Tierney, Dear Colleague, Please join […]

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Cosponsor House Companion to the Senate Bill to Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits

From: The Honorable Daniel T. Kildee Sent By: troy.nienberg@mail.house.gov Date: 4/9/2014 Friends, Please join me as a cosponsor of the House companion to the bill the Senate passed on Monday to extend emergency unemployment benefits to nearly three million Americans. Exactly like the Senate bill, this legislation would extend emergency unemployment compensation payments until June and […]

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Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception

From: The Honorable Jim Matheson Sent By: sean.strebel@mail.house.gov Date: 4/2/2014 Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception Location: B338-340 Rayburn House Office Building Date: TODAY! Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dear Colleague, On behalf of the Friends of Job Corps Caucus, we cordially invite you to attend the Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception […]

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Consumer Protection Organizations Warn Against Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2014 Consumer Protection Groups Say Fast Track &TPP Are Bad For Consumers Dear Colleague: I write to bring to your attention a letter from leading consumer protection groups that warns against approving Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Last week policy directors from Consumer Federation of […]

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