No Unemployment Insurance Extension, No Recess

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 1/16/2014 Urge Leadership to Keep the House in Session until Emergency Federal Unemployment Benefits are Extended Letter supported by: SEIU, UAW, LULAC Deadline: TODAY, Thursday, Jan. 16 10:00am Current signers (113): Peters (MI), Barber, Barrow, Beatty, Beccera, Tim Bishop, Bonamici, Braley, Brownley, Butterfield, Carney, Cartwright, […]

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Support the GROWTH Act to Extend Federal Unemployment Benefits and Promote Job Growth

At a time when many Americans are still struggling to find work in dismal job markets across this country, the families still in need of assistance through the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program hit another obstacle when the program expired at the end of 2013. The GROWTH (Generating Real Opportunities for Workers and Transitional Help) Act meets the need for continued emergency unemployment compensation for Americans struggling to re-enter the workforce while spurring job creation and preserving current jobs and wages.

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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 Dear Colleague, As you know, 1.3 million Americans immediately lost all of their unemployment insurance on December 28 when the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.  While this number grows […]

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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: 1/15/2014 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, John Delaney, DeLauro, Doyle, Edwards, Esty, Farr, Fudge, Grijalva, Gutierrez, Alcee Hastings, Higgins, Himes, Honda, Hank Johnson, […]

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REWARD HARDWORKING AMERICANS WITH EQUAL TREATMENT UNDER THE TAX CODE

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: decarlo.mclaren@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2482 Date: 1/15/2014 REWARD HARDWORKING AMERICANS WITH EQUAL TREATMENT UNDER THE TAX CODE Become a Cosponsor of the Artist-Museum Partnership Act of 2013 Current Cosponsors: Reps. Blumenauer, Brady, Cartwright, Conyers, Doggett, Foxx, Grijalva, Higgins, Honda, Johnson (GA-4), Loebsack, Lujan, McCollum, McDermott, McGovern, Michaud, Moore, Nadler, […]

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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 Dear Colleague, As you know, 1.3 million Americans immediately lost all of their unemployment insurance on December 28 when the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.  While this number grows […]

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Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance will Boost Economy and Reduce Poverty, JEC Democratic Report Finds

From: The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney Sent By: elizabeth.darnall@mail.house.gov Date: 1/14/2014 Report also provides state-by-state data on UI’s use and impact Dear Colleague: As we continue to hear from constituents struggling with unexpected job loss, the Joint Economic Committee Democrats find that extending federal unemployment insurance (UI) will boost our economy and reduce poverty. A […]

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Make the unemployment numbers accurate

From: The Honorable Michael G. Fitzpatrick Sent By: kyle.whatley@mail.house.gov Date: 1/14/2014 Become an original cosponsor of the Labor Statistics Improvement Act Deadline January 31st Please consider joining me as a cosponsor of the Labor Statistics Improvement Act. Unemployment numbers are carefully scrutinized and cited as an indicator of overall economic health. However many economists, including […]

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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING ACT: Become an original cosponsor!

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 1/14/2014 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 […]

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