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Sign Letter to CFPB Protecting Customers and Bank Workers from Aggressive Sales Practices

September 20, 2016

  From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Date: 9/20/2016 Incentive Pay Practices Harm Workers and Customers: Sign Letter by September 29th Dear Colleague: Please join our letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging stronger action to prevent the use of aggressive sales quotas, low base-wages, and related practices by financial institutions […]

Cosponsor H.R. 3841, the SAFE Act, to Support Workplace Protections for Domestic Violence Victims

September 20, 2016

  From: The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard Sent By: victoria.coats@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3841 Date: 9/20/2016 Cosponsor H.R. 3841: The Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act Supported by the National Domestic Violence Hotline, National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), Legal Momentum, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), Legal Voice, American Association of University Women, King County […]

TOMORROW: Puppies Behind Bars Demonstration & Briefing

September 20, 2016

  From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: zeik.malone@mail.house.gov Date: 9/20/2016 Dear Colleague, By now you may have seen the Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) Dear Colleague that has been circulating. PBB has been featured on the Oprah Show, Bloomberg, CBS News, BBC, Military.com, Anderson Cooper, Good Morning America, and The New York Times. Puppies Behind […]

Briefing Today: WHERE LABOR AND HEALTHCARE MEET: THE 21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE CRISIS

September 20, 2016

  From: The Honorable Paul Tonko Sent By: Emily.Duhovny@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5902 Date: 9/20/2016 Dear Colleague, We hope you received an invitation to attend a briefing today, Tuesday, September 20th to discuss the nationwide workforce crisis facing providers of community services for people with disabilities and why federal policy like the Department of Labor’s overtime […]

Congressional Staff Briefing: Pre-Disaster Mitigation Strategies

September 20, 2016

  From: The Honorable Andre Carson Sent By: andrea.martin@mail.house.gov Date: 9/19/2016 Congressional Staff Briefing Using Incentives to Reduce the Impact of Disasters Pre-Disaster Mitigation Strategies September 22, 2016 2:00 – 3:00 pm 2167 Rayburn House Office Building Dear Colleague: By now, you may have received an invitation from the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Multihazard […]

H.R. 2509 – Flexibility to Promote Reemployment Act (v. 10)

September 19, 2016

  From: The Honorable James B. Renacci Sent By: Shane.Hand@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2509 Date: 9/19/2016 Help the Unemployed Get on their Feet and Back to Work Co-Sponsor H.R. 2509 – The Flexibility to Promote Reemployment Act   Dear Colleague: I invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 2509, the Flexibility to Promote Reemployment Act. This legislation will […]

Cosponsor the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act

September 19, 2016

From: The Honorable Debbie Dingell Sent By: michael.klotz@mail.house.gov Date: 9/19/2016 Endorsing Groups:  AFL-CIO, UAW, Openthegovernment, Union of Concerned Scientists, Public Citizen Dear Colleague, Trade matters in all our districts. The American people deserve to see how trade deals are being negotiated on their behalf.  Please consider cosponsoring the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act, which would […]

Address Gun Violence by Its Root Cause

September 19, 2016

  From: The Honorable Robin L. Kelly Sent By: jay.cho@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5671 Date: 9/19/2016 Cosponsors (40): Alma Adams, Karen Bass, Joyce Beatty, Corrine Brown, G.K. Butterfield, Andre Carson, David Cicilline, Katherine Clark, Yvette Clarke, William Lacy Clay, Emanuel Cleaver, Jim Clyburn, Danny Davis, Diana Degette, Rosa DeLauro, Tammy Duckworth, Keith Ellison, Marcia Fudge, Al […]

H.R. 2991 – Preparing More Welfare Recipients for Work Act (v. 13)

September 19, 2016

  From: The Honorable James B. Renacci Sent By: Shane.Hand@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2991 Date: 9/19/2016 Co-Sponsor H.R. 2991 – The Preparing More Welfare Recipients for Work Act   Current Co-Sponsors: James Renacci, Tim Ryan, Patrick Tiberi, John Carney, Daniel Webster, Derek Kilmer, Larry Buschon, Mike Quigley, David Joyce, Kathleen Rice, Keith Ellison   Dear Colleague: […]

Cosponsor H.R. 5683, Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act (v. 3)

September 19, 2016

  From: The Honorable Elise M. Stefanik Sent By: adam.sperry@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5683 Date: 9/19/2016 Please join me by cosponsoring the “Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act.” Standing beside our nation’s brave servicemembers are strong families that remain resilient through relocations and deployments. We must do what is necessary to make sure military […]