Cosponsor the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Bill Posey Sent By: anna.schartner@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2726 Date: 7/8/2015 HONOR THE APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUTS AND THEIR HISTORICAL ACHIEVEMENT Dear Colleague, The United States remains the only country to have ever landed humans on a celestial body off the Earth and brought them home safely. Honoring that great feat, along with the […]

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Briefing Tomorrow: Frontiers in Neuroscience

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: sylvie.spewak@mail.house.gov Date: 7/8/2015 July 9th Briefing on the Mysteries of the brain: Frontiers in Neuroscience I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the National Science Foundation. The briefing entitled Frontiers in Neuroscience will take place Tomorrow: July 9th […]

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Wildlife Attacked!

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: thomas.farrugia@mail.house.gov Date: 7/7/2015 Wildlife Attacked! Dear Colleague: As you have undoubtedly noticed, the Interior Appropriations bill is chock full of provisions that undermine natural resources management and directly attack wildlife protections. These provisions would restrict our flexibility to protect the greater sage grouse, the […]

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Cosponsor the Patients First Act

From: The Honorable J. Randy Forbes Sent By: Christopher.Maneval@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2921 Date: 7/6/2015 Dear Colleague: In 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in the case of Sherley v. Sebelius, challenging guidelines on funding for embryonic stem cell research as a violation of the Dickey-Wicker Amendment, which bans HHS […]

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Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Briefing and Demonstration

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: shawn.kimmel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/30/2015 “Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Briefing and Demonstration” Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 Briefing: 1:00 – 2:00pm 2325 Rayburn House Office Building Demonstration to follow: 2:00 – 3:00pm RSVP to both at shawn.kimmel@mail.house.gov Hosted by AUVSI, in conjunction with the Unmanned Systems Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), […]

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Right to Try Act of 2015 (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Matt Salmon Sent By: greg.safsten@mail.house.gov Date: 6/29/2015 Become and Original Cosponsor of the Right to Try Act Today Dear Colleague: Across the country, men and women who are diagnosed with a terminal illness are being stripped of their rights. In twenty-nine states, American citizens are being denied access to investigational drugs that […]

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Co-sponsor HR2697 the Rare Cats and Canids Act

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: thomas.farrugia@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2697 Date: 6/25/2015 Co-sponsor HR2697 the Rare Cats and Canids Act of 2015: Support These Important and Iconic Animals Current Co-Sponsors: Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Susan A. Davis (CA-53), Sam Farr (CA-20), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), […]

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CLOSING TODAY: Support those living with Sturge-Weber syndrome (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: catherine.barnao@mail.house.gov Date: 6/25/2015 Current Signers: Engel, Zinke, Beyer, Duncan (TN) Dear Colleague: Please join me in beginning a dialogue with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about the seriousness of Sturge-Weber syndrome and the absence of viable treatment options for those affected by it. Sturge-Weber syndrome is […]

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BECOME A COSPONSOR OF THE 21st CENTURY STEM FOR GIRLS AND UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES ACT

From: The Honorable Joyce Beatty Sent By: aziza.allen@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2773 Date: 6/24/2015 BECOME A COSPONSOR OF THE 21st CENTURY STEM FOR GIRLS AND UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES ACT, H.R.2773 Current Co-Sponsors (29): Van Hollen Butterfield, Rangel, Lee, Kirkpatrick, Bustos, Thompson (CA), Holmes – Norton, Watson Coleman, Esty, Hinojosa, McCollum, Meeks, Jackson Lee, Brown, Plaskett, Caster, Chu, […]

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BRIEFING: The Endangered Species Act – Benefiting Landscapes, Wildlife and People

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: annie.garvin@mail.house.gov Date: 6/23/2015 BRIEFING: The Endangered Species Act – Benefiting Landscapes, Wildlife and People Thursday June, 25th 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Rayburn House Office Building Room B-138 Refreshments will be served. Come have your photo taken with Maggie, the (rescued) American Peregrine Falcon […]

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