Lift the Cuba Embargo

From: The Honorable Jose E. Serrano Sent By: angel.nigaglioni@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 735 Date: 3/31/2015 Lift the Cuba Embargo Current Cosponsors: Rangel, Meeks, Ellison, McCollum, McGovern, Jackson Lee, Lee, Cohen, Polis, Rush Dear Colleague: For over fifty years, the United States has imposed an embargo on the nation of Cuba. This embargo has persisted despite the […]

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Support Baseball Diplomacy

From: The Honorable Jose E. Serrano Sent By: angel.nigaglioni@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 738 Date: 3/31/2015 Support Baseball Diplomacy Current Cosponsors: Rangel, Meeks, Polis, McCollum, McDermott, Cohen, McGovern, Grijalva, Farr, Waters, Lee Dear Colleague: As we continue to rethink our fifty years of failed policy towards Cuba, I would urge you to support H.R. 738, the Baseball […]

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Adam Smith Sent By: Mina.Garcia@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1088 Date: 3/26/2015 Dear Colleague, We urge you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 1088, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015, provides necessary assistance for American workers and firms that have been injured by increased competition in the global marketplace through the end of […]

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UN Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: caitie.whelan@mail.house.gov Date: 3/17/2015 UN Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 12pm, Wed, March 18th 1105 Longworth House Office Building Dear Colleague: I am writing to draw your attention to an invitation recently sent to your office by the Better World Campaign regarding an upcoming lunch briefing […]

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APEC De-Brief: A Game-Changer for U.S.-China Relations?

Please join Administration officials, private sector representatives and Co-Chairs of the U.S.-China Working Group to discuss the outcomes of President Obama’s visit to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC) in Beijing and its impact on U.S.-China relations.

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TOMORROW BRIEFING:Latin American Human Rights Defenders on U.S. Security Policy in Mexico, Central America and Colombia

From: The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. Sent By: sascha.thompson@mail.house.gov Date: 10/28/2014 Latin American Human Rights Defenders on U.S. Security Policy in Mexico, Central America and Colombia TOMORROW! Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2226 Rayburn HOB 1:00 – 2:30 PM   Dear Colleague, Please join me for a very important briefing this coming Wednesday, October […]

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Reps. Kelly & Kind: Please sign bipartisan letter to USTR on digital trade in TPP. Deadline Thursday 10/30 at noon.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an ambitious, 21st-century trade agreement that the United States is negotiating with 11 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The TPP has vast potential to benefit American business and workers across the country by creating new market opportunities in the dynamic economies across the Asia-Pacific region.

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Protect fast-food workers! Ask FTC and DOL to investigate non-compete agreements

From: The Honorable Joseph Crowley Sent By: todd.sloves@mail.house.gov Date: 10/20/2014 Dear Colleague, You may have seen a recent Huffington Post article regarding the popular sandwich chain Jimmy John’s and their requiring rank-and-file restaurant employees to sign non-competition covenants. The agreement restricts employees from working for a competitor that operates a location within three miles of […]

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Ask FAA to Provide Certainty to Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry

Dear Colleague:

The potential applications of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology are seemingly endless. Beyond military capabilities, UAS technology is used to improve agricultural practices and to shoot Hollywood movies. But inaction by the FAA on developing guidelines for commercial application of the technology is a drag on innovation and growth in the industry. Please join me in sending a letter to FAA urging them to give certainty to the industry through clear guidelines for integrating commercial UAS into the national airspace.

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