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Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

March 19, 2018

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

Help Eradicate Malaria-deadline 1pm

March 15, 2018

As Co-chair of the Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Caucus, we request your assistance in securing continued support for the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). Initially created by President George W. Bush, the PMI has helped reduce global malaria
cases by more than 60% in the past fifteen years, saving more than 6.8 million lives. Given the extraordinary number of lives saved and the efficiency with which the program is managed, support for the PMI has been historically bipartisan.

Support American Manufacturing–Support Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) Funding

March 14, 2018

We invite you to join us in sending a bipartisan letter to the Appropriations Committee requesting at least sustained, level funding in FY2019 for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program (TAAF).

Become a Cosponsor of the Retain Act, H.R. 1185

March 14, 2018

Offshoring, the practice of moving production to foreign locales while continuing to sell goods to the U.S. market, is a pervasive feature of the U.S. economy today. Market pressures drive businesses to seek reduced production costs, often in places where
standards of living and protections for workers and the environment are more lax than in the United States. Hundreds of American corporations are shipping thousands of jobs to foreign countries every year. Shifting of jobs occurs in all industry sectors including
manufacturing, services, supply chains, and all others. 

DEADLINE TODAY: Support Funding for US-Armenia Relations

March 14, 2018

I write to invite you to sign a letter in support of strengthening American diplomacy and reinforcing ties with Armenia.  It is critical that we provide assistance to support our allies and stand up for our nation’s core democratic principles. 

LAST CALL: Support continued funding for the Asia Foundation!

March 14, 2018

Please join me in requesting the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee sustain funding for the Asia Foundation.  The Asia Foundation has historically been provided with $17 million.  

LAST CALL: Support continued funding for the East-West Center!

March 14, 2018

Please join us in requesting that the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations subcommittee sustain its funding for the East-West Center (EWC). The EWC has historically been provided with $16.7 million. 

LAST CALL: Support Additional Customs Agents for FY19

March 14, 2018

Please join us in sending a letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Chairman Carter and Ranking Member Roybal-Allard urging increased funding for the Customs and Border Protection Salaries
and Expenses account to fund the hiring of additional Customs agents at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  Customs agents are an integral component of the United States Foreign-Trade Zones Program (FTZs) and more
agents are needed to support oversight of this important program, which helps promote and expand commerce and American jobs.

CLOSING TODAY: Support continued funding for the Asia Foundation!

March 13, 2018

Please join me in requesting the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee sustain funding for the Asia Foundation.  The Asia Foundation has historically been provided with $17 million.