Recognize Black History Month by Honoring African-American Veterans

From: The Honorable Joyce Beatty Sent By: jennifer.storipan@mail.house.gov Date: 1/31/2017 Recognize Black History Month by Honoring African-American Veterans Dear Colleague: This February as we celebrate Black History Month and the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history, please co-sponsor legislation recognizing the challenges faced by African-American veterans upon returning home after serving in the […]

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Lunch Briefing Invite: Value-Based Insurance Design

  From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: katie.mitchell@mail.house.gov Date: 1/31/2017 Please Join Us for a Staff Briefing Highlighting Value-Based Insurance Design: An Innovative Approach to Improve Health Savings Accounts, Medicare Advantage, and TRICARE Dear Colleague, A top priority for the 115th Congress is to craft legislation to lower health care expenditures and ensure access […]

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Prioritize VA Accountability in the 115th Congress! (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Doug Lamborn Sent By: dustin.tipling@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 611 Date: 1/31/2017 Cosponsor the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017 (H.R. 611) Dear Colleague, I encourage you to co-sponsor the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2017 (H.R. 611). The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016  […]

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LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: Award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker

  From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: samantha.fay@mail.house.gov Date: 1/31/2017 Award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Pioneering Journalist of the Civil Rights, Vietnam War Era Dear Colleague: Please join us as a cosponsor of legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to 98-year-old African-American journalist Simeon Booker in recognition of his pioneering […]

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Extend Care for Newborns at the VA (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Doug Collins Sent By: robert.burkett@mail.house.gov Date: 1/31/2017 *** DEADLINE EXTENDED *** Join as an original cosponsor of the “Newborn Care Improvement Act” Deadline to be an original: Monday, February 6th COB Current Originals: Franks, Gohmert, Issa, Jones, Kelly, Poliquin, Royball-Allard, Woodall Supporting Organizations: Paralyzed Veterans of America, Military Order of the […]

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Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: oh13.dcintern1@mail.house.gov Date: 1/30/2017 Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus   Current Members: Ryan (OH-13), Rooney (FL-17), Barr (KY-06), Bordallo (GU), Brady (PA-01), Bridenstine (OK-1), Carson (IN-07), Cartwright (PA-17), Coffman (CO-6), Comstock (VA-10), Connolly (VA-11), Cramer (ND), Davis (CA-53), Grijalva (AZ-3), Issa (CA-49), Jenkins (KS-02), Jones (NC-3), Kaptur (OH-9), […]

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Co-sponsor the INVEST Act! (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: Desiree.Smith@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 328 Date: 1/30/2017 Co-sponsor the INVEST Act! Clean energy employers should be rewarded for hiring our nation’s veterans! Co-sponsors: Soto Dear Colleague: In 2016, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there are almost half a million unemployed veterans in the United States. […]

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SUPPORT OUR VETERANS – COSPONSOR HR 696 (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Kurt Schrader Sent By: zach.stokes@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 696 Date: 1/30/2017 LIFT THE HIRING FREEZE ON THE DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Current cosponsors: Walz, Perlmutter, O’Halleran, DeFazio, Roybal-Allard, Takano, Vargas, Courtney, Cicilline, Vela, Blumenauer, Lujan Grisham, Lynch, Delaney, Kilmer, Pingree, Sinema, Peterson, Bordallo, Stephanie Murphy, David Scott, Kind, Maloney, Scott Peters, Luján, Titus, […]

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Employer Participation in Student Loan Assistance Act (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: kc.jaski@mail.house.gov Date: 1/30/2017 Cosponsor Rep. Rodney Davis’ and Rep. Scott Peters’ Bipartisan Employer Participation in Student Loan Assistance Act Dear Colleague, The average student graduates with nearly $30,000 in student loan debt. Student loan debt now represents the second highest form of consumer debt and forces many […]

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NO HERO LEFT UNTREATED – Bipartisan Legislation to Help Veterans! (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Stephen Knight Sent By: Courtney.Kum@mail.house.gov Date: 1/30/2017 ORIGNAL COSPONSOR – NO HERO LEFT UNTREATED  DEADLINE: COB THIS FRIDAY (February 3rd) Dear Colleague, I invite you to become an original cosponsor for the “No Hero Left Untreated Act.” The Brain Treatment Center (BTC) located in Southern California has pioneered a new treatment […]

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