Cosponsor the College Student Hunger Act of 2017

In the last decade, the cost of college has increased significantly. For many Americans, this avenue to a brighter future has become unaffordable. In addition to rising tuition costs, recent data confirms that food insecurity and hunger is an important issue
on college campuses.  A
recent study by the Urban Institute found that “levels of food insecurity among households with students in four-year colleges and vocational education were 11.2 and 13.5 percent, respectively…rates that are largely similar to national levels.”

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Expand voting rights- cosponsor the PROVE Act

September is National Voter Registration Month, and to commemorate the occasion we ask that you please join us and Senator Tammy Duckworth in cosponsoring legislation to allow young Americans to pre-register to vote in federal elections.
Research on the effects of pre-registration shows it’s an effective way to increase overall voter participation and encourage civic engagement.

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Join the Congressional Peanut Caucus

As the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Peanut Caucus, we would like to cordially invite you to become a member for the 115th Congress. The Congressional Peanut Caucus is an

alliance of bipartisan Members committed to addressing concerns on significant peanut farming and production. The mission is to ensure that peanut interests have a strong voice in Congress and to ensure that peanut issues are given considerable thought
when developing agriculture legislation.

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BIPARTISAN LETTER: Urge Pres. Trump to Let Cuba Rebuild from Irma

We write to request your support for a letter to call on President Trump to remove restrictions on the ability of United States companies to export relief and reconstruction supplies to Cuba, even if only for a temporary time during the rebuilding period. 
This is an action he can take unilaterally without needing approval from Congress. Currently, the Cubans are not allowed to purchase supplies from the U.S. to rebuild schools, hospitals, or other important infrastructure. This regulatory change would not cost
Americans a dime, and to the contrary, would result in significant sales from U.S. companies to Cuba.

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Expand voting rights- cosponsor PROVE Act

September is National Voter Registration Month, and to commemorate the occasion we ask that you please join us and Senator Tammy Duckworth in cosponsoring legislation to allow young Americans to pre-register to vote in federal elections.
Research on the effects of pre-registration shows it’s an effective way to increase overall voter participation and encourage civic engagement.

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CLOSING TODAY: Support Clean Energy Research and Investment

  From: The Honorable Donald S. Beyer, Jr. Sent By: kate.schisler@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Support Clean Energy Research and Investment¬† (ARPA-E, Energy Innovation Hubs, and other important programs) Deadline: COB TODAY Current cosigners: Takano, Rush, Connolly, Pocan, DeFazio, Eleanor Holmes Norton, DeSaulnier, Esty, Engel, Barbara Lee, Higgins, Schakowsky, Payne, Swalwell, Dingell, Hastings, Sarbanes, McGovern, Carbajal, Capuano, […]

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Congress Can Request President Trump’s Tax Returns (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Bill Pascrell, Jr. Sent By: elaina.houser@mail.house.gov Date: 2/15/2017 #CongressCanRequest President Trump’s Tax Returns   Current Co-signers: Lewis, Doggett, Clay, Pallone, Speier, Sarbanes, Ryan, Shea-Porter, Lieu, Sires, Blumenauer, Norcross, Clark, Rupperberger, Sewell, Wasserman Schultz, Mike Thompson, Bustos, McCollum, Kildee, Perlmutter, Connolly, David Price, Sander Levin, Crowley, Schakowsky, Kaptur, Aguilar, Welch, DelBene, Hoyer February […]

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