Union Activity is Under Attack: Sign On to Protect Our Workers

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/4/2014 PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act Deadline for Original Cosponsors: COB Monday, July 7th Dear Colleague: Between the 1940s and 1970s labor unions helped build a middle class in the United States. Unions helped enact progressive legislation from the Civil Rights Act to Medicare. […]

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H.R. 3543: Co-sponsor the Permanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3543 Date: 7/4/2014                              Protect Tenants from Sudden Eviction: 40% of homes in foreclosure occupied by tenants Tenant Protections Expire at the end of 2014 Co-sponsors: Representatives Bass, Butterfield, Capuano, Cartwright, Cicciline, Clarke, Conyers, Grijalva, Higgins, Hinojosa, Kildee, Maloney, McDermott, McGovern, George Miller, Moore, Pocan Rangel, […]

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H.R. 2998: Ban Mandatory Arbitration in Investment Contracts

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2998 Date: 7/4/2014 Preserve Investors’ Legal Rights Cosponsor the Investor Choice Act of 2013, H.R. 2998 Supporting Organizations: American Association for Justice (AAJ); Americans for Financial Reform (AFR); Center for Justice & Democracy (CJ&D); Consumer Action; Consumer Federation of America (CFA); Consumers for Auto Reliability and […]

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PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/25/2014 PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act Deadline for Original Cosponsors: COB Monday, July 7th “The two most dynamic and cohesive liberal forces in the country are the labor movement and the Negro freedom movement. Together, we can be architects of democracy.” – Dr. Martin […]

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Consumer Protection Organizations Warn Against Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2014 Consumer Protection Groups Say Fast Track &TPP Are Bad For Consumers Dear Colleague: I write to bring to your attention a letter from leading consumer protection groups that warns against approving Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Last week policy directors from Consumer Federation of […]

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Support the Ellison Amendment to H.R. 3973: Protect Faithful Execution of the Law from the Faithful Execution Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 3/13/2014 March 13, 2014 Dear Colleague: I urge you to support my amendment to H.R. 3973. My amendment waives the reporting requirement in H.R. 3973 if the Attorney General determines that sufficient funds are not available to generate the reports.  This ensures that the President retains the […]

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SUPPORT THE END POLLUTER WELFARE ACT

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: vic.edgerton@mail.house.gov Date: 11/19/2013 Comprehensive Fossil Fuel Subsidy Repeal To Save Taxpayers Over $110 Billion Dear Colleague, At a time when we have a massive debt, we cannot afford to continue to give away taxpayer money to the established, highly profitable fossil fuel industry. The five largest oil companies […]

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Become an original co-sponsor of the Permanently Protect Tenants at Foreclosure Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Date: 11/15/2013 Protect Tenants from Sudden Eviction: 40% of the units in foreclosure are occupied by tenants Current list of original co-sponsors: Butterfield, Capuano, Cicciline, Clarke, Conyers, Grijalva, Hinojosa, McDermott, McGovern, G. Miller, Rangel, Rush, Sanchez, Schakowsky and F. Wilson Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming […]

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Become an original co-sponsor of the Permanently Protect Tenants at Foreclosure

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Date: 11/13/2013 40% of the units in foreclosure are occupied by tenants Current list of original co-sponsors: Butterfield, Capuano, Cicciline, Clarke, Conyers, Grijalva, Hinojosa, McDermott, McGovern, G. Miller, Rangel, Sanchez, Schakowsky and F. Wilson Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming an original cosponsor of the Permanently […]

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