Support the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Transform Student Debt to Home Equity Act of 2017 –a bill that enables graduates to transform their student debt into an opportunity to purchase and own a home.With an estimated $1.3 trillion student debt
owed to the federal government, plunging homeownership rates among young people, and 17.2 million habitable homes sitting vacant in the United States, our nation must find a way to address the student debt vs. housing conundrum. Luckily, there is a popular
lending instrument already in widespread use that could serve as a significant bridge to the future: the home mortgage. This common lending tool, overtime, has the power to transform student loan repayments into a financial instrument for building equity:
the home.

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NAFTA 101 Briefing Series: Agriculture and Migration

Nearly a quarter century has passed since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was initially negotiated.  Its proponents promised it would lead to job creation and increased living standards for workers in all three countries. Yet, some of the
most adversely impacted communities are small farmers. Rural flight and increased food insecurities have resulted, as industrial agriculture has taken over production chains often leading to increased migration as local economies falter.

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International Academic Freedom Resolution

Congresswoman Kaptur and Congressman Cook would like to invite your boss to
consider cosponsoring the Academic Freedom Resolution.  Academic Freedom is essential for the development and preservation of democracy around the world. Freedom of thought is the critical underpinning of academic research and teaching.
It allows scholars to pursue the truth regardless of whether or not that truth conflicts with established orthodoxy.

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We Need a New Trade Model (v. 5)

Please join me as I reintroduce the Balancing Trade Act of 2017. Bad trade deals have led to a loss of nearly 4 million American jobs and a deficit of $43.6 billion.  Now more than ever we need a trade policy that grows the economy and creates jobs in the
United States.

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Ukraine Film Screening: TONIGHT

Please join us for the screening of BREAKING POINT: The War for Democracy in Ukraine.  “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine is an intimate look at the war and revolution in Ukraine through the eyes of ordinary people who risked their lives to
create a more democratic, equitable, and independent country.”

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BREAKING POINT: The War for Democracy in Ukraine, Film Screening

By now you should have received an invitation for the screening of BREAKING POINT: The War for Democracy in Ukraine.  “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine is an intimate look at the war and revolution in Ukraine through the eyes of ordinary
people who risked their lives to create a more democratic, equitable, and independent country.”

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