Support H.R. 4506 – Jobs for Tribes Act

Native Americans face barriers and challenges, such as lack of infrastructure and access to capital, which contribute to and compound the high rate of poverty and unemployment. Aggravating these problems is the lack of parity in treatment of Indian tribes
as governmental entities under federal tax and other regulatory laws which has impeded tribes’ ability to benefit from other investment incentives accorded to state and local governmental entities.

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Cosponsor a Bill to Prevent the Deregulation of Firearm Exports

The proliferation of firearms and other small arms to terrorist groups and transnational criminal organizations poses a significant threat to our national security. Currently, the State Department is in charge of reviewing applications for licenses to export
small arms and light weapons. However, the administration is proposing to transfer this oversight authority to the Commerce Department; under a rule expected in the coming months, the administration would begin to move items from Categories I, II, and III
of the United States Munitions List (which is managed by the State Department) to the Commerce Control List (which is managed by the Commerce Department).

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Cosponsor a Bill to Prevent the Deregulation of Firearm Exports

The proliferation of firearms and other small arms to terrorist groups and transnational criminal organizations poses a significant threat to our national security. Currently, the State Department is in charge of reviewing applications for licenses to export
small arms and light weapons. However, the administration is proposing to transfer this oversight authority to the Commerce Department; under a rule expected to in early 2018, the administration would begin to move items from Categories I, II, and III the
United States Munitions List (which is managed by the State Department) to the Commerce Control List (which is managed by the Commerce Department).

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Help Protect Native American Women and Girls

Native American women face a murder rate ten times higher than the national average, with eighty-four percent experiencing some form of violence in their lifetime. While the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and the Tribal Law and Order
Act have helped bring attention to the high rates of violence against Native women, there is still no reliable way of knowing how many Native women go missing each year because the databases that hold statistics of these cases are extremely outdated and in
need of reform. It’s time we act.

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Stop the Deregulation of Firearm Exports

The proliferation of firearms and other small arms to terrorist groups and transnational criminal organizations poses a significant threat to our national security. Currently, the State Department is in charge of reviewing applications for licenses to export
small arms and light weapons. However, the administration is proposing to transfer this oversight authority to the Commerce Department; under a rule expected to in early 2018, the administration would begin to move items from Categories I, II, and III the
United States Munitions List (which is managed by the State Department) to the Commerce Control List (which is managed by the Commerce Department).

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Stop De-regulation of Firearm Exports

The proliferation of firearms and other small arms to terrorist groups and transnational criminal organizations poses a significant threat to our national security. Currently, the State Department is in charge of reviewing applications for licenses to export
small arms and light weapons. However, the administration is proposing to transfer this oversight authority to the Commerce Department; under a rule expected in the coming months, the administration would begin to move items from the United States Munitions
List (which is managed by the State Department) to the Commerce Control List (which is managed by the Commerce Department).

Read More

Stop De-regulation of Firearm Exports

The proliferation of firearms and other small arms to terrorist groups and transnational criminal organizations poses a significant threat to our national security. Currently, the State Department is in charge of reviewing applications for licenses to export
small arms and light weapons. However, the administration is proposing to transfer this oversight authority to the Commerce Department; under a rule expected to in early 2018, the administration would begin to move items from the United States Munitions List
(which is managed by the State Department) to the Commerce Control List (which is managed by the Commerce Department).

Read More

Support H.R. 4506 – Jobs for Tribes Act

Native Americans face barriers and challenges, such as lack of infrastructure and access to capital, which contribute to and compound the high rate of poverty and unemployment.  Aggravating these problems is the lack of parity in treatment of Indian tribes
as governmental entities under federal tax and other regulatory laws which has impeded tribes’ ability to benefit from other investment incentives accorded to state and local governmental entities.

Read More

Help Protect Native American Women and Girls

Native American women face a murder rate ten times higher than the national average, with eighty-four percent experiencing some form of violence in their lifetime. While the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and the Tribal Law and Order
Act have helped bring attention to the high rates of violence against Native women, there is still no reliable way of knowing how many Native women go missing each year because the databases that hold statistics of these cases are extremely outdated and in
need of reform. It’s time we act.

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Briefing on Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. in 2456 RHOB

By now, you should have received the below invitation to a briefing on “Tackling Emerging Global Challenges in Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Cybersecurity, Disillusionment and Disinformation,” which will be held on Tuesday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m., in Rayburn
2456. I hope that you or your staff will be able to attend this timely and important event.

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