Briefing 10/15: International Child Labor and Forced Labor Report

Dear Colleague,
We would like to invite your staff to attend a Congressional staff briefing on October 15 for the release of the latest Department of Labor report on international child labor and forced labor. This report is an important tool in the fight against child labor and forced labor, and provides not only assessments on the current status of exploitative labor internationally, but also a roadmap for positive change. Details of this briefing are outlined below.

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Protect Seniors from Losing their Doctors

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: eric.anthony@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4998 Date: 7/31/2014 Cosponsor the Medicare Advantage Participant Bill of Rights Act Supported by: ACCSES,  AFSCME, Alliance for a Just Society, American Academy of Dermatology Association, American Medical Association, American Association on Health and Disability, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Osteopathic Association, […]

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Cosponsor the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: kelly.horton@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Harmful but Legal: Take Action to Reduce Consumption of Added Sugars Contributing to National Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics Supported by: American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, California Center for Public Health Advocacy, Center for Science in the Public Interest, ChangeLab Solutions, Consumer Federation of America, […]

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Cosponsor the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: kelly.horton@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Harmful but Legal: Take Action to Reduce Consumption of Added Sugars Contributing to National Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics Supported by: American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, California Center for Public Health Advocacy, Center for Science in the Public Interest, ChangeLab Solutions, Consumer Federation of America, […]

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LAST CALL: Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Help Eliminate Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: elizabeth.albertine@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2014 LAST CALL: DEADLINE TODAY at NOON Current Co-Signers: Reps. Rosa DeLauro, Ted Poe, Frank Wolf, Jim McDermott, John Larson, Leonard Lance, Juan Vargas, Randy Weber, Charles Rangel, Tony Cárdenas, Jackie Speier, Jim Moran, John Lewis, Lois Capps, Jim McGovern, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Gwen Moore, Louise Slaughter, […]

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DEADLINE AT NOON: Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Help Eliminate Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: elizabeth.albertine@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2014 DEADLINE TODAY at NOON Current Co-Signers: Reps. Rosa DeLauro, Ted Poe, Frank Wolf, Jim McDermott, John Larson, Leonard Lance, Juan Vargas, Randy Weber, Charles Rangel, Tony Cárdenas, Jackie Speier, Jim Moran, John Lewis, Lois Capps, Jim McGovern, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Gwen Moore, Louise Slaughter, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, […]

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Join Leading Higher Ed Organizations and Support H.R. 4643, the Bereaved Borrowers Bill of Rights

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: Kate.Craddock@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4643 Date: 7/18/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4643, the Bereaved Borrowers’ Bill of Rights Endorsed by the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Current Cosponsors: Eleanor Holmes Norton […]

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Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Help Eliminate Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: elizabeth.albertine@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Current Co-Signers: Reps. Rosa DeLauro, Ted Poe, Frank Wolf, Jim McDermott, John Larson, Leonard Lance, Juan Vargas, Randy Weber, Charles Rangel, Tony Cárdenas, Jackie Speier, Jim Moran, John Lewis, Lois Capps, Jim McGovern, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Gwen Moore, Louise Slaughter, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Sheila Jackson Lee, […]

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Report: Food Stamps Play Critical Role in Access to Healthy Food

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: brandon.honore@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Report: Food Stamps Play Critical Role in Access to Healthy Food Dear Colleague, As we reflect on the 50th Anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson’s declaration of “unconditional war on poverty in America,” we must recognize our moral responsibility to continue to champion the cause by ensuring […]

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AP Article: Food Stamp Program Plays Indispensable Role in Controlling Healthcare Cost

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: brandon.honore@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 AP Article: Food Stamp Program Plays Indispensable Role in Controlling Healthcare Cost Dear Colleague, You may recall that in November I invited Dr. Deborah Frank, founder and principal investigator of Children’s HealthWatch, a child health, nutrition, and development advocacy organization, to speak to Members of […]

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