Results for the tag Thomas J. Rooney

CNA Briefing on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and National Security

Sending Office: Honorable Thomas J. Rooney Sent By: Sarah.Callaway@mail.house.gov     CNA Briefing on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and National Security: 6/4/2018 10:00:00 AM – 6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM 121 Cannon HOB

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Last Call: FY19 Citrus Caucus Appropriations Request Letter

The Citrus Caucus Co-Chairs are sending the below letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Bishop requesting programmatic funds and report language for the Fiscal Year 19 Agriculture Appropriations bill.

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Support Funding for Lupus Research

As the four co-chairs of the Congressional Lupus Caucus, we write to ask you to join us in sending the attached letter to the Committee on Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Nita Lowey in support of programmatic funding for the
National Lupus Patient Registry at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the
National Lupus Training, Outreach & Clinical Trial Program at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and for the
Lupus Research Program under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs at the Department of Defense
for FY2019.

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Join the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

As competition for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games begins today, we have another opportunity to cheer on America’s finest athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games.  As with every Olympics and Paralympics, we are preparing to watch these remarkable
men and women who have worked and sacrificed in order to achieve the dream of representing the United States on the world stage.  While we will always cheer on our athletes from afar, we can also support Team USA and the Olympic and Paralympic movement right
here in Washington, D.C.

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Join the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

As competition for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games begins today, we have another opportunity to cheer on America’s finest athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games. As with every Olympics and Paralympics, we are preparing to watch these remarkable
men and women who have worked and sacrificed in order to achieve the dream of representing the United States on the world stage. While we will always cheer on our athletes from afar, we can also support Team USA and the Olympic and Paralympic movement right
here in Washington, D.C.

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Closing Today: Cosponsor the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act, H.R. 506

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of the bipartisan “Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act,” H.R. 506, which seeks to close an existing loophole in federal law and give authorities an additional tool to use against criminals who are committing fraud
in connection with veterans’ benefits.

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Last Chance: Cosponsor H.R. 506, the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act and Protect Veterans from Fraud

We invite you to be a co-sponsor of the bipartisan “Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act,” H.R. 506, which seeks to close an existing loophole in federal law and give authorities an additional tool to use against criminals who are committing fraud in connection
with veterans’ benefits.

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Cosponsor H.Res.467 calling for a UN arms embargo on South Sudan

In the three and a half years since the onset of South Sudan’s brutal civil war, well over 50,000 people have been killed and nearly 4 million people have been displaced, both internally and as refugees that have fled to neighboring countries. Despite the
government of South Sudan’s public commitments to allow humanitarian assistance into the country, life-saving aid is continually blocked and people are starving every day as a result.

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Support Tom Rooney/Stephanie Murphy/Kinzinger/Sean Patrick Maloney/Walz Amendment (#424)

As a group comprised of Army and Air Force veterans and members of the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors, we request your support of our bipartisan amendment to sustain Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ policy establishing the terms under
which U.S. service academy graduate athletes can fulfill their service commitment and pursue a professional sports opportunity.

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