Introducing TODAY: Resolution Calling for Hearings after Moments of Silence

Each time it happens, we go through the same exact routine. Americans lose their lives to a senseless act of gun violence, and what do we do next? We offer thoughts and prayers, call for a short moment of silence, then resume voting and addressing our committees.
Congress does nothing to solve what is at the heart of these moments of silence. Americans want to know: “What has Congress done to protect Americans from gun violence?”

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Cosponsor Resolution to Follow Moments of Silence with Action (Deadline: Thursday COB)

Each time it happens, we go through the same exact routine. Americans lose their lives to a senseless act of gun violence, and what do we do next? We offer thoughts and prayers, call for a short moment of silence, then resume voting and addressing our committees.
Congress does nothing to solve what is at the heart of these moments of silence. Americans want to know: “What has Congress done to protect Americans from gun violence?”

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Reduce Youth Gang Violence, Support H.R. 1924

Sending Office: Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Anna.Hevia@mail.house.gov Help non-profit organizations and states prevent gang violence before it begins Support H.R. 1924, the Community-Based Gang Intervention Act (Ed & Workforce) Cosponsors: Reps. Yvette Clarke, Steve Cohen, Elijah Cummings, Hank Johnson, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Sean Patrick Maloney, Jamie Raskin, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Jose Serrano, Louise Slaughter, Juan […]

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Stop sentencing children to die in prison, support H.Res. 250

ending Office: Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Anna.Hevia@mail.house.gov End life without parole sentences for children, support H.Res. 250 The United States is the only country in the world that routinely sentences children to die in prison. Dear Colleague, Please join me in cosponsoring a resolution to eliminate life without parole sentences for children (H.Res.250). The […]

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Keep Kids Out of Solitary, Support H.R. 1926

Sending Office: Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Anna.Hevia@mail.house.gov Cosponsor the Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act (H.R. 1926) Dear Colleague, Last year, thanks to intense pressure from advocates all around the country, President Obama banned the use of solitary confinement for children in federal prisons. Please join me in cosponsoring the Protecting Youth from Solitary […]

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Stop Kids from Going To Jail for Skipping School, Support H.R. 1885

Sending Office: Cardenas, Tony Sent By: Anna.Hevia@mail.house.gov Don’t Let Kids Go To Jail for Skipping School Committee on Education and Workforce House Cosponsors: Reps. Steve Cohen, Elijah Cummings, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Luis Gutierrez, Ro Khanna, Sean Patrick Maloney, Gwen Moore, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jamie Raskin, Juan Vargas. Senate Sponsors: Senator Bob Casey, Senator Rand Paul. […]

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Become an Original Cosponsor of a Resolution Recognizing April as National Stress Awareness Month

Sending Office: Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Andy.Vargas@mail.house.gov Become an Original Cosponsor of a Resolution Recognizing April as National Stress Awareness Month Dear Colleague, Please join me as an original cosponsor of a resolution (language below) recognizing April as Stress Awareness Month. Today’s fast-paced work environment has created significantly more on-the-job stress than there was […]

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