All 435 representatives are preparing to vote on whether to end the Medicaid program as we know it and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Call your members of Congress today to urge them to vote no on the American Health Care Act.
Cutting diplomacy and development will damage global security and American leadership aboard. Now is actually the time to increase investments in the prevention of violent conflict, atrocities, and genocide.
Responding to a marked increase in hate crimes within the United States over the past several years, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Don Beyer have introduced legislation to improve governmental responses to these crimes on the federal and state levels.
The U.S. Congress is pivotal to national and global efforts to meet the challenge of climate disruption. However, for Congress to be part of the solution, leadership is needed from members of both political parties.
On March 15th, 17 House Republicans – led by Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), and Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-6) – reintroduced the Republican Climate Resolution. Many organizations support this resolution, which affirms that climate change is real, human-caused, and needs to be addressed by Congress.
We continue to mourn the loss of David Culp, extraordinary friend and colleague. Please join the Friends Committee on National Legislation for a memorial meeting in the manner of Friends to honor David’s life.
President Trump’s recently released budget proposal includes a $3
billion supplemental funding request for the Department of Homeland
Security for current fiscal year 2017. This supplemental money would
begin fulfilling the January 25 immigration executive orders to create a
deportation force, expand detention, and further militarize border
Safety for Syrians and security for everyone can only be won by non-military means
With so many Syrian civilians’ lives caught in the balance between
myriad military powers and militias, actors interested in peace should
press for a political solution to the conflict. Congress should exercise its constitutionally ordained role in exerting oversight of the executive branch to press for a non-military path forward in Syria.
President Donald Trump today proposed a budget that would diminish government by cutting programs that serve people in every community while pouring tens of billions of dollars into the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.