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Rep. Clarke Introduces Resolution to Support Black Women's Health Week
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 583) "expressing support for the designation of the last week in October as Black Women's Health Week."

The resolution was introduced on Oct. 24. It was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-resolution/583/text.

For more information about this resolution, contact Rep. Yvette Clarke in Washington at 2058 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-6231; or in ... Show Full Article

Rep. Bishop Introduces Bill to Recognize Crew of USS Indianapolis
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 -- Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4107) to "award a Congressional gold medal, collectively, to the crew of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, in recognition their perseverance, their bravery, and their service to the nation."

The bill was introduced on Oct. 24 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., Adrian Smith, R-Neb., and Paul Gosar, R-Ariz. The legislation was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information about this legislation, contact Rep. Mike Bishop in Washington ... Show Full Article

Rep. Brat Introduces Resolution on Balanced Budget Amendment to U.S. Constitution
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., has introduced a joint resolution (H.J.Res. 119) "proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States."

The resolution was introduced on Oct. 23 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Scott Desjarlais, R-Tenn., Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss., F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis., Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Morgan Griffith, R-Va., Mike Bishop, R-Mich., Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Buddy Carter, R-Ga., Daniel Webster, R-Fla., and John Katko, ... Show Full Article