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Rep. Johnson Introduces Resolution to Support International Decade for People of African Descent
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- Rep. Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 713) "supporting the goals and ideals of the designation of January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2024, as the International Decade for People of African Descent."

The resolution was introduced on Jan. 25 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., John Lewis, D-Ga., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., James McGovern, D-Mass., David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Yvette Clarke, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Aderholt Introduces Resolution on Joint Session of Congress
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- Rep. Robert B. Aderholt, R-Ala., has introduced a concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 101) "providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President."

The resolution was introduced on Jan. 25.

For more information, contact Rep. Robert Aderholt at 235 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4876; or in the district offices at 205 4th Ave., N.E., Ste. 104, Cullman, AL 35055; 256/734-6043; 600 Broad St., Ste. 107, Gadsden, AL 35901; 256/546-0201; 1710 Alabama Ave., Ste. 247, Jasper, AL 35501; 205/221-2310; Shoals District Office, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Cummings Introduces Federal Labor-Management Partnership Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., has introduced the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Act (H.R. 4878) to establish the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Council.

The bill was introduced on Jan. 25 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska. It was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4878/text.

For more information, contact Rep. Elijah Cummings at 2163 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4741; or in the ... Show Full Article

Rep. Granger Introduces DoD Appropriations Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, has introduced the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 4877) "making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 25. It was jointly referred to the House Appropriations and Budget committees.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4877/text.

For more information, contact Rep. Kay Granger at 1026 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5071; or in the district office ... Show Full Article

Rep. Blunt-Rochester Introduces Bill on Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 -- Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., has introduced legislation (H.R. 4880) to "revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System units in Delaware."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 25. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4880/text.

For more information, contact Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester at 1123 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4165; or in the district office at 1105 N., Market St., Ste. ... Show Full Article

Rep. Crowley Introduces Resolution to Elect House Committee Member
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 709) "electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives."

The resolution was introduced on Jan. 21.

The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-resolution/709/text.

For more information, contact Rep. Joseph Crowley at 1035 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3965; or in the district offices at 82-11 37th Ave., Ste. 402, Queens, NY 11372; 718/779-1400; 2800 Bruckner Blvd., Ste. 201, Bronx, ... Show Full Article

Del. Holmes Norton Introduces Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., has introduced the Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act (H.R. 4875) "to provide for the compensation of Federal contractor employees that may be placed on unpaid leave as a result of the Federal Government shutdown."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22. It was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4875/text.

For more information, contact Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton at 2136 Rayburn House Office ... Show Full Article