Thanks to the amazing efforts of advocates – great things are happening in D.C.!
Senate Dear Colleague Letter:
In fact – in direct response to a visit by his constituents, Senator Grassley has agreed to be the Republican Co-Author of the Senate Dear Colleague Letter with Senator Dick Durbin! We are expecting the letter to be circulated to all the Senate offices by the end of this week. Stay tuned for a call to action to alert your Senators.
House Dear Colleague Letter:
The list of signers to the House Dear Colleague Letter, keeps growing, too.
We’d like to send a shout out to:
- Adam Schiff (D – CA28) Lead Author
- Gus Bilirakis (R – FL12) Co-Author
- Raul Grijavia (D – AZ3)
- Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
- James McGovern (D- MA2)
- Yvett Clarke (D-NY9)
- Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12)
- Charles Rangel (D-NY13)
- Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX18)
If your member is on this list, be sure to reach out and say thank you. If not, check out our Legislative Champions List for the latest update. You can also remind your member to sign be sending an email, tweet or Facbook post:
Take action next week:
We are planning an Action Alert – Dear Colleague Advocacy Day for next week so we can join together, once again, and ask our Members in both the House and Senate to sign the letter. Stay tuned for this important opportunity to follow-up with our legislators!