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January 26, 2010

Over the last year, Episcopalians from across the country have advocated for reform of our health care system and urged Congress to pass a comprehensive plan to provide quality, affordable health care for all Americans. There are some who...

January 26, 2010

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Secretary Janet Napolitano U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 Dear President Obama and Secretary Napolitano:...

January 26, 2010

The Honorable Timothy Geithner Secretary of the Treasury Dear Mr. Secretary: We are grateful for the US government’s efforts to date to mobilize emergency assistance for disaster relief in Haiti. We are writing today to bring to...

January 22, 2010

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: As senior leaders of major communities of faith, we express our appreciation for the strong leadership you demonstrated at...

January 21, 2010

As Congress gets back into gear for the spring, we wanted to give you an update on some of the issues that we will be watching and that you can expect to see in future EPPN Alerts. DOMESTIC POLICY Federal Jobs Bill: The House of...

January 19, 2010

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator, As communities and people of faith, we are called to protect and serve God’s great Creation and work for justice for all of God’s people. We believe that the United...

January 13, 2010

The Honorable Hillary Clinton U.S. Department of State Washington, DC 20520 The Honorable Janet Napolitano U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528 Dear Secretary Clinton and Secretary Napolitano, On...

January 7, 2010

Congressman Luis Gutierrez 2266 Rayburn Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Gutierrez, The Interfaith Immigration Coalition thanks you for your leadership on immigration reform and applauds you for introducing the...

December 16, 2009

Where is the Office of Government Relations located? The Office of Government Relations (OGR) is located in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill in the historic United Methodist Building.  In 1916, the...

December 15, 2009

The Episcopal Church welcomes the introduction of HR 4321 "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America 's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009" introced by Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL). The introduction of a...

December 4, 2009

The undersigned religious and religiously affiliated organizations urge the Senate to support comprehensive, quality health care reform that maintains the current Senate language on abortion services. We believe that it is our social...

December 3, 2009

This week, the world commemorates World AIDS Day, a remembrance of the 25 million people who have lost their lives to the pandemic since 1981, and an occasion to recommit to advocacy for a world without AIDS. In her message for Word AIDS...

November 25, 2009

Dear President Obama: We write to you as leaders of faith and faith-based organizations, from across the United States and around the world, to express our deep concern about proposed flat funding for the President’s Emergency...

November 25, 2009

Senator Patrick J. Leahy Russell Senate Office Building, SR-433 Washington, DC 20510-4502 Fax: (202) 224-3479 Senator Daniel K. Akaka Hart Senate Office Building, SH-141 Washington, DC 20510-1103 Fax: (202) 224-2126 Senator...

November 25, 2009

Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand Russell Senate Office Building, SR-478 Washington, DC 20510-3203 Fax: (202) 228-0282 Senator Robert Menendez Hart Senate Office Building, SH-528 Washington, DC 20510-3001 Fax: (202) 228-2197...

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