2019 Federal Legislative Agenda

Congress Watch Organizing Meeting

June 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Pressuring Mass. Reps. to Step Up for Peace Mass. Peace Action members and our allies are working to pressure Congress to support bills on nuclear war, Middle East wars, Korea, Venezuela, Palestine, military spending, and more. Our Federal Legislative Agenda is here. In a deep …

Prevent US military intervention in Venezuela

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act HR.1004 (Cicilline (D-RI)).  Cosponsors: McGovern, Moulton, Pressley, Keating, Trahan.  Total: 62 S.J.Res.11 (Merkley (D-OR)). Cosponsors: Total: 1 Introduced 02/06/2019 & 2/28/19 – These bills blocks funds for an intervention and prohibits the administration from taking military action without …

Directing the Removal of United States Armed Forces from Yemen H.J.Res 37 (Khanna (D-CA)). Cosponsors: McGovern, Kennedy, Clark, Moulton, Pressley. Total: 96.  Passed the House, Feb. 13, 2019, 248 – 177; all nine Massachusetts Reps. voted Yes, but Moulton and Keating also voted for an …

Support Diplomacy with North Korea

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Formal End to the Korean War H.Res 152- (Khanna (D-CA)) Cosponsors: Total: 25 This resolution is a call for a  formal end to the Korean War while also advocating for ongoing diplomacy.  MAPA Position: YES Keep Active U.S. Troops in Korea HR.889 (Gallagher (R-WI)). Cosponsors: Total: 8 …

No First Use and Restricting First Use

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

No First Use Policy H.R.921 (Smith (D-WA)). Cosponsors: McGovern. Total: 22 S.272 (Warren (D-MA)). Cosponsors: Markey. Total: 6 This act would declare that it is the policy of the U.S. not to use nuclear weapons first. MAPA Position: YES Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons …