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Update on Baltic Advocacy Days 2020

March 20, 2020

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and the Baltics

February 24, 2020

Baltic Advocacy Days 2020

February 21, 2020

Defense bill including support for Baltics passes House; awaits final approval

December 17, 2019

Statement on U.S. Sanctions Targeting Global corruption including Latvian oligarch

December 11, 2019

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April 15, 2019

On April 9, House Baltic Caucus co-chairmen Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced House Resolution 300 (H.Res. 300) to recognize the victims of Soviet and Nazi regimes. The resolution expresses “support for the designation of August 23, 2019, as Black Ribbon Day to recognize the victims of Soviet and Nazi regimes. The resolution was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.

JBANC welcomes the introduction of this legislation. An earlier “Black Ribbon Day” resolution was introduced by Rep. Shimkus in 2013 and g...

August 16, 2018

With JBANC’s Baltic Advocacy Week a few days away, now is the time to reach out to your Representative’s office.  Please refer to this guide if you have any questions about how to set up a meeting.

The House of Representatives is in recess and in their home districts for much of August.  Now is a perfect opportunity to meet with your members of Congress and discuss issues of importance to your community.  Your legislators want to hear from you - their constituents - and the issues impacting the district, state, and country.  Inviting your Repres...

August 10, 2018

Starting in ten days! Congressional In-District Advocacy Week August 20-24, 2018. Please contact #JBANC for talking points and other helpful resources. Also see: …. For more info, email:

July 19, 2017

WHAT: The Joint Baltic American National Committee, Inc. (JBANC) urges individuals and organizations concerned with Russia’s destabilizing and aggressive actions abroad to contact their congressional representatives. Urge your representative to advocate for a quick and resounding vote on the bill, S.722 “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017," which includes sanctions against Russia also.

WHEN: Contact your congressional representative offices NOW! With a possible vote looming in the House of Representatives in the very nea...

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