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Put some muscle behind Congressional Oversight. Eliminate wasteful, redundant and inefficient spending.

April 30, 2014

From: The Honorable Doug Collins Sent By: Joel.Katz@mail.house.gov Date: 4/30/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor of the Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies (CARFA) Original Cosponsors: Bishop (UT), Chabot, Meadows, Messer Dear Colleague: Next week I will introduce the Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies (CARFA) Act. If enacted, this […]

Mental Health No Stigma- Deadline May 2

April 29, 2014

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: kc.jaski@mail.house.gov Date: 4/29/2014 Help stop mental health stigma! Co-sponsor the bipartisan Mental Health No Stigma Week resolution Supported by: Alliance for Children and Families, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Dance Therapy Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association, American Mental […]

Urge HHS to protect the rights of vulnerable small businesses and the Medicare patients that rely on their services

April 29, 2014

As you may know, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA), which administers appeal hearings for the Medicare program, recently announced that it would suspend the ability of providers to have their appeals heard by an administrative law judge (ALJ).

Support the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act

April 28, 2014

From: The Honorable Don Young Sent By: alex.ortiz@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3110 Date: 4/28/2014 Dear Colleague, I urge you to support H.R. 3110, the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act, when the House considers it under suspension today. This bill will allow for a culturally-important subsistence harvest for residents of Hoonah, a small community in […]

Vote YES on Fleming Amendment

April 15, 2014

From: The Honorable John Fleming Sent By: katie.doherty@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 Uphold the Rule of Law Support the Fleming Amendment Dear Colleague, Please join me in supporting the Fleming amendment that stops the U.S. Department of Treasury from implementing February 2014 guidance, BSA Expectations Regarding Marijuana-Related Businesses. Instead of issuing guidance to reinforce federal anti-money laundering statues, the […]

The Student Loan Fair Prepayment Act

April 11, 2014

From: The Honorable Susan A. Davis Sent By: michelle.basile@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4236 Date: 4/11/2014 The Student Loan Fair Prepayment Act Recognized by U.S. News and World Report Susan Davis’s Student Loan Fair Prepayment Act was recognized by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top five bills that could potentially affect student loan borrowers of yesterday, today and […]

Become an Original Cosponsor: Resume International Adoptions in DRC

April 11, 2014

From: The Honorable Collin C. Peterson Sent By: natalie.winters@mail.house.gov Date: 4/11/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor Resume International Adoptions in DRC Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me and cosponsor a House Resolution addressing the suspension of exit permit issuances for adopted children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As you know, adoptions from the Democratic […]

Job Corps and the Rule of Two

April 11, 2014

From: The Honorable Ed Whitfield Sent By: melissa.buchanan@mail.house.gov Date: 4/11/2014 Closing Today: Job Corps and DOL’s Implementation of the “Rule of Two” Dear Colleague, We invite you to join us in sending a letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, regarding the Department of Labor’s (DOL) current implementation of the “Rule of Two” in awarding Job […]

Help Build Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure

April 10, 2014

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: madeleine.pike@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3978 Date: 4/10/2014 Help Build Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Cosponsor H.R. 3978: the New Opportunities for Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Financing Act Current Cosponsors: Carson, Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, McCollum, Blumenauer, Norton, Tierney, Price, Connolly, Bustos, Lowenthal, Enyart, Lofgren, McGovern, Lujan, Doyle, Lee, Bennie Thompson, O’Rourke, […]

Time to Reform the Penalties for Unintentional Stark Law Violations

April 10, 2014

From: The Honorable Charles W. Boustany, Jr. Sent By: mike.thompson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3776 Date: 4/10/2014 Time to Reform the Penalties for Unintentional Stark Law Violations Dear Colleague: Each year, the hospitals in your district dedicate significant resources and thousands of dollars to avoid unintentional violations of the Stark Law. These “paper work-type violations,” which typically come […]