Administrative:President’s FY 2018 Budget

The President’s FY 2018 Budget is now available both online and through a mobile web application by the Government Publishing Office (GPO).  To view or download a copy please visit GPO’s website

here or access it on your mobile device
here.

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Support COPS Hiring Program in FY17

  From: The Honorable Marcy Kaptur Sent By: jenny.perrino@mail.house.gov Date: 10/31/2016 Support COPS Hiring Program in FY17 Deadline: Nov. 8, 2016 Dear Colleague, Please join us in supporting our Fiscal Year (FY) 17 funding of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP) to, at a minimum, match the FY16 enacted level […]

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Security Reminder during the August Recess

During the August District Work period, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the significance of maintaining an enhanced security awareness of your surroundings. As with any other District Work Period, should you notice anything that seems unusual or out of place, please do not hesitate to contact either the U.S. Capitol Police or the Office of the Sergeant at Arms. That said, as always, in the event of an immediate emergency, dial 911.

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First Quarter 2016 Statement of Disbursements

The electronic version of the Statement of Disbursements (SOD) for the first quarter of 2016 will be posted to House.gov on Friday, May 27 at noon. This edition of the SOD details payments disbursed from official allowances during January, February, and March of 2016.

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Committee Regulation Modernization

On March 16, 2016, the Committee on House Administration adopted a number of regulation changes to modernize the Members’ Handbook, the Committee Handbook, and the Guide to Outfitting and Maintaining an Office of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Information Regarding the Closure of the Metrorail System on March 16th, 2016

In light of the recent announcement by the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority that Metrorail will be closed for the entirety of Wednesday, March 16, 2016 for safety checks, the Committee would like to remind offices of its regulations including provisions permitting the reimbursement of commuting expenses in extraordinary circumstances. Based on the facts and circumstances of the closure, and the diminished availability of public transit, the Committee will permit each employing authority to provide reimbursement for commuting expenses for employees on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the discretion of the Member or employing authority.

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Lunchtime Lenten Prayer Services starts today

You and your staff are invited to join me on the Tuesdays and Thursdays of the Lenten season for a brief (15 minute) time of scripture reading, reflection and prayer. We begin today at 12:30 pm in 1539 LHOB. Thursday we will meet at 12:30 pm in the Ford Building in Room 301.

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