Sign the Bipartisan Letter on Recent Flood Risk Executive Order

From: The Honorable Rod Blum Sent By: peter.mihalick@mail.house.gov Date: 4/16/2015 Deadline: COB Tomorrow Current Signatories: Blum, Loebsack, Wagner, LaMalfa, Jenkins(KS), Zinke, Marino, Westerman, Harper, Boustany, Young(IA), Abraham, Davis (IL), Denham, Gosar, Ratcliffe, Bustos, Richmond Dear Colleague: On January 30, 2015, President Obama issued Executive Order 13690, “Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a […]

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Support Fully Funding the CFTC Through User Fees

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: arjun.malhotra@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2015 Current cosponsors (7): Courtney, Welch, Waters, Holmes Norton, Hastings Schakowsky, Ellison Dear Colleague, With the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Congress gave the CFTC new authority to curb speculation and regulate the risky financial transactions that caused the […]

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Support Folic Acid Fortification in 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

From: The Honorable Peter J. Roskam Sent By: jeff.billman@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2015 ***Deadline Extended*** COB 5/01/15 Supporters American Bakers Association, Spina Bfida Association Cosigners: Rodney Davis (IL-13), Joseph Pitts (PA-16), Tim Walberg (MI-07), Bob Dold (IL-10), Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Ted Poe (TX-02), David Rouzer (NC-07), David Valadao (CA-21), Kevin Yoder (KS-03), Dr. Andy […]

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Protect Port and Airport Related Jobs

From: The Honorable Frederica S. Wilson Sent By: Kyle.Johnson@mail.house.gov Date: 3/20/2015 Require the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Proposed Rule to Increase Agricultural Quarantine and Inspection Fees to Undergo Negotiated Rulemaking *This is a Language Request* Closing TODAY, Friday, March 20 Bipartisan cosponsors: Frederica S. Wilson, Mario Diaz-Balart, Corrine Brown, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Kevin Cramer, […]

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Prevent Toxic Air Pollution by Joining the BREATHE ACT as an Original Cosponsor

From: The Honorable Jared Polis Sent By: Jennifer.George-Nichol@mail.house.gov Date: 3/17/2015 114th Congress Cosponsors (41): Blumenauer, Capps, Cartwright, Castor, Clark, Connolly, DeFazio, DeGette, Edwards, Ellison, Eshoo, Farr, Grayson, Grijalva, Honda, Huffman, Keating, Kuster, Langevin, Lee, Lofgren, Lowenthal, Maloney, Meng, Nadler, Norton, Peters, Pingree, Pocan, Price, Quigley, Rangel, Sarbanes, Schakowsky, Schiff, Slaughter, Swalwell, Takano, Tonko, Tsongas, Van […]

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Help More Children Start the School Day with Breakfast

From: The Honorable Gwen Moore Sent By: izmira.aitch@mail.house.gov Date: 3/14/2015 Help More Children Start the School Day With Breakfast ***Programmatic Appropriations Request*** Sign-on Deadline: Thursday, March 19th COB Support FY 2016 funding to help schools serve breakfast to more eligible children Dear Colleague, Please join me in urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture to provide […]

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Threat of antibiotic resistance highlighted by CBS / The Hill

Globally, infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria are larger public health problem than HIV/AIDS or even Ebola. Despite the scale of this crisis, these “superbugs” are too often ignored. This week, CBS Newspath distributed a story about the uptick in antibiotic-resistant infections and what we can do to stop them. The story has already aired in over 30 markets as of this morning.

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Threat of antibiotic resistance highlighted by CBS / The Hill

From: The Honorable Louise McIntosh Slaughter Sent By: clayton.cox@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1150 Date: 11/21/2014 Dear Colleague, Globally, infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria are larger public health problem than HIV/AIDS or even Ebola. Despite the scale of this crisis, these “superbugs” are too often ignored. This week, CBS Newspath distributed a story about the uptick […]

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USDA’s APHIS AQI Fee Increases

PORTS Caucus Staffers,

The Congressional PORTS Caucus cordially invites staff to attend an upcoming briefing on U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) rulemaking to increase the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection (AQI) fees.

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