Help Our Food Banks

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: kellie.adesina@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2015 Dear Colleague: I invite you to join a bipartisan effort to support our nation’s food banks by sending a letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to once again use his administrative authorities to distribute existing funding to purchase The Emergency Food Assistance Program […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 414, the Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act

From: The Honorable Bill Huizenga Sent By: marliss.mcmanus@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 414 Date: 7/22/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 414, the Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act Dear Colleague: Under Dodd-Frank, Section 953(b) requires all publicly traded companies to calculate and disclose for each filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission the median annual total compensation of all employees of […]

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DEADLINE MONDAY-Oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/17/2015 Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s low income savers. […]

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Support H.R. 3047, the Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Act

From: The Honorable David Rouzer Sent By: kyle.sanders@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3047 Date: 7/15/2015 Require Welfare Recipients to Undergo Drug Testing. Cosponsor H.R. 3047, the Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Act. Dear Colleague, As a North Carolina state senator I supported entitlement reform that reduced the role of the federal government and focused on accountability of […]

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Bipartisan NO Vote on Short-Term Transportation Extension

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: kelly.allen@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3038 Date: 7/15/2015 Dear Colleague, Today, the House will vote yet again on a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund. This time, we will keep America’s highway program alive for only five months. And, we will pay for it in part by collecting a […]

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Sign a letter to oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2015 Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s low income savers. […]

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Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development: OPPOSE H.R 308

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: daniel.torrez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 308 Date: 7/10/2015 Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development OPPOSE H.R 308 Dear Colleague, As Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, I write to ask that you oppose H.R 308, the deceptively titled “Keep the Promise Act of 2015.” […]

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