Support H.R. 1416 Cancer Patient Protection Act

From: The Honorable Renee L. Ellmers Sent By: rebecca.alcorn@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1416 Date: 5/14/2015 Current Co-Sponsors include: Blackburn, Buchanan, Frelinghuysen, Israel Dear Colleague: Please join me in cosponsoring urgent legislation for cancer patients. The Cancer Patient Protection Act (H.R. 1416) stops the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from inappropriately applying the sequester cut […]

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Oppose Blumenauer Amendment #32 to NDAA

From: The Honorable Mike Rogers Sent By: whitney.verett@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1735 Date: 5/14/2015 Oppose Blumenauer Amendment #32 to NDAA Dear Colleague, We write to urge you to vote “NO” on amendment #32 offered by Rep. Blumenauer on H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. Although the sponsors of this amendment […]

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Become an Original Cosponsor of the Bipartisan No Welfare for Weed Act

From: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Sent By: jeff.small@mail.house.gov Date: 5/13/2015 Deadline to be an original is 6pm on Thursday, May 14. Original Cosponsors so far: Ann Kirkpatrick, Ken Buck, Trent Franks and Doug LaMalfa Dear Colleague, We invite you to become an original cosponsor of the No Welfare for Weed Act. Last July, Health […]

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Protect Children from Identity Theft

From: The Honorable James R. Langevin Sent By: Livia.shmavonian@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1703 Date: 4/23/2015 Dear Colleague: When a child’s name and Social Security number are obtained through a cyber-breach or otherwise, they can be used by thieves to obtain credit in that child’s name. I invite you to read a recent article by Ron Lieber […]

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Help Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse at GSA

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: Jon.Toomey@mail.house.gov Date: 4/22/2015 Dear Colleague: I write today regarding important legislation to continue our efforts combatting waste, fraud, and abuse at the General Services Administration (GSA), and I urge you to cosponsor this bill. GSA has a long history of mismanaging taxpayer funds, from elaborate kickback schemes arranged […]

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Help Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse at GSA

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: maryanne.ludwig@mail.house.gov Date: 3/31/2015 Supported by the National Taxpayers Union Dear Colleague: I write today regarding important legislation to continue our efforts combatting waste, fraud, and abuse at the General Services Administration (GSA), and I urge you to cosponsor this bill. GSA has a long history of mismanaging taxpayer […]

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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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How Initiatives to Reduce Fraud in Federal Health Care Programs Affect the Budget

Observers often cite fraud as an important contributor to high health care spending, particularly in federal programs. This report describes how CBO estimates the budgetary effects of legislative proposals to reduce fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and how those estimates are used in the Congressional budget process. What Is […]

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

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 […]

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