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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Hold ICE Accountable and Enforce the Will of the People

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: maryanne.ludwig@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3732 Date: 1/13/2014 Dear Colleague: Last March, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, which contained language to defund the “illegal alien lobbyist” position within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This Public Advocate acted as a lobbyist for […]

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Support the Release of FDA User Fees from the Sequester

From: The Honorable Leonard Lance Sent By: molly.mcdonnell@mail.house.gov Date: 1/3/2014 Support the Release of FDA User Fees from the Sequester Dear Colleague, We invite you to join us in signing a bipartisan letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting the release of the Fiscal Year 2013 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees […]

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