Uber Hack Underscores Need for Data Breach Notification: Cosponsor HR 3806, the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act

Late last week we learned that hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber customers and drivers, the latest development
in a litany of breaches that underscore the ongoing challenges we face in protecting consumer information.  Consumer notification about such breaches is often slow and inconsistently executed across states.  In Uber’s case, the ride sharing service concealed
the details of the breach for more than a year, even paying the attackers a significant sum to remain silent.

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Tomorrow: Briefing on Apprenticeships

As the sponsors of the PARTNERS Act, we write to draw your attention to an invitation you may have already received from the National Skills Coalition and National Fund for Workforce Solutions
to attend the Expanding Apprenticeship through Industry Partnerships briefing on Thursday, November 30th from 11:00am-12:00pm in Congressional Meeting Room North.

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Cosponsor the SNAP Simplification for the Elderly Act

The elderly population in the United States is expected to rise significantly in the next 2 decades. Unfortunately, many of these individuals live on fixed incomes, are disabled, and struggle with poverty. Several entitlement programs exist to support our
most vulnerable, but take-up rates among the elderly and disabled are particularly low. Various application processes, an array of certification requirements, and the number of federal and state agencies involved throughout entitlement program receipt contribute
to low utilization.

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Areawide Integrated Pest Management Act of 2017

In support of our nation’s farmers, ranchers, dairymen, and land managers in their battle to protect crops, livestock, and forest areas from invasive species and other pests, I invite you to be an original cosponsor of the Areawide Integrated Pest Management
(AIPM) Act of 2017.

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