Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: holly.bullard@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Cosign Letter to President Urging Higher Priority for Rural Development Current Co-Signers: Rep. Blumenauer, Rep. Bonamici, Rep. Brown, Rep. Brownley, Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Bustos, Rep. Capps, Rep. Cartwright, Rep. Christensen, Rep. Clay, Rep. Cleaver, Rep. Courtney, Rep. Costa, Rep. DeFazio, Rep. DelBene, Rep. Ellison, Rep. Engel, Rep. […]

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Join the House Recycling Caucus

From: The Honorable John Shimkus Sent By: Christian.LaBella@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague: Chances are that when you think about recycling, you think of the bright blue bins scattered throughout our offices or of collecting newspapers, bottles, and cans at home and putting them out on the curb.  Recycling is much bigger than just the bin, in fact, […]

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Honor Women’s Contributions to Our Nation

From: The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney Sent By: lauren.shapiro@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 863 Date: 7/10/2014 Cosponsor the National Woman’s History Museum Commission Act of 2013 (H.R. 863) Dear Colleague, We invite you to cosponsor the National Woman’s History Museum Commission Act of 2013, H.R. 863, which establishes a bipartisan Commission to study and make proposals on the building […]

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Cosponsor the Internet Tax Freedom Act

From: The Honorable Steve Chabot Sent By: stephen.denis@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3086 Date: 7/10/2014 Cosponsor the Internet Tax Freedom Act  Dear Colleague: We urge you to join us in support of legislation to make permanent the Internet Tax Freedom Act.  Distinguishable from the more complicated issue of Internet sales tax legislation, H.R. 3086 will permanently keep access to […]

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Help to Reduce Food Deserts: Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: michael.fulton@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3015 Date: 7/9/2014 Cosponsor the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Cosponsor: Rush Dear Colleague, I urge you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 3015, the Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas. This bill would provide tax incentives for the establishment of supermarkets in empowerment zones and formerly […]

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2014 Mileage Reimbursement Rates

From: The Committee on House Administration Sent By: Alyssa.Hinman@mail.house.gov Date: 7/9/2014 Dear Colleague: Please be advised that effective immediately, the following revised General Services Administration’s (GSA) mileage reimbursement rates apply for government travel via privately owned or leased vehicles (POVs) in support of official business. The new maximum per-mile rates are: Automobile ….. not to exceed ….. […]

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2014 Conference and Caucus Retreats

From: The Committee on House Administration Sent By: Alyssa.Hinman@mail.house.gov Date: 7/9/2014 Dear Colleague: The Committee’s regulations governing the use of the Members’ Representational Allowance (MRA), prohibit the use of official funds for travel expenses (transportation to/from, lodging, meals, and incidentals) incurred by Members and staff to attend the Republican Conference Retreat (January 29-31) or the Democratic Caucus […]

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Support Student Privacy – Cosponsor the Protecting Education Privacy Act

From: The Honorable Blaine Luetkemeyer Sent By: trey.mckenzie@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3604 Date: 7/9/2014 An issue as serious as student privacy policy requires an open and honest debate that brings together all stakeholders. Parents and educators deserve a thoughtful conversation about the perils and potential merits of expanding data use in education. However, this debate should not just […]

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Cosponsor the No Bailouts for Insurance Industry Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Mike Coffman Sent By: mike.cosio@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3812 Date: 7/9/2014 Cosponsor the No Bailouts for Insurance Industry Act of 2014 Dear Colleague, On Tuesday, I introduced H.R. 3812, the No Bailouts for Insurance Industry Act of 2014, which very simply repeals sections 1341 and 1342 of the so-called Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. Section […]

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Support Teacher Professional Development in STEM

From: The Honorable Elizabeth H. Esty Sent By: laura.maloney@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3243 Date: 7/8/2014 Cosponsor the Supporting Teachers and Enhancing Manufacturing (STEM) Jobs Act, H.R. 3243 Support Teacher Professional Development in STEM Endorsed by the National Education Association, National Science Teachers Association, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Dear Colleague, STEM education is critical to […]

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