Consumer Data Breaches Underscore the Need for Streamlined Notification: Cosponsor HR 3806, The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act

The number of cybersecurity incidents continues to rise and companies continue to have consumer data stolen from their networks.  Often, the notification to consumers about such breaches is slow and inconsistently executed across states. The breach of

Uber in which hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers is the most recent example.  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.
This breach follows
Equifax losing control of the highly sensitive personal and financial information of as many as 143 million Americans, throwing in stark relief the scope and damage that can be caused by these incidents. In the weeks since the Equifax breach was first revealed,
confusion has abounded among people wondering whether or not their data have been exposed and what Equifax knew when.

Read More

Support H.R. 4506 – Jobs for Tribes Act

Native Americans face barriers and challenges, such as lack of infrastructure and access to capital, which contribute to and compound the high rate of poverty and unemployment.  Aggravating these problems is the lack of parity in treatment of Indian tribes
as governmental entities under federal tax and other regulatory laws which has impeded tribes’ ability to benefit from other investment incentives accorded to state and local governmental entities.

Read More

H. Con. Res. 8, The Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of the Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution. This resolution will provide Members of Congress and the American people an annual update on the long-term financial health of the country. The Budget Committee has
included our resolution in their plan for budget process reform plan.

Read More

Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Stop SEC’s Climate Change Guidance

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague,   I ask that you co-sponsor H.R. 3502. This bill would direct the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to focus on its core mission – protecting investors, rather than diverting limited resources to issuing or enforcing dubious climate change guidance.   In early 2010, the […]

Read More

Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Stop SEC’s Climate Change Guidance

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague,   I ask that you co-sponsor H.R. 3502. This bill would direct the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to focus on its core mission – protecting investors, rather than diverting limited resources to issuing or enforcing dubious climate change guidance.   In early 2010, the […]

Read More

Consumer Data Breaches Underscore the Need for Streamlined Notification: Cosponsor HR 3806, The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act

The number of cybersecurity incidents continues to rise and companies continue to have consumer data stolen from their networks.  Often, the notification to consumers about such breaches is slow and inconsistently executed across states. The breach of

Uber in which hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers is the most recent example.  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.
This breach follows
Equifax losing control of the highly sensitive personal and financial information of as many as 143 million Americans, throwing in stark relief the scope and damage that can be caused by these incidents. In the weeks since the Equifax breach was first revealed,
confusion has abounded among people wondering whether or not their data have been exposed and what Equifax knew when.

Read More