Oppose attempts to undermine National Ocean Policy

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: whitney.bernstein@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4923 Date: 7/10/2014 Dear Colleague: I urge you to oppose a potential Flores Amendment to HR 4923, FY15 Energy and Water appropriations bill, or any other attempt to undermine the National Ocean Policy (NOP). This amendment would prevent state- and regional-level coordination of ocean resource use […]

Read More

Support Gosar Amendment #1. Prevent DOE from Spending Taxpayer $ on a New, Duplicative Climate Model Development program

From: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Sent By: jeff.small@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 Support Gosar Amendment (#1) to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act Supported by: the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste, the American Conservative Union, Eagle Forum, and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance. Dear Colleague, I ask that you join me in supporting Gosar Amendment #1 H.R. 4923 – Energy and […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

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. DeFazio, Rep. DelBene, Rep. Ellison, Rep. Engel, Rep. Enyart, Rep. […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Heritage Foundation: Essential Health Benefits is Worst Regulation of 2013

From: The Honorable Renee L. Ellmers Sent By: mitchell.vakerics@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3450 Date: 7/10/2014 According to the Heritage Foundation, the “essential” health benefits mandate is the worst regulation of 2013.  Heritage reports, “Finalized early in 2013, these rules—a key part of the Obamacare health insurance scheme—imposed coverage requirements for individual health insurance policies. Required services for […]

Read More

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 ….. […]

Read More

Oppose H.R. 2279, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013

From: The Honorable Adam Smith Sent By: Paul.Hoover@mail.house.gov Date: 7/9/2014 Oppose H.R. 2279, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013 Legislation Would Adversely Impact DOD’s Cleanup Budget and Activities Dear Colleagues: We write to express our serious concerns about the negative impact that H.R. 2279, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013, will have on […]

Read More

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: 7/8/2014 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 […]

Read More