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Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Public Service Integrity Act

October 18, 2017

Sending Office: Posey, Bill Sent By: Johnathan.Sargent@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Dear Colleague,   One thing is clear from the recent election: Americans are fed up with business as usual in Washington. Last year, we watched as President Trump animated his supporters and won the Presidency in part with his promise to […]

Cosponsor a Resolution Honoring the Life and Legacy of Civil Rights Champion and Comedian Richard “Dick” Gregory

October 18, 2017

I hope you will become a cosponsor of my resolution honoring the life and legacy of Dick Gregory, champion of the civil rights movement and legendary comedian.

Support a Bill to Eliminate Unequal Pay for Women in Gender-Based Jobs

October 18, 2017

Please join me in cosponsoring H.R. 2095, the Fair Pay Act of 2017.  The 1963 Equal Pay Act (EPA), the first of the great civil rights statutes of the 1960s, was successful for close to 20 years, but it is too creaky with age to be useful today.  It is long
time to amend the EPA to reflect the new workforce, in which women work as much as men. 

Sign-on to DHS Kaspersky Update Letter

October 18, 2017

Following the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Binding Operational Directive (BOD) on September 13th banning the use of Kaspersky Labs anti-virus (AV) software across the federal government, there are still unanswered questions about how
wide the usage was, and what departments were using it. 

TODAY- 11am Rural Broadband Caucus Briefing on the FCC Mobility Fund

October 18, 2017

Please join the House Rural Broadband Caucus for a briefing to update staff on changes to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Mobility Fund.

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

October 18, 2017

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.

Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Bill to Eliminate Death Gratuities

October 18, 2017

As you know, the U.S. government pays a full year’s salary to the family of a member of Congress who dies serving while in office, a death gratuity created decades ago that was intended to serve as a form of life insurance.

Co-Sponsor Representative Posey’s Stop the Revolving Door in Washington Act

October 17, 2017

One thing is clear from the recent election: Americans are fed up with business as usual in Washington. Last year, we watched as President Trump animated his supporters and won the Presidency in part with his promise to “drain the swamp.” In that spirit,
I introduced legislation earlier this Congress that would take an important step toward fulfilling this promise.