Become a Co-Sponsor of H.Res. 447- CLOSING AT 2 PM

From: The Committee on Foreign Affairs – Minority Staff Sent By: robert.lattin@mail.house.gov Date: 1/28/2014 Current Co-Sponsors: Engel, Royce, Keating, Levin, Kaptur, Gerlach, Sherman, Poe, Sires, Connolly, Deutch, Higgins, Grayson, Frankel, Andrews, Lamborn, Lance, Joyce, Larson, Marino, Meeks, Cicilline, Doggett, Schwartz, Bera, Bass, Quigley, Courtney, Peters, Bentivolio, Slaughter, Gabbard, Lowey, McCollum, DeLauro, Brady, Lowenthal, Gibson, Franks, […]

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Support Increased Transparency in the Intelligence Budget

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: patrick.satalin@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3855 Date: 1/14/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3855 and sign letter to Obama Calling for Budget Transparency Dear Colleague: As you know, spending levels on intelligence activities at each intelligence agency are currently treated as classified information. We all agree that providing for our national security and […]

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We Need An Independent NSA Inspector General

From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: chris.stevens@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3436 Date: 11/19/2013 Dear Colleague: The Dept. of Defense, CIA, Dept. of Justice, and Dept. of Homeland Security each have independent Inspectors General (IG), and all have to undergo a formal Senate confirmation process before they can take their position. This process does not apply […]

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Ensure Drones Do Not Violate Privacy

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: glynna.kerr@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2868 Date: 11/19/2013 Dear Colleague, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently revealed a five-year road map for integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) into the National Airspace System. Though the plan is a step forward in addressing this emerging technology, the announcement made clear that the […]

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We Need An Independent NSA Inspector General

From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: chris.stevens@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3436 Date: 11/15/2013 NSA Inspector General From: The Honorable Mark Sanford Sent By: chris.stevens@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3436: The NSA Inspector General Act of 2013 Date: 11/14/13 Dear Colleague: The Dept. of Defense, CIA, Dept. of Justice, and Dept. of Homeland Security each have independent Inspectors […]

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Cosponsor the FISA Court Reform Act (H.R. 3228) to Establish a Constitutional Advocate Before the FISA Court

From: The Honorable Chris Van Hollen Sent By: benjamin.cook@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3228 Date: 10/3/2013 Dear Colleague: While we disagree on many issues before the Congress, we have joined together to introduce this legislation to ensure that citizens have an advocate to protect their constitutional rights before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.  We believe that our […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 3103: The Intelligence Oversight and Accountability Act of 2013

From: The Honorable Mike Thompson Sent By: megan.rabbitt@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3103 Date: 10/3/2013 Cosponsor H.R. 3103: The Intelligence Oversight and Accountability Act of 2013 Cosponsors (44): Mike Thompson, LoBiondo, Gutierrez, Forbes, Bachmann, Bachus, Bass, Calvert,Chu, Conaway, Conyers,DelBene, Deutch, Enyart,Eshoo, Farenthold,Hanabusa, Heck, Himes, Hunter, Jackson Lee, Jones, Peter King,Langevin, Lofgren, McNerney, Jeff Miller, Nadler,Nunes, Pastor, Poe, […]

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