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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Cosponsor the Children in Families First Act

From: The Honorable Kay Granger Sent By: joe.wang@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3323 Date: 11/19/2013 Current Cosponsors: Bass, Bachmann, Black, Bonamici, Braley, Brooks, Cooper, Diaz-Balart, Doggett, Franks, Israel, Jackson-Lee, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Langevin, Murphy, O’Rouke, Olson, Richmond, Schiff, Schwartz, Sensenbrenner, Sires, Takano, Wilson, and Wolf Dear Colleague: Around the world, millions of children are stuck and forgotten, […]

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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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Stop Taxing Innovation

From: The Honorable Gary C. Peters Sent By: david.weinberg@mail.house.gov Date: 11/16/2013 Join the House Caucus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Letter Opposing the Diversion of USPTO User Fees  DEADLINE: Wednesday, Nov. 20 COB Current signers: Peters (MI), Buchanan, Polis, Issa, Eshoo, Coble, Honda, Holding, Moran, Kilmer, Michaud, DelBene, Chu, Swalwell, Deutch, Jeffries, Richmond, Cárdenas, Carson, Patrick Murphy […]

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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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Letter to Secretary of the Navy regarding Exclusionary Enlistment Policy

From: The Honorable Mike Coffman Sent By: evan.armstrong@mail.house.gov Date: 11/15/2013 Dear Colleague, The current enlistment statute, 8 U.S. Code Section 504(b), states that U.S. citizens are permitted to join the military. However, it has recently come to our attention that certain U.S. Armed Service branches may be using an exclusionary policy that prohibits U.S. citizens […]

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Become an original co-sponsor of the Permanently Protect Tenants at Foreclosure Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: carol.wayman@mail.house.gov Date: 11/15/2013 Protect Tenants from Sudden Eviction: 40% of the units in foreclosure are occupied by tenants Current list of original co-sponsors: Butterfield, Capuano, Cicciline, Clarke, Conyers, Grijalva, Hinojosa, McDermott, McGovern, G. Miller, Rangel, Rush, Sanchez, Schakowsky and F. Wilson Dear Colleague: Please join me in becoming […]

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THE CONGRESSIONAL STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS CAUCUS

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: decarlo.mclaren@mail.house.gov Date: 11/14/2013 JOIN THE CONGRESSIONAL STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS CAUCUS Focus on the Health and Welfare Needs of Injured Victims November 14, 2013 Dear Colleague: We are writing to encourage you to become a member of the newly formed Congressional Structured Settlements Caucus, which will highlight one of Congress’ […]

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Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013

From: The Honorable Joe Barton Sent By: emmanual.guillory@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3481 Date: 11/14/2013 Cosponsor H.R. 3481, the “Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013” Dear Colleague, Kids today enjoy unprecedented access to the Internet on their computers, cell phones, and tablets. While the Internet remains an incredible tool for learning and sharing, it has also […]

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