Support Body Cameras for CBP in FY 2017 Approps

Our nation spends $18 billion a year on border security and immigration enforcement, more than we spend on all other federal law enforcement activities combined. As government spending increases, we need to install the correct oversight mechanisms to preserve the department’s integrity.

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Help to Incentivize Excellence in Medicare Cosponsor HR 4589

Medicare Advantage has a star rating system for its plans; they range from 5 stars to 1. A 5 star rating is considered excellent care, and a 1 is considered poor. The Affordable Care Act tied performance on this system to payment by allowing plans to earn a higher bonus based on a contract’s star score. Four and five star plans are eligible to receive bonuses. However, payment was capped at pre-ACA rates regardless of a contract’s star score, under the Affordable Care Act.

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Cosponsor H. Res. 617 and Don’t Let the President Bring Guantanamo Bay Detainees to the U.S.

Cosponsor H. Res. 617 and Don’t Let the President Bring Guantanamo Bay Detainees to the U.S. From: The Honorable Jeff Duncan Sent By: hilary.ranieri@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 617 Date: 2/24/2016 Current Cosponsors: Reps. DesJarlais, Sanford, Gosar, Buck, Andy Harris, Salmon, Gibbs, Babin, Lamborn, Stutzman Dear Colleague, The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2016 passed both […]

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Sex Trafficking Briefing

As co-chairs of the Crime Prevention & Youth Development Caucus, we cordially invite members and staff to join us for an in depth panel discussion on child sex trafficking, which will include an exclusive preview of award-winning photojournalist Tim Matsui’s film, The Long Night.

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