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Letter from Oculus to Sen. Franken about privacy concerns

May 20, 2016

A month after pressing Oculus to address privacy concerns about its virtual reality system, the Oculus Rift, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the company’s response today. You can read a copy of the response letter here.

Letter from Sen. Johnson to the FDA about e-cigarette regulation

May 20, 2016

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf raising concerns about the agency’s recent e-cigarette regulation, which could create undue burdens on small businesses and possibly lead to negative unintended health consequences.

Letter from Sens. Durbin and Klobuchar to President Obama about Syrian Refugees

May 19, 2016

We write to express our strong support for resettling Syrian refugees in the United States and to urge your Administration to make every effort to meet your commitment to accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in fiscal year 2016.

Letter from Sen. Hatch to the FCC about Set-Top Boxes

May 19, 2016

I write concerning the FCC’s proposed set-top box rules, which would require cable and satellite providers to make television programming streams available to third parties.

Letter from eight Members of Congress to the DoD about ICBMs

May 19, 2016

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today led the bipartisan ICBM coalition urging the Department of Defense (DoD) to outline a clear plan for the security of the nuclear missiles stationed in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming following the news that the Department of Defense failed to approve the Air Forces’ request for a faster acquisition process.

Letter from the Alaska Delegation to the DOI about lease sales proposed for Alaska’s OCS

May 19, 2016

Alaska’s congressional delegation – Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young – on Tuesday sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urging the Department to keep all three lease sales proposed for Alaska’s OCS in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) final Five-Year Program for the years 2017 to 2022.

Letter from 22 Senators to the Senate Approps. Committee about increased funding for TSA

May 19, 2016

As the Subcommittee develops the fiscal year 2017 (FY2017) Homeland Security Appropriations bill, we urge you to support robust funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).