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Letter from Sen. Paul to the Budget Committee about ‘The Waste Report’

February 23, 2016

As the Chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and author of ‘The Waste Report,’ Senator Rand Paul yesterday sent a letter to the Chairman of the Budget Committee Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) seeking to include and consider his findings of $1.12 billion of wasteful spending from ‘The Waste Report’ in the FY2017 budget.

Letter from 26 Senators to the Treasury Dept. about cuts to the Central States Pension Plan

February 2, 2016

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week urged the U.S. Treasury Department to reject proposed cuts to the Central States Pension Plan that could devastate Ohio families.

Letter from Sen. Lankford to the Dept. of Education about policy changes

January 7, 2016

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today sent a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Department of Education, John King, to question their use of guidance documents that attempt to inappropriately establish regulatory-type policy changes for colleges and universities without going through the rule-making process.

Letter from the Alaska delegation to President Obama about a proposed port in Nome

December 16, 2015

Today U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) pressed Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, on the need for a deep water port in the Arctic region.

Letter from 35 Senators to HHS about Investigating of Planned Parenthood

October 15, 2015

We request that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) conduct an audit of all fetal tissue research supported by HHS, specifically examining the Department’s oversight of contractor and grantee compliance with the laws governing fetal tissue research.

Letter from the Alaska delegation to the FWS about polar bear subsistence

September 21, 2015

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young recently sent a letter (attached) to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Dan Ashe expressing serious concern over the agency’s upcoming subsistence harvest quota limits.

Letter from Sen. Murkowski to the FDA about changing the legal market name of Alaska-caught pollock

May 11, 2015

Senator Lisa Murkowski today reached out to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reasserting her push to change the legal market name of Alaska-caught pollock simply to “pollock.”

Letter from Four Senators to President Obama about cuts to Medicare and Social Security

January 11, 2013

Senate Democratic Leaders sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to consider taking unilateral action to protect America’s economy in the face of continued intransigence and obstruction from Republicans.