DEADLINE MONDAY-Oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/17/2015 Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s low income savers. […]

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Fight Tax Fraud – Cosponsor H.R. 2973

From: The Honorable Diane Black Sent By: Jon.Toomey@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2973 Date: 7/16/2015 Join Me In Fighting TAX FRAUD July 15, 2015 Dear Colleague: Two explosive reports by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) identified billions of dollars in education tax credits that appear to be issued in error. In total, TIGTA identified […]

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Sign a letter to oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2015 CLOSING JULY 17TH Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s […]

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Sign a letter to oppose the Labor Department draft of the fiduciary standard as it limits guidance to low-income savers

From: The Honorable Thomas MacArthur Sent By: Justin.Durbin@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2015 Dear Colleague: I’d like to draw your attention to a potentially concerning decision by the Labor Department. Their current draft of the definition of a “fiduciary standard” under the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA) has the potential to harm our nation’s low income savers. […]

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Support Apple Growers and the U.S. Cider Industry

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: kelsey.aulakh@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2015 July 13, 2015 Dear Colleague, We are writing to ask that you cosponsor H.R. 600, the Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act, which creates a fairer and less ambiguous tax structure for the American cider industry. American cider has been growing in market acceptance […]

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WaPo: The Simple Solution to the Highway Cliff

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 680 Date: 7/13/2015 July 13, 2015 Dear Colleague, I hope you saw the latest Washington Post editorial calling for a gas tax increase. Please consider H.R. 680, the simplest, most direct way to solve the transportation funding crisis. For more information about my legislation, please […]

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Become a Cosponsor of the Bipartisan Workforce Development Tax Credit Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Terri A. Sewell Sent By: hillary.beard@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1781 Date: 7/10/2015 Cosponsor the Bipartisan Workforce Development Tax Credit Act of 2015 Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Bradley Byrne (AL-01) Cosponsors: Rep. Joseph Crowley*, Rep. Chris Van Hollen*, Rep. Raul Ruiz*, Rep. John Carney*, Rep. Tim Ryan*, Rep. Norma Torres, Rep. Brenda Lawrence […]

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Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development: OPPOSE H.R 308

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: daniel.torrez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 308 Date: 7/10/2015 Support Tribal Sovereignty and Economic Development OPPOSE H.R 308 Dear Colleague, As Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, I write to ask that you oppose H.R 308, the deceptively titled “Keep the Promise Act of 2015.” […]

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Show Your Support for Federal Employees

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 785 Date: 7/2/2015 Supported by: American Federation of Government Employees; Federal Managers Association; National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association; and National Treasury Employees Union Current Cosponsors: Reps. Beatty, Beyer, Bishop (D-GA), Boyle, Cartwright, Connolly, Cummings, Ellison, Garamendi, Johnson (D-TX), Kaptur, Lynch, McCollum, Meeks, […]

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Improve and Extend Tax Credits for Hiring Heroes

From: The Honorable Cheri Bustos Sent By: jonathan.tauberg@mail.house.gov Date: 7/2/2015 Improve and Extend Tax Credits for Hiring Heroes Dear Colleague, I am writing to ask you to cosponsor the Jobs for Heroes Act, a bill that extends and improves two important tax credits that encourage businesses to hire veterans. This is identical, except for a […]

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