Protect Victims of Criminal Cyber Abuse (v. 3)

Please join me in cosponsoring H.R. 4740, the Cybercrime Enforcement Training Assistance Act. This bill is an important step towards providing state and local law enforcement with the training, resources, and technology necessary to combat criminal behavior online.

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Cosponsor the MEGABYTE Act of 2016

For the 2nd year in a row, GAO has listed IT software license management as a top priority in its annual duplication report. GAO believes that implementing oversight and management policies of federal software licenses will save up to $181 million tax dollars per agency per year, for a total of more than $4 billion per year.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Bill to Help Job Seekers (v. 2)

Join me in assisting unemployed and underemployed workers by cosponsoring H.R. 3280, the Widening Internet Readiness for Employment Development (WIRED) Act. Our bill, at no cost to the government, would direct the Department of Labor, along with the Workforce Investment Boards, to create quality standards for local One-Stop Career Center websites and require these centers offer certain job seeking services virtually.

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The MEGABYTE Act of 2016

Passed unanimously out of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies (MEGABYTE) Act reforms the federal government’s management of information technology software licenses. For the 2nd year in a row, GAO has listed IT software license management as a top priority in its annual duplication report. GAO believes that implementing oversight and management policies of federal software licenses will save up to $181 million tax dollars per agency per year, for a total of more than $4 billion per year. The MEGABYTE Act requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to issue directives to executive branch agencies on developing comprehensive software licensing policies. It also requires the agencies to report cost savings associated with implementing these policies.

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