Protect Nuclear Materials from Terrorists

From: The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee Sent By: Benjamin.Warheit2@mail.house.gov Date: 8/27/2015 Join Me to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism and Proliferation Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me in co-sponsoring a resolution supporting the establishment of a framework for providing technical assistance to countries developing nuclear power in order to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, […]

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Support efforts to combat “swatting”: Cosponsor the Anti-Swatting Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: catherine.barnao@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2031 Date: 8/12/2015 Current cosponsors: Jenkins, Reichert, Weber, DesJarlais, Clark, Brownley, Tonko, Lowey, S. Maloney, Swalwell, Torres Dear Colleague, In recent weeks, you may have heard the term “swatting” mentioned in the news. Swatting refers to the act of deceiving law enforcement by inciting […]

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Cosponsor the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Bill Posey Sent By: anna.schartner@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2726 Date: 7/23/2015 THIS WEEK: Apollo 11 Moon Landing Anniversary Dear Colleague, On Monday, we celebrated the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In an effort to ensure that a commemorative coin can be minted to mark the upcoming semicentennial (July 20, 2019) […]

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Now– The Realities of Imaging Technology and Neuroscience

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: sylvie.spewak@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2015 Now July 23rd Briefing – The Realities of Imaging Technology and Neuroscience refreshments provided Dear Colleague, I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. The briefing entitled Seeing Isn’t Always […]

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Medicare Telehealth Parity Act

From: The Honorable Mike Thompson Sent By: lakecia.foster@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2948 Date: 7/17/2015 Support Modernizing Medicare and Reducing Costs Cosponsor the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2015 Supported by: American Telemedicine Association, Telecommunications Industry Association, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, American Association of Respiratory Care, Alliance for Home Dialysis, Remote Cardiac Services Providers Group, American Society […]

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Join the PROTECT US Act to Enable Swift and Punitive Responses Against Cyberattacks

From: The Honorable Mo Brooks Sent By: Annalyse.Keller@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3039 Date: 7/14/2015 Dear Colleague, As you are aware, foreign entities regularly engage in cyberattacks against the United States, our citizens, our infrastructure, and our businesses and job creators. By way of example: In 2004, a massive series of cyberattacks were discovered and believed by […]

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Participate in a Wearable Technologies Trial this Thursday, July 16

From: The Honorable Barbara Comstock Sent By: chris.worrell@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2015 Participate in a Wearable Technologies Trial this Thursday, July 16 I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the ACT| The App Alliance. Take part in this opportunity to try the latest devices that are changing […]

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Ask Leadership to Delay Consideration of the Innovation Act!

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: daniel.zawitoski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2015 Dear Colleague, Our forefathers built a respect for intellectual property into the founding law of our country when they included protections to secure “for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries”. As the centuries have passed, […]

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Patent Troll Lawsuits Harm Small Business

From: The Committee on the Judiciary Sent By: Eric.Bagwell@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 9 Date: 7/13/2015 Dear Colleague: Patent trolling harms America’s small businesses – including startups and non-tech companies – every single day. Small businesses are unequipped to defend themselves. As a result, they pay extortive settlements to patent trolls even when the cases against them […]

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