Cosponsor Legislation to Repeal the Medical Device Tax with a Sensible Offset

From: The Honorable Jared Polis Sent By: craig.frucht@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1533 Date: 6/18/2015 Repeal the Medical Device Tax — With a Sensible Offset Cosponsor H.R. 1533, the Medical Device Tax Elimination Act Dear Colleague, Today, the House will be voting on H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act. This legislation would repeal the medical device […]

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NYT Editorial Board: Congressional Research Belongs to the Public

From: The Honorable Leonard Lance Sent By: michael.taggart@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 34 Date: 6/18/2015 JOIN THE BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO MAKE CRS REPORTS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND IMPROVE THE DEMOCRACTIC PROCESS Cosponsors: Quigley*, Cooper*, Polis*, Schiff, Costa, Slaughter, McGovern, Walz, Bustos *original cosponsor Supported by: American Association of Law Libraries, American Association of University Professors (AAUP), […]

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Next Thursday: NASA Journey to Mars Day on the Hill

From: The Honorable Steven M. Palazzo Sent By: anna.rush@mail.house.gov Date: 6/18/2015 NASA’s Journey to Mars Day on the Hill Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:00 to 7:00 pm in Rayburn Foyer (Reception begins at 5:00 pm) Dear Colleague, As you know, NASA is taking our nation to new frontiers in space. This journey, and the technological […]

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34 organizations agree: Support the SPEAK FREE Act so you don’t get SLAPPed

From: The Honorable Blake Farenthold Sent By: ac@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2304 Date: 6/17/2015 Supported by: Association of Alternative Newsmedia, ASNE, Avvo, California Anti-SLAPP Project, Center for Democracy and Technology, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Copia Institute, CCIA, Consumer Electronics Association, Engine, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, FreedomWorks, Government Accountability Project, Glassdoor, Horvity & […]

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Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! (v. 5)

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: brittany.hernandez@mail.house.gov Date: 12/9/2013 Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! Current Co-Signers: Capuano, Cohen Cooper, DeFazio, Esty, Farr, Grijalva, McCollum, Petri, Schwartz Deadline to Sign On: Wednesday, December 11 Dear Colleague: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will soon consider a proposal to lift its ban on the use […]

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CAPITOL HILL MODELING & SIMULATION EXPO

From: The Honorable J. Randy Forbes Sent By: john.bacon@mail.house.gov Date: 6/17/2015 Dear Colleague, As the Chairman of the Congressional Modeling & Simulation Caucus, I invite you to join me at the premier M&S Event on the Hill, The National Training and Simulation Association’s 2015 Capitol Hill Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Expo. The theme for this […]

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TODAY Lunch Briefing: Making a Maker

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: shawn.kimmel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/15/2015 You are cordially invited to attend a forum: “Making a Maker” Monday, June 15, 2015 Noon– 1:00pm B-340 Rayburn House Office Building RSVP at: https://fs19.formsite.com/rsvp2/13STEMk12/index.html Lunch Provided Sponsored by ASME, the Council on Undergraduate Research, and SAE International in conjunction with the STEM Education and […]

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Co-sponsor H.R. 910, the Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Safety Technology Investment Flexibility Act

From: The Honorable Candice S. Miller Sent By: jeff.orzechowski@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 910 Date: 6/12/2015 Co-Sponsor H.R. 910, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Safety Technology Investment Flexibility Act of 2015 Endorsed By: Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Transportation for America (T4A), Association of Global Automakers, Association for Commuter Transportation, […]

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Lunch Briefing: Making a Maker

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: shawn.kimmel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/12/2015 You are cordially invited to attend a forum: “Making a Maker” Monday, June 15, 2015 Noon– 1:00pm B-340 Rayburn House Office Building RSVP at: https://fs19.formsite.com/rsvp2/13STEMk12/index.html Lunch Provided Sponsored by ASME, the Council on Undergraduate Research, and SAE International in conjunction with the STEM Education and […]

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Bipartisan FOIA Reform

From: The Honorable Darrell E. Issa Sent By: robert.rische@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 653 Date: 6/12/2015 Strengthen Public Access to Government Information Cosponsors *original cosponsor Mike Quigley (IL)* Brad Ashford (NE) Julia Brownley (CA) Matt Cartwright (PA) Gerald Connolly (VA) Mark DeSaulnier (CA) Tammy Duckworth (IL) Bill Foster (IL) Tulsi Gabbard (HI) Michael Honda (CA) Hank Johnson […]

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