Enhance the Safety of those Inside and Outside a Vehicle

From: The Honorable Todd Rokita Sent By: corban.teague@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4340 Date: 7/15/2014 Dear Colleague: I believe that promoting safety on the roads is extremely important.  This is why I introduced H.R. 4340, the Safety Through Informed Consumers (STICRs) Act.  It would ensure that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives active safety technology the […]

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Oppose the Blackburn Amendment to limit Municipal Broadband

From: The Honorable Michael F. Doyle Sent By: philip.murphy@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 VOTE NO on the Blackburn Amendment to limit Municipal Broadband Dear Colleague: I urge you to VOTE NO on Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn’s municipal broadband amendment to the Financial Services Appropriations bill.  The amendment would forbid the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from addressing current barriers that prevent municipalities […]

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THIS THURSDAY: Simplify Your Travel – Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus Briefing

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: tom.tucker@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 SIMPLIFY YOUR TRAVEL Fly Through Airport Security                                         Come learn about TSA’s PreCheck and CBP’s Global Entry. Thursday, July 17th 10:00am to 11:00am 340 Cannon HOB Dear Colleague, As co-chairs of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, we would like to invite you to an informational […]

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Celebrate Discovery and Scientific Thinking

From: The Honorable Rush Holt Sent By: sean.gallagher@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Celebrate Discovery and Scientific Thinking   Become an Original Cosponsor of a Resolution Recognizing February 12th as Darwin Day Dear Colleague, I encourage you to join me in celebrating on February 12th the birth of one of the fathers of modern scientific thought, Charles Darwin. My […]

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Cosponsor NSA Oversight and Transparency bills

From: The Honorable John C. Carney, Jr. Sent By: matt.pincus@mail.house.gov Date: o7/12/2014 Cosponsor legislation to rein in NSA surveillance tactics by increasing Congressional oversight Current Cosponsors:  Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, Rep. Gerry Connolly, and Rep. Peter Welch Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of three pieces of legislation aimed at increasing Congressional […]

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Join the Congressional Directed Energy Caucus (v. 2)

From: The Honorable James R. Langevin Sent By: michael.hermann@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague, Chances are that if you think about directed energy at all, your thoughts might turn to Star Wars, James Bond, or even Austin Powers.  But the reality is that directed energy technologies such as lasers and high-powered microwave emitters are an increasingly integral part […]

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Join the Congressional Cloud Computing Caucus

From: The Honorable Darrell E. Issa Sent By: Ali.Ahmad@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague: Cloud computing is a new name for an old concept: the delivery of computing services from a remote location, similar to the way electricity and other utilities are provided to most consumers.  Combined with higher data transfer speeds and near ubiquitous network connectivity, cloud […]

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Leverage Health IT to Address Health Disparities

From: The Honorable Lois Capps Sent By: adriane.casalotti@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Endorsed by: The National Partnership for Women and Families, the Center for American Progress, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, and the Fenway Institute Dear Colleague, Please join us in sending the attached letter in support of leveraging the “meaningful use” Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive program […]

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