Ask FAA to Provide Certainty to Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry

Dear Colleague:

The potential applications of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology are seemingly endless. Beyond military capabilities, UAS technology is used to improve agricultural practices and to shoot Hollywood movies. But inaction by the FAA on developing guidelines for commercial application of the technology is a drag on innovation and growth in the industry. Please join me in sending a letter to FAA urging them to give certainty to the industry through clear guidelines for integrating commercial UAS into the national airspace.

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Direct Access to Diagnostic Testing

From: The Honorable Jackie Speier Sent By: molly.fishman@mail.house.gov Date: 10/3/2014 Dear Colleague: I wanted to bring your attention to this briefing invitation you should have already received entitled Direct Access to Diagnostic Testing. The briefing will be held Tuesday October 7th at 9:30 AM in Room 2103 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Breakfast will […]

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Sign on to Support Diversity in the Workforce

From: The Honorable Raul Ruiz Sent By: brian.payne@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Support Diversity in the Workforce:  Ask Comcast to Honor its Commitment to Diversity Dear Colleague, The impending merger between Comcast and Time Warner will create a massive communications conglomerate with far-reaching implications for consumers and the media industry. Together these companies employ 180,000 people, which is […]

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Sign on to Support Diversity in the Workforce

From: The Honorable Raul Ruiz Sent By: brian.payne@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Support Diversity in the Workforce:  Ask Comcast to Honor its Commitment to Diversity Dear Colleague, The impending merger between Comcast and Time Warner will create a massive communications conglomerate with far-reaching implications for consumers and the media industry. Together these companies employ 180,000 people, which is […]

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Support K-12 Engineering Education and STEM Skills

From: The Honorable Paul Tonko Sent By: Emily.Duhovny@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2426 Date: 7/30/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 2426, the Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act (ETEA) Current Cosponsors: Tonko, Kennedy, Jones, Honda, Blumenauer,McKinley, Esty, Cohen, Lance, Keating, Lee, Polis, Davis (IL), Speier,Swalwell Supported by: American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASHRAE, Chabot Space & Science Center, City Technology, College of New York, EAST […]

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Rename the Van Nuys Post Office, the Marilyn Monroe Post Office

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: stephen.botsford@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4995 Date: 7/30/2014 Cosponsors: Schiff, Sherman, McKeon, Calvert, Cook, Thompson, Matsui, McNerney, Swalwell, Costa, Eshoo, Lofgren, Farr, Ruiz, Takano, Sanchez, Peters, Roybal-Allard, Waters, Lowenthal Dear Colleague: Please join me in cosponsoring a bill to designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service located at 6531 Van […]

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One Hour Left to Stand with T-Mobile Workers

From: The Honorable Mark Pocan Sent By: Sydney.Terry@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Deadline to Sign: TODAY, COB Endorsing Organizations: Communications Workers of America (CWA) Signers:  Reps. Grayson, Schakowsky, Gene Green, Grijalva, Takano, Honda, Rangel, Frederica S. Wilson, Norton, Nadler, Tim Bishop, Holt, Dear Colleague, Your staff may have recently attended a briefing, held by the Communications Workers of […]

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Keep Patent Trolls Out of the ITC

From: The Honorable Blake Farenthold Sent By: austin.carson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4763 Date: 7/30/2014 Supported by the ITC Working Group, including Google, Samsung, Apple, Cisco, Ford, Hewlett Packard, Dell, and Broadcom Dear Colleague, We write to you to ask for your cosponsorship and support of H.R. 4763, the Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act.  The bill would […]

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July 30th Biomedical Research Caucus Briefing on CRISPR: Game Changing Therapeutic Technology for Personalized Medicine

From: The Honorable Charles W. Dent Sent By: dan.martini@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 July 30th Biomedical Research Caucus Briefing on CRISPR: Game Changing Therapeutic Technology for Personalized Medicine Dear Colleague: As you may have seen, The Coalition for the Life Sciences (CLS) cordially invites you to attend a briefing of the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus onCRISPR: Game Changing […]

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Cosponsor the BUILD Career and Technical Education act

From: The Honorable Kurt Schrader Sent By: zach.stokes@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4782 Date: 7/28/2014 Current cosponsors: James Langevin, André Carson, Denny Heck, Marc Veasey, Dave Loebsack, Jared Polis, Gregory Meeks, Peter DeFazio, Scott Peters Supported by: Third Way, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dear Colleague, I write today to ask for your support for my bill, H.R. 4782 […]

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