Trainsforming America: Briefing and Film Screening

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/2/2014 July 2, 2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invite to a briefing and Q&A session featuring “Trainsforming America,” a new documentary that advances the notion that passenger and high speed rail is the promise and the future of transportation in the United […]

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Reinstate Disclosure of Privately Funded Travel

From: The Honorable David Loebsack Sent By: marc.numedahl@mail.house.gov Date: 7/2/2014 Dear Colleague, As you may be aware, the Ethics Committee recently eliminated the requirement for Members to disclose privately funded travel on their yearly Financial Disclosure Statements. This decision overturns decades of precedent and weakens the people’s faith in their government. Providing details on privately funded […]

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LAST CALL! Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes!

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: brittany.hernandez@mail.house.gov Date: 7/2/2014 Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! Current Co-Signers: Capuano, Cohen, Cooper, DeFazio, Ellison, Esty, Farr, Grijalva, Honda, McCollum, Petri, Pocan, Schwartz, Swalwell Deadline to Sign On: TODAY Wednesday, December 11 Dear Colleague: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will soon consider a proposal to lift its […]

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CLOSING TODAY: Say No to Using Misguided Proposal to Fund Highway Spending By Eliminating Saturday Mail Delivery

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: Tom.Cheney@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Deadline: TODAY Current signers (103): Welch, Connolly, DeFazio, Grijalva, Tonko, Farr, Israel, Lee, Shea-Porter, Langevin, Doggett, C. McCarthy, Higgins, Linda Sanchez, Dingell, Engel, McCollum, DeLauro, Bustos, Nadler, Titus, Rangel, Deutch, Clay, Butterfield, S. Bishop, Peterson, Enyart, Holmes Norton, Gabbard, S. Davis, Negrete McLeod, Lynch, Pocan, Lujan […]

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Protect the privacy of personal biometric information: Cosponsor HR 4381, the Biometric Information Privacy Act

From: The Honorable Steve Stockman Sent By: donny.ferguson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4381 Date: 4/9/2014 Protect the privacy of personal biometric information: Cosponsor HR 4381, the Biometric Information Privacy Act Dear colleague, Personal genomics is a growing industry where there is nothing to prevent firms from passing personal genetic information to a third party. Biometric information used in […]

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Help Businesses and Homeowners Struggling with High Flood Insurance Rates

From: The Honorable David W. Jolly Sent By: jenifer.nawrocki@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4313 Date: 4/4/2014 Help Businesses and Homeowners Struggling with High Flood Insurance Rates Cosponsor H.R. 4313 – the Flood Insurance Premium Parity Act (FIPPA) Cosponsors (as of 3/31/14): Rep. Bilirakis and Rep. Castor Dear Colleague, Homeowners and businesses that are required to purchase policies […]

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Protect Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults

From: The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton Sent By: lauren.dudley@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4295 Date: 3/26/2014 Protect Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults Cosponsor H.R. 4295 Dear Colleague, Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 4295, the Protecting Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults Act, a bill to require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to collect and maintain data […]

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Invest in America’s Transit Systems: Support New Starts and Small Starts Appropriations

From: The Honorable Carol Shea-Porter Sent By: marjorie.connolly@mail.house.gov Date: 3/19/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development requesting a funding level higher than the President’s proposed $2.5 billion for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)’s Fixed Guideway Capital Investment […]

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