Stop Cell Phones on Planes

From: The Honorable Peter A. DeFazio Sent By: michael.hayes@mail.house.gov Date: 12/9/2013 Closing Tomorrow Sign the DeFazio Letter Signatories: Earl Blumenauer, Madeline Bordallo, Robert Brady, Julia Brownley, Michael Capuano, Steve Cohen, Jim Cooper, Jim Costa, John Duncan, Keith Ellison, Elizabeth Esty, Raul Grijalva, Michael Grimm, Janice Hahn, Hank Johnson, David Joyce, Sander Levin, Stephen Lynch, Betty […]

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Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! (v. 3)

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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Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: brittany.hernandez@mail.house.gov Date: 12/6/2013 Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! Current Co-Signers: Capuano, Cooper, DeFazio, Farr, Grijalva, McCollum, Petri 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 of the voice […]

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Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes!

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: brittany.hernandez@mail.house.gov Date: 12/4/2013 Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! Current Co-Signers: Capuano, Cooper, DeFazio, McCollum, Petri Dear Colleague: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will soon consider a proposal to lift its ban on the use of the voice function on cell phones on domestic flights. This has […]

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Ensure Drones Do Not Violate Privacy

From: The Honorable Peter Welch Sent By: glynna.kerr@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2868 Date: 11/19/2013 Dear Colleague, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently revealed a five-year road map for integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) into the National Airspace System. Though the plan is a step forward in addressing this emerging technology, the announcement made clear that the […]

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Cosponsor the SOARS Act (H.R. 3038)

From: The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Sent By: brandon.eden@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3038 Date: 11/13/2013 Support Commercial Space Innovation Cosponsor the SOARS Act (H.R. 3038) Dear Colleague, The coming commercialization of outer space could well be the most historically significant development of the modern era, yet American companies may be left behind if current government regulations continue […]

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Cosponsor a Resolution Honoring the American National Red Cross

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of a resolution honoring the month of March as Red Cross Month. Since 1943, every President of the United States has proclaimed March to be “Red Cross Month,” to honor one of the most well-known humanitarian organizations in the world, the American National Red Cross.

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Green Streets Act

From: The Honorable Russ Carnahan Sent By: katy.dawson@mail.house.gov <mailto:katy.dawson@mail.house.gov?subject=RE: Green Streets Act> Date: 3/9/2009 Dear Colleague: The continued volatility in the price of oil has caused continued increases in the price of asphalt. In fact, the price of asphalt is rising at a faster pace than gasoline, as refineries are foregoing asphalt production to instead […]

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Ensure Safe Transport of Horses

In October 2007, a double decker cattle truck carrying 59 Belgian draft horses overturned when the driver ran a red light and hit another vehicle on Route 41 in Illinois. Residents at the scene could hear the animals kicking and screaming, panicked by their inability to escape. Eight horses died on the scene while another ten had to be euthanized. Unfortunately, we know that accidents like this one occur once a year.

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