Support Johnson (GA) Amdt to Support Buy America Provisions

I urge you to support my amendment which would require Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide specific and detailed information on all waivers to the DOT’s surface transportation Buy America requirement.
The DOT supports the economic benefits of the Obama’s Administration’sinfrastructure investments through Buy America provisions that keep American companies health and families working.

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Passport Day on Capitol Hill

The U.S. Department of State anticipates a significant increase in passport demand now through the end of 2017 due to the 10 year anniversary of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. Passport Day on Capitol Hill is a great opportunity for Members of Congress, Congressional staffers, support employees, and their families to avoid the rush and apply for or renew their passport book or passport card.

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SAFE DRONE Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the SAFE DRONE (Safety for Airports and Firefighters by Ensuring Drones Refrain from Obstructing Necessary Equipment) Act of 2015, which would impose criminal penalties on the operation of drones, both commercial and recreational, within two miles of an airport or active wildfire fighting operation.

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Cosponsor the “American Red Cross Sunshine Act”

When disaster strikes, Americans look to the Congressionally-charted American Red Cross for help. The Federal government relies on the American Red Cross to help carry out its mass care mission, survivors look to the American Red Cross for immediate response and recovery assistance, and those seeking to help trust the American Red Cross with donations they hope will provide relief to those affected by disaster.

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