Stop Transit Unions from Wasting Taxpayer Dollars

From: The Honorable Mark Meadows Sent By: patrick.fleming@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1711 Date: 6/17/2015 Stop Transit Unions from Holding Taxpayer Dollars Hostage Cosponsor H.R. 1711 – The Federal Transit Modernization Act Current Cosponsors: Byrne (AL), Crawford (AR), Farenthold (TX), Goodlatte (VA), Gosar (AZ), Jenkins (KS), Mulvaney (SC), Pearce (NM), Rouzer (NC), Salmon (AZ), Yoho (FL) Repeals […]

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Keeping our Travelers Safe & Secure Act

From: The Honorable Kathleen M. Rice Sent By: priscila.abraham@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2770 Date: 6/17/2015 COSPONSOR the Keeping our Travelers Safe & Secure Act Cosponsors: Katko, Bennie Thompson, Payne, Keating, Peter King Dear Colleague: The DHS Office of Inspector General recently released a report entitled “The Transportation Security Administration Does Not Properly Manage Its Airport Screening […]

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Stop Airlines from Shrinking Carry-Ons

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: michael.fulton@mail.house.gov Date: 6/15/2015 Co-sponsor the Carry-On Freedom Act Dear Colleague: I am writing to encourage you to become a co-sponsor of the Carry-on Freedom Act. The bill would prohibit U.S. airlines from reducing the size of carry-on baggage from their current size standards if they also charge passengers […]

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Co-sponsor H.R. 910, the Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Safety Technology Investment Flexibility Act

From: The Honorable Candice S. Miller Sent By: jeff.orzechowski@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 910 Date: 6/12/2015 Co-Sponsor H.R. 910, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Safety Technology Investment Flexibility Act of 2015 Endorsed By: Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Transportation for America (T4A), Association of Global Automakers, Association for Commuter Transportation, […]

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SUPPORT BIPARTISAN LETTER TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

From: The Honorable Tom Emmer Sent By: jason.frye@mail.house.gov Date: 6/12/2015 Current Cosigners: Serrano, Smith (NJ), Ellison, Byrne, Pearce, Graves (MO) Dear Colleague: Each year, more than 1.3 million people are killed in road crashes and 90 percent of these deaths occur in developing countries. Traffic fatalities are rapidly becoming one of the leading causes of […]

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Helping New Mothers Travel (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Tammy Duckworth Sent By: Virginia.Hayes@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2530 Date: 6/12/2015 Become a Cosponsor of the Bipartisan Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act Endorsed by: The United States Breastfeeding Committee, American College of Nurse-Midwives, American Academy of Family Physicians, MomRising and Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Current Cosponsors: Reps. Susan […]

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Helping New Mothers Travel

From: The Honorable Tammy Duckworth Sent By: Virginia.Hayes@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2530 Date: 6/11/2015 Endorsed by: The United States Breastfeeding Committee, American College of Nurse-Midwives and Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Current Cosponsors: Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Julia Brownley (D-CA), Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Lois Capps (D-CA), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Gerald Connolly (D-VA), Rosa […]

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Future Fuels: Can Biofuels Make Gasoline Cleaner, Cheaper?

From: The Honorable Tammy Duckworth Sent By: virginia.hayes@mail.house.gov Date: 6/4/2015 Dear Colleagues, I would like to bring your attention to an upcoming briefing that will address the urgent issue of biofuels, now that EPA has released its 2016 Renewable Fuel Standard for comment. This briefing will examine the current state and potential future of biofuels […]

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Support Infrastructure Modernization By Improving Permitting Coordination

From: The Honorable Dave Brat Sent By: kurt.couchman@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Dear Colleague: Next week I plan to introduce the Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015 in the House. Proposed in the Senate as the Rob Portman-Claire McCaskill bill, S. 280 has bipartisan cosponsors: Senators Roy Blunt, Susan Collins, Joe Donnelly, Ron Johnson, Angus King, Joe […]

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