Cosponsor the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act HR 4056

The Government Accountability Office confirmed that the federal government spent $975 million on repair and maintenance on the 588,000 vehicles used by federal agencies in fiscal year 2011. We have introduced legislation, the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act (HR 4056), which aims to save taxpayer dollars by reducing spending on vehicle repair and maintenance by federal agencies without sacrificing safety, performance, or quality.

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Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: david.greengrass@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2543 Date: 2/7/2014 Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes Cosponsor H.R. 2543, The End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2013 Supported by: Advantage Rent A Car; Alamo Rent A Car; American Car Rental Association; American International Automobile Dealers Association; American Society […]

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Cosponsor STOP Underage Drinking Act Reauthorization (HR 498)

This week, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) advocates will be meeting with many of you to discuss the importance of reauthorizing the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act. The reauthorization of the STOP Act is integral to further reducing underage drinking and the many problems, and deaths, it causes.

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Oppose H.R. 3964, The Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act

I urge you to oppose H.R. 3964, The Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act, will pre-empt state law and water rights in California and reallocates the water in a way that elevates junior water rights above all other water needs, including municipal, fisheries and environmental uses. This partisan bill, without the benefit of any committee hearings or markups, is now scheduled for a House Floor vote this week.

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17 Governors Urge Congress to Act on Transportation Funding Crisis

I wanted to bring your attention to a letter sent to Congressional leaders by a bipartisan group of governors highlighting the importance of robust national transportation infrastructure for the U.S. economy and global competitiveness. Their letter urges Congress to find a long-term solution to stabilize the Highway Trust Fund.

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Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes

From: The Honorable Steve Cohen Sent By: david.greengrass@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2543 Date: 1/16/2014 Protect Consumers from High Car Rental Taxes Cosponsor H.R. 2543, The End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2013 Supported by: Advantage Rent A Car; Alamo Rent A Car; American Car Rental Association; American International Automobile Dealers Association; American Society […]

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Improve Railway Safety

From: The Honorable Michael H. Michaud Sent By: daniel.walls@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3040 Date: 1/8/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3040, the Safe Freight Act Supported by: SMART Transportation Division (UTU), the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET/IBT), and Transporation Trades Department of AFL-CIO (TTD) Dear Colleague: On July 6, 2013 a runaway train carrying 72 tank cars […]

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Tell the FAA: No Calls on Planes! (v. 4)

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, Cooper, DeFazio, Ellison, Esty, Farr, Grijalva, McCollum, Petri, Pocan, 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 […]

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