Pass the Senate-approved patch to the Highway Trust Fund

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 July 30, 2014 Dear Colleague: In the coming hours, the House will again consider H.R. 5021, a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund and avoid the looming transportation funding cliff. Last night, the Senate passed an amended H.R. 5021 with a strongly bipartisan vote, 79-18 […]

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Pass the Senate-approved patch to the Highway Trust Fund

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 July 30, 2014 Dear Colleague: In the coming hours, the House will again consider H.R. 5021, a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund and avoid the looming transportation funding cliff. Last night, the Senate passed an amended H.R. 5021 with a strongly bipartisan vote, 79-18 […]

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Vote NO on the Fleming Amendment — Protect Local Safety and Security

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: michael.harold@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5016 Date: 7/16/2014 July 16, 2014 Dear Colleague: We encourage you to vote “no” on the Fleming amendment to the Financial Services Appropriations and General Government Bill. Representative Fleming’s amendment would block the Financial Services Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) from taking action to allow banks to […]

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Administration Urges Congress to Plan for Transportation Future, Not Put Another Band-Aid on the Problem

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 July 15, 2015 Dear Colleague, This afternoon, the House will take up H.R. 5021, a stop-gap funding measure to bailout the Highway Trust Fund and keep transportation funding at current levels through May 31, 2015.  Ensuring adequate resources is necessary, but allowing Congress to kick the […]

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Support the Blumenauer amendment to HR 4899

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: stephanie.phillips@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4899 Date: 7/4/2014 Support the Blumenauer Amendment to eliminate oil companies’ free drilling in the Gulf Supported by: League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Friends of the Earth, Environment America Dear Colleague, In 2013, the big five oil companies earned a combined total of […]

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Support the Blumenauer amendment to HR 4899

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: stephanie.phillips@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4899 Date: 7/4/2014 Support the Blumenauer Amendment to eliminate oil companies’ free drilling in the Gulf Supported by: League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Friends of the Earth, Environment America Dear Colleague, In 2013, the big five oil companies earned a combined total of […]

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Support Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: kristen.donheffner@mail.house.gov Date: 7/4/2014 Support Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Sign onto the Smith/Blumenauer letter to CMS June 30, 2014 Dear Colleague – Please join us in sending the attached letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, urging the agency to allow greater flexibility in the regulation […]

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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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