Become and Original Cosponsor of the Bipartisan COACH Act

I ask you to support and become an original cosponsor of a bipartisan bill that would prohibit members of Congress and other employees in the Legislative Branch from flying first-class on the taxpayer dime by becoming an original cosponsor
of the Coach-Only Airfare for Capitol Hill (COACH) Act.

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Fast Facts on Gosar AMENDMENT #5 to NDAA

I invite you to support my amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to require the calculation of wages for public works projects be based on actual statistics calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as opposed to the current
process which determines these rates based on fundamentally flawed surveys within the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) within the Department of Defense (DoD).  A 2008 Department of Labor Inspector General (IG) report found that “one or more errors existed in 100
percent of the wage reports.”  Research conducted by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that upwards of $13 billion could be wasted over 10 years if Davis-Bacon is left unreformed.  Another reputable economic analysis projected that reforming
the current method would have saved the federal government nearly $11 billion in 2011 alone.

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Support Bipartisan Renewable Energy Development Policy

Renewable energy sources like wind, solar and geothermal are an integral part of the United States’ all-of-the-above energy strategy.  Our nation’s public lands can play a critical role in supporting that mission, but uncertainty in the permitting process
impedes or delays our ability to harness their renewable energy potential.  To address this problem, we reintroduced the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act.

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Support a Bill to Cut Waste, Create Jobs, and Save Billions!

I invite you to support a bill to require the calculation of wages for public works projects be based on actual statistics calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as opposed to the current process which determines these rates based on fundamentally
flawed surveys within the Wage and Hour Division (WHD).  A 2008 Department of Labor Inspector General (IG) report found that “one or more errors existed in 100 percent of the wage reports.”  Research conducted by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office
estimates that upwards of $13 billion could be wasted over 10 years if Davis-Bacon is left unreformed.  Another reputable economic analysis projected that reforming the current method would have saved the federal government nearly $11 billion in 2011 alone.

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Deadline Noon: Prevent the Sale of Power Marketing Administration Transmission Assets

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Committee on the Budget requesting that the Committee reject provisions in the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request that aim to sell transmission assets of Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) within the
Department of Energy (DOE).
There are four federal PMAs that help provide affordable electricity service throughout the country by marketing and delivering power. We are troubled that the budget request seeks to divest the transmission assets of three of these PMA’s: Bonneville Power
Administration (BPA), Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA), and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA).
The aforementioned PMAs are essential not just for states and industry, but for rural and local communities as well as tens of millions of Americans who rely on affordable and sustainable power. Combined, the four PMAs furnish electric power service through
more than 1,200 public power utilities and 600 rural electric cooperatives in 34 states.

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Sign Bipartisan Letter to Prevent the Sale of Power Marketing Administration Transmission Assets

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Committee on the Budget requesting that the Committee reject provisions in the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request that aim to sell transmission assets of Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) within the
Department of Energy (DOE).
There are four federal PMAs that help provide affordable electricity service throughout the country by marketing and delivering power. We are troubled that the budget request seeks to divest the transmission assets of three of these PMA’s: Bonneville Power
Administration (BPA), Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA), and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA).
The aforementioned PMAs are essential not just for states and industry, but for rural and local communities as well as tens of millions of Americans who rely on affordable and sustainable power. Combined, the four PMAs furnish electric power service through
more than 1,200 public power utilities and 600 rural electric cooperatives in 34 states.

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