Letters & Coalitions


R Street comments to NCUA on Payday Alternative Loans
R.J. Lehmann & Alan Smith

The R Street Institute appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed Payday Alternative Loans (PAL) II rule. The R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public-policy-research…

Coalition letter on Civil Forfeiture Reform: Urgent Need for Floor Amendments to the CJS Appropriations Bill
Lars Trautman

Dear Member of Congress:
Current law allows law enforcement to confiscate property from innocent Americans without charging anyone with a crime. When citizens object, they encounter a system that is…

Coalition letter urging further support of ACMRA
Sasha Moss

Dear Chairman Harper and Ranking Member Brady:
We, the 30 undersigned organizations, write to thank the Committee on House Administration for its April 12th vote to…

Coalition urges Congress to prevent postal service from expanding into financial services
Kevin Kosar

Dear Congressman Patrick McHenry,

On behalf of our organizations and the Americans we represent, we write to express support of your Amendment to Division B, within the Financial Services and…

Coalition letter in support of e-file provision in FY19 Minibus
Kevin Kosar

Dear FY19 Minibus Appropriations Conferee:

As you may know, the Senate’s version of the FY19 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill contains a provision to require Senate candidates to join all…

Senate should vote ‘yes’ on Corker-Toomey motion to instruct conferees to H.R. 5895
Clark Packard

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the authority to set trade policy, including the power to impose tariffs and regulate foreign commerce. Over time, Congress delegated much…

SmarterSafer coalition letter: Reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
R.J. Lehmann

July 9, 2018


The Honorable Mitch McConnell                                                 The Honorable Charles Schumer


Re: Clarifying Differences in Report Language in Conducting a Technology Assessment Study
Kevin Kosar

June 28, 2018

Re: Clarifying Differences in Report Language in Conducting a Technology Assessment Study

Dear Chairman Daines, Chairman Fortenberry, Ranking Member Murphy, and Ranking Member…

Free-market groups to Senate: Support crop insurance reform amendments to the Farm Bill
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the undersigned free-market and conservative organizations and the millions of members we represent, we urge you to support commonsense reforms to the farm subsidy…

Politicians, academics and think tanks call for cannabis legalisation
Carrie Wade

From the Adam Smith Institute:

Following the call on the government from Lord Hague to look again at legalising cannabis MPs, Ron Hogg PCC, academics and think tanks write to the Telegraph to call…