Congressional Letters

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In Support of House Bill 2809
Steven Greenhut

Dear Chairman Kern,

The R Street Institute is writing to support House Bill 2809, which provides fee reductions to occupational license holders when the licensing fund exceeds 50 percent of its…

Letter in support of Senate Bill 1274
Steven Greenhut

Dear Sen. Ugenti-Rita,

The R Street Institute is writing to strongly support Senate Bill 1274, which restructures the membership of several licensing boards to include more public members. R…

Letter to House Energy & Commerce Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee regarding e-cigarette manufacturers’ impact on public health
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Chairperson DeGette, Ranking Member Guthrie and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for creating an opportunity for the country’s largest e-cigarette manufacturers to provide detailed…

Opposition to House Bill 4078
Steven Greenhut

Dear Rep. Salinas,

The R Street Institute is writing to oppose House Bill 4078, which creates an emergency law prohibiting the remote sales of vaping systems. R Street is a Washington, D.C.-based…

An Open Letter to Alan Dershowitz: We’ve heard this argument before
Antonia Passalacqua & Kristen Nyman

Dear Professor Alan Dershowitz and the Trump legal team:

Many were shocked to hear the brazen legal argument that President Trump’s actions with regard to Ukraine are justified because he had…

Letter on S.1309 – “An Act relative to hormonal contraceptives.”
Courtney Joslin & Nicolas John

January 17, 2020

Senator Joanne Comerford
Chair, Senate Committee on Public Health
State House, Room 413-C

Representative John J. Mahoney
Chair, House Committee on Public Health
State…

Hearing on “Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age”
Jeffrey Westling

January 8, 2020

Hon. Janice Schakowsky, Chairwoman
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
House Energy & Commerce Committee
U.S. House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House…

Statement of Support for Amending PA HB 1555
Arthur Rizer

Statement of Support for Amending PA HB 1555
December 18, 2019
As advocates of pragmatic criminal justice reform, we write in strong support of House Bill 1555 and proposed amendments that would…

Options for Improved Science and Technology Advice for Congress
Tony Mills & Zach Graves

Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Chairwoman
Hon. Frank Lucas, Ranking Member
House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology
2321 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Re: Options…

Letter requesting changes to H.R. 3167, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
R.J. Lehmann

Dear Minority Leader McCarthy, Minority Whip Scalise, and Ranking Member McHenry:

Our organizations write in response to the recent letter from 64 members to House leadership requesting changes to…