July 28, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S. House of Representatives, the committee is investigating the handling of select agents by federal laboritories. 

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July 23, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: On July 21, 2014, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff transmitted the Waste Confidence draft final rule to the Commission. We request an update on next steps now that the draft final rule has been submitted, including when the Commission will act on the rule and end the NRC's two-year licensing moratorium. 

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July 10, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: We urge you to modernize the fund to bring our nation’s students the twenty-first century tools they need to succeed without increasing the ever-growing burden of USF on rate-payers

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July 9, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Committee is examining an incident last month at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) involving the handling of anthrax specimens.

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June 10, 2014 | Letter

Exerpt: As you know, Section 1342 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, P.L. 111-148) directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to operate a risk corridor program to limit the profits and losses of qualified health plans in the individual and small group markets. However, the provision does not specify a source of funding for the program.

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June 5, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: In asking the multi-stakeholder community to generate a transition proposal, NTIA set forth criteria that any acceptable proposal must satisfy: 1) it must support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model; 2) it must maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet DNS; 3) it must meet the needs and expectations of the global customers and partners of the IANA services; a

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