March 27, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: Given the committee’s strong interest in the manner in which the commission is managing its own information technologies, we are writing to seek information to better understand the facts and circumstances surrounding the planned relocation of these servers and the impact, if any, such relocation may have on the FCC’s document management practices.

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March 19, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We write to express our disappointment with the proposed policy changes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced to the Medicare Advantage (MA) program for 2016 that will impact seniors' choices and the ability for health plans to provide important benefits to more than 16 million seniors and individuals with disabilities. 

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March 18, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The SPR, according to DOE, is part of the department's "critical infrastructure," and serves a "National Security Critical Essential Function." Yet, DOE has not published a revised study on the optimal size of SPR in light of ever-evolving domestic and global condiditons since 1900 and the last major assessment of SPR's mission readiness was the Life Extension Program

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March 18, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health - including mental health - of the nation. SAMHSA'a mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

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March 9, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The committee seeks further information regarding the U.S. public health response to seasonal influenza. We believe understanding the lessons from this influenza season could improve the U.S. public health response in the future, particularly to a severe influenza season with a mismatched vaccine, and possibly save thousands of lives. 

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February 25, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We are concerned about the legal and policy implications of any activities that may in any way affect the adequacy of the site for its statutorily required use for high level waste and spent nuclear fuel disposal, including any activity that could affect the pace of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's consideration of the Yucca Mountain license application. 

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