All this has many members of Congress
, depending upon which side they believe their bread is buttered politically, talking anew about more tax cuts - or spending increases.
The lawsuit challenging the line-item veto was filed in January by five Democratic members of Congress
and one former member, a Republican.
So why would supposedly sophisticated people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation issue warnings to members of Congress
, but try to keep the information away from the president?
ITI has been described by The Washington Post as "well-regarded for its day-to-day lobbying skills," by Technology Daily as "the only high-tech association that compiles a comprehensive voting guide each Congress" and was the only high-tech group named as one of Washington's most effective lobbying groups in a National Journal survey of Members of Congress
elections and that as many as 30 members of Congress
were warned they might be approached to receive illicit contributions.
The ACLJ represents 22 members of Congress
- including numerous military veterans and the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep.
Majorities believe that most members of Congress
are "out of touch with average Americans" (79%), "focused on the needs of special interests" rather than the needs of their constituents (69%) and corrupt (52%).
The report details total pay and compensation for members of Congress
and compares congressional pay to salaries in the private sector as well as salaries of national lawmakers in other developed countries.
While the nearly 500 NTCA member telco representatives who attended the Legislative & Policy Conference certainly did their part to let their voices be heard, it's important that rural telcos continue to build upon the momentum that this event generated and make reaching out to members of Congress
and policy-makers an ongoing commitment.
Inviting members of Congress
for a site visit at their franchise business.
Constitution requires members of Congress
to take the oath of office on a holy book of any sort and noted that Article VI specifically forbids religious tests for public office.
As the DAV meets with their members of Congress
during the upcoming Mid-Winter Conference, I want to encourage Auxiliary members to meet with legislative representatives at local District Offices the last week in February in an effort to make our concerns known thoroughly.