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House Passes Rep. Rice’s Resolution Prohibiting Members of Congress and Staff from Serving on Corporate Boards
January 4, 2019
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Kathleen Rice’s resolution prohibiting Members of Congress and their staffs from serving on the boards of publicly-held companies. The resolution passed as part of the House Rules package for the 116th Congress. The measure creates a similar, yet stronger version of Senate Rule 37.6(a), which states no Senator “shall serve as an officer or member of the board of any publicly-held or publicly regulated corporation, fi... More
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Reps. Rice, Gallagher & Kilmer Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Accountability and Transparency of Political Spending
December 13, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), three of the co-chairs of the Congressional Reformers Caucus, today introduced a bipartisan bill to increase disclosure and accountability of political spending. The Political Accountability and Transparency Act, H.R. 7267, would strengthen coordination rules between super PACs and individual campaigns to ensure that super PACs truly operate independently from candidates, require political adv... More
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Representatives Kathleen Rice & Brian Mast Introduce Legislation to Revise Department of Veterans Affairs Mission Statement to be More Inclusive of Women Veterans and Surviving Family Members
November 16, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Brian Mast (FL-18), both members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, today introduced a new bill to revise the mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to be more inclusive of women veterans and surviving family members. The current VA mission statement is a quotation from President Abraham Lincoln that reads: “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.” As it stands,... More
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As the Number of Women Veterans Continues to Grow, Representative Kathleen Rice & Senator Gillibrand Announce Legislation to Revise Department of Veterans Affairs Mission Statement to be More Inclusive of Women Veterans and Surviving Family Members
November 8, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced they will introduce a new bill to revise the mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to be more inclusive of women veterans and surviving family members. The current VA mission statement is a quotation from President Abraham Lincoln that reads: “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.” As it... More
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Rep. Kathleen Rice Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency around Disaster Relief Benefits and Claw-backs
October 30, 2018
LONG BEACH, NY – U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Peter King (NY-02) today introduced a new bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and the Small Business Act to better inform disaster survivors about which forms of federal assistance could be considered duplicative and result in a recoupment or, claw-back. The bill also requires the federal government to automatically provide disaster survivors with clear information on how they determine ... More
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