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FRA Issue Update - 1/24/20

The FRA team continues to make Hill visits to advance the Safe Routes Act (HR 2453). The meetings this week included a visit with House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee majority staff. T&I staff are in the process of compiling many transportation related bills for consideration in the Reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Act.

FRA Issue Update - 1/17/20

This week was a productive one on the trade front. On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation implementing the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 89-10. This action follows House passage of the agreement in December by a 385-41 vote. The legislation now heads to the President’s desk where he plans to sign the bill next week.

FRA Issue Update - 1/10/20

H-2B ACTION ALERT: U.S. Representatives Andy Harris (R-MD-1), Chellie Pingree (D-ME-1), Jack Bergman (R-MI-1) and Jack Keating (D-MA-9) and Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) are circulating a letter to the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, asking that he immediately release all of the additional H-2B visas authorized under the law.

FRA Issue Update - 1/3/20

As FRA reflects on 2019, we would like to highlight some of our successes during the year in advancing our top policy priorities of transportation, non-immigrant labor, and biomass.

FRA Issue Update - 12/20/19

This week Congress passed a $1.4 trillion spending and tax package that will fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2020.   Two provisions critical to FRA were included in this package:

2019 Security Alerts


FRA Issue Update - 12/13/19

Last evening, Congressional leadership announced an agreement in principle to fund the federal government through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2020.
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