Congressman Chaffetz E-Update

Representative Jason Chaffetz
2013-07-15 18:52:42
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Chaffetz: "I"ve been working closely with the committee and I'm thrilled that they've seen fit to increase money for the cleanup of the Moab tailings." The Tailings project will receive additional funding if a House appropriations bill <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fpress-release%2fchaffetz-pleased-accelerated-tailings-cleanup> becomes law. The amount is about $10 million higher than funding recieved in FY2011 and FY2012. The bill passed through the House last week and is now under consideration in the Senate. <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.sltrib.com %2fsltrib%2fpolitics%2f56584022-90%2fbudget-cup-million-moab.html.csp> <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.sltrib.com %2fsltrib%2fpolitics%2f56584022-90%2fbudget-cup-million-moab.html.csp> <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.sltrib.com %2fsltrib%2fpolitics%2f56584022-90%2fbudget-cup-million-moab.html.csp> Two Chaffetz/Hatch Energy Bills Pass Congress Two energy bills originally sponsored in the House by Rep. Chaffetz have now passed unanimously in the Senate and are poised to be signed into law by President Obama. Senator Hatch was the Senate sponsor of both pieces. <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fpress-release%2ftwo-utah-energy-bills-sent-president-be-signed-la w> Getting Smart about Crime We need to be smarter on crime to reduce recidivism rates. New bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Chaffetz would address this issue by implementing evidence-based prison reform strategies at the federal level. Several states including Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, and North Carolina, have run successful programs at a state level. Click here <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fpress-release%2fchaffetz-scott-work-improve-federal-prison-system > to learn more details about the bill. See what the Salt Lake Tribune has to say about the bill here <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.sltrib.com %2fsltrib%2fopinion%2f56392607-82%2fchaffetz-program-risk-legislation.ht ml.csp> . You can also read more at the Washington Times <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fwww.washington times.com%2fnews%2f2013%2fjul%2f15%2fgetting-smart-about-crime%2f> . 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State Department Waste <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2ft.co%2fyJdSNeZ 0XJ> State should not be spending a dime on Facebook likes. Upcoming Hearings Wednesday, July 17: "Border Security Oversight, Part III: Examining Asylum Requests <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2f1.usa.gov%2f12 GpnWg> " Subcommittee on National Security, Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) 10:15 a.m. in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building "A Path Forward on Postal Reform <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2f1.usa.gov%2f1a dVJNz> " Full Oversight Committee 1:30 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Thursday, July 18: "The IRS's Systematic Delay and Scrutiny of Tea Party Applications <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2f1.usa.gov%2f13 DmI6h> " Full Oversight Committee 9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Follow Congressman Chaffetz on Twitter:@jasoninthehouse <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=https%3a%2f%2fiqconnect.lmh ostediq.com%2fiqextranet%2fiqClickTrk.aspx%3f%26amp%3bcid%3dUT03JC%26amp %3bcrop%3d0000.0000.0000.0000%26amp%3bredirect%3dhttps%253a%252f%252ftwi tter.com%252fJasoninthehouse> Like him on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CongressmanJasonChaffetz <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=https%3a%2f%2fwww.facebook. com%2fCongressmanJasonChaffetz> Home <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2f> | About Jason <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fabout-me> | Welcome <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fabout-me%2ffull-biography> | Constituent Services <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fserving-you%2f> | Issues <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2flegislative-work> | Media <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fmedia-center> | <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fcontact-me> Contact <test-chaffetz.house.gov/contact/> | Privacy Policy <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2fprivacy> | Accessibility <iqconnect.lmhostediq.com/iqextranet/iqClickTrk.aspx &crop=14346.6972907.5244187.7085362&redirect=http%3a%2f%2fchaffetz.house gov%2faccessibility> Washington, DC Office 1032 Longworth HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225-7751 Fax: (202) 225-5629 Provo Office 51 S. 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Moab Tailings

Rep. Chaffetz: "I"ve been working closely with the committee and I'm thrilled that they've seen fit to increase money for the cleanup of the Moab tailings." The Tailings project will receive additional funding if a House appropriations bill becomes law. The amount is about $10 million higher than funding recieved in FY2011 and FY2012. The bill passed through the House last week and is now under consideration in the Senate.

 

Two Chaffetz/Hatch Energy Bills Pass Congress

Two energy bills originally sponsored in the House by Rep. Chaffetz have now passed unanimously in the Senate and are poised to be signed into law by President Obama.  Senator Hatch was the Senate sponsor of both pieces. 

 

 

Getting Smart about Crime

We need to be smarter on crime to reduce recidivism rates. New bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Chaffetz would address this issue by implementing evidence-based prison reform strategies at the federal level. Several states including Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, and North Carolina, have run successful programs at a state level. 

 

Click here to learn more details about the bill.

 

See what the Salt Lake Tribune has to say about the bill here.

 

You can also read more at the Washington Times.

 

  

Issues of Interests

 

Immigration

With the Senate passing a controversial immigration bill learn what Congressman Chaffetz is doing to fix legal immigration. 

 

 

Benghazi

A compelling account from one of the survivors on the ground during the attack in Benghazi. 

 

Airport Security

Dogs are better, smarter, less invasive and a more effective way to screen passengers in airports.

 

State Department Waste

State should not be spending a dime on Facebook likes. 

 

 

Upcoming Hearings

Wednesday, July 17:

Border Security Oversight, Part III: Examining Asylum Requests

Subcommittee on National Security, Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)

10:15 a.m. in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building

 

A Path Forward on Postal Reform

Full Oversight Committee

1:30 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

 

Thursday, July 18:

The IRS’s Systematic Delay and Scrutiny of Tea Party Applications

Full Oversight Committee

9:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

 

 

 

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