Legislative Update for Week Ending August 17, 2012

Legislative Update for Week Ending August 17, 2012

Action on Capitol Hill remained slow this week as the August recess continued. Members of both the House and the Senate are expected to remain in their home states and districts until Monday, September 10th.

Congressional Recess Continues

TSCL would like to remind you that many Senators and Representatives will attend local events or schedule town hall meetings throughout the month of August, giving their constituents an excellent opportunity to voice their concerns. We encourage you to approach your Members of Congress and request their support for fair cost-of-living adjustments, Notch fairness, and other key issues. For tips on which questions you should ask your Member of Congress at your next town hall meeting, click HERE.

The following Members of Congress, among others, will hold town hall meetings in the upcoming week:

  • Sen. Johnny Isakson (GA)
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley (IA)
  • Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-3)
  • Rep. Cory Gardner (CO-4)
  • Rep. Jared Polis (CO-2)
  • Rep. Tom Reed (NY-29)
  • Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1)
  • Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4)
  • Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4)
  • Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX-27)
  • Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1)
  • Rep. Joe Barton (TX-6)
  • Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-4)
  • Rep. Martha Roby (AL-2)
  • Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-25)
  • Rep. Sam Farr (CA-17)
  • Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-3)
  • Rep. Lynn Jenkins (KS-2)

For details, or to see if your Members of Congress have scheduled town hall meetings during the August recess, contact their offices. You can find contact information for all Members of Congress on the ACTION CENTER of our website.