Letters to Congress

Federal Reserve Dividend Joint Trade letter

July 29, 2015

FSR, financial trade associations send a letter to Speaker Boehner and Democratic Leader Pelosi urging the House of Representatives to reject the Senate’s proposed offset of reducing Federal Reserve dividends for surface transportation funding.

Joint trade letter in support of Crapo-Warner amendment on G-Fees

July 28, 2015

FSR and other financial trade associations send a letter to Senators Mike Crapo and Mark Warner on their amendment to remove a four-year extension of the 10-year, 10 basis point increase in Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s credit risk guarantee fees (g-fees) from the highway bill.

FSR Supports the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act

July 27, 2015

FSR wrote a letter to congress in support of legislation that clarifies the definition of an acceptable private flood insurance policy in order to increase the availability of flood policies for American homes and businesses and encourage competition in the flood insurance marketplace.

Joint Association Letter to the U.S. Senate urging the passing of CISA

July 21, 2015

The Protecting America’s Cyber Networks Coalition urges the Senate to take up and pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) of 2015. Passing cybersecurity information-sharing legislation is a top policy priority of the coalition, which is a partnership of leading business associations representing nearly every sector of the U.S. economy.

FSR sends Patent Troll Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee

June 4, 2015

FSR, as part of a joint trade effort, sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee leaders urging lawmakers to strengthen a pending bill that could help stop patent trolls from extorting exorbitant fees from American businesses and consumers.