House considering legislation this week that would help address crisis of sexual assault in military
Washington, D.C. – The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) being debated by the US House of Representatives this week includes provisions to remove the ability of military commanders to unilaterally overturn convictions or lessen sentences handed down by judges and juries at courts martial.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) announced today that he has joined the bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus in the US House, a newly formed organization to facilitate policy discussions and promote more organized, streamlined, and timely responses to natural disasters affecting the United States.
Washington, D.C. – As both chambers of Congress continue work on a long-term extension of the Farm Bill, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) unveiled his vision for renewable energy investments he says should be included in the legislation to boost rural energy jobs.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Regional Outreach Representatives for Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) are traveling throughout the First District to hold open office hours in communities impacted by the recent floods.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) urged Speaker John Boehner to immediately allow the US House to vote on the Water Resources Development Act, legislation that authorizes flood control and river navigation projects managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Washington, DC – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today launched a webpage designed to help Iowans impacted by flooding occurring throughout eastern Iowa.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) released the following statement today after the International Olympic Committee executive board announced it would include wrestling on a shortlist of sports to be considered for inclusion in the Olympic Games in 2020 and 2024. A final decision will be made on September 8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Washington, DC – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking for clarification on whether Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rules interfere with the timely and continuous flow of health information between health care providers, patients, and families, and whether these rules can impede patient care and put public safety at risk.
Washington, DC – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki calling on him to end the Veterans Affairs’ (VA) backlog of more than 600,000 disability claims.