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Washington, DC — As cities across the country have seen a sharp increase in the number of tragic bus accidents, and driver related issues are a major contributor to these accidents, U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) today introduced the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act to address the problems associated with driver fatigue. As it stands now, bus drivers are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime provisions, which cover the majority of America workers. This legislation would extend these overtime provisions to intercity bus drivers. U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Tuesday issued the following statement after voting no on S.J. Res 34, a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove of the October 2016 Federal Communications Commission (FFC) rule to protect Americans’ personal information, internet browsing history, and other private data.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today hosted a breakfast reception at the U.S. Capitol mobilizing hundreds of women, many of whom are from California’s 14th Congressional District, in the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in 2017 and to make women’s rights a priority in the 115th Congress.