Capitol Hill Reports

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/31/16 December 31, 2016 On the Air with Gayle Colleen was a guest on Utah Eagle Forum President, Gayle Ruzicka’s radio program to discuss what we are hearing from the Trump transition team and the importance of the grassroots staying engaged, beginning with the fight to defend Senator Sessions against liberal attacks. A Strong 2017 Colleen is looking forward to working with you in 2017 to continue our long tradition of fighting for the issues that we so dearly care ... Read more

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/23/16 December 23, 2016   We teamed up with Longtime Friend, Connie Mackey This week, long-time Eagle Forum friend Connie Mackey and I visited some key congressional staffers to discuss how we can best work together to advance a conservative agenda when Congress convenes and President Trump is inaugurated.   Pro-Life, Pro-Family, Pro-Freedom  We left so encouraged! We had the privilege of spending time with a high-level, brilliant, solid conservative congressional staffer with whom we have worked on the life issue for ... Read more

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/16/16 December 16, 2016 Last week was a very productive week in Washington. Please be on the lookout for a coalition letter setting forth conservative expectations for the Department of Education, including specific policy expectations and personnel recommendations for assistant secretaries.  We will circulate that letter as soon as it is finalized. Work to Support Sessions’ Confirmation as Attorney General   The consensus among our conservative allies is that the grassroots must be involved in helping get Senator Jeff Sessions confirmed ... Read more

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/09/16 December 9, 2016 The Lame Duck Congressional session is almost over, and although conservatives have reason to be disappointed, we can rejoice that no serious damage was done – YET. The House of Representatives is expected to adjourn on Friday, and there are indications that the Senate might be in session on Monday. Vote to Impeach IRS Commissioner On Tuesday, House Republican leadership brought the impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskiner to the floor for a vote. However, ... Read more