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Knight Cosponsors Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act
January 11, 2018
On January 10, 2018 Representative Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced H.R. 4754, the Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act. Original cosponsors include Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA), Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL). Time is money for all businesses, but even more so for small businesses. Requests for equitable adjustments to a contract, more commonly known as change orders, are abundant on federal construction projects. Contractors and subcontractors currently lack vi... More
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Bipartisan Heroin Task Force unveils 2018 Legislative Agenda
January 10, 2018
On January 10, 2018, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force of the House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious legislative agenda during a joint press conference in the United States Capitol. Led by Co-Chairs Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-CT) and Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), the Task Force intends to prioritize passing legislation to address the rising heroin and opioid epidemic from multiple angles. Representative Steve Knight (R-CA), along with other members of the Task Force, attended the event to hig... More
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Knight Cosponsors Net Protection Bill
December 21, 2017
One week after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reverse the 2015 rule to reclassify broadband internet as a Title II Common Carrier service, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) joined as an original cosponsor of H.R. 4682, the Open Internet Preservation Act. Led by Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), H.R. 4682 would amend Title I of the Communications Act to prohibit broadband internet providers from blocking or impairing any lawful internet content, application, or servic... More
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Knight applauds fire loss deduction provisions in disaster relief package
December 21, 2017
On December 21, 2017 the House of Representatives approved of H.R. 4667, the Emergency Disaster Aid Package. Included in this bill are the provisions of H.R. 4397, the California Wildfire Disaster Tax Relief Act, introduced by Representative Mimi Walters (R-CA) and cosponsored by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA). These provisions would protect the ability of disaster victims to deduct the value of fire and earthquake losses from their federally taxable income. "I'm relieved my colleagues and I... More
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Women in Aerospace Education Act Passes in the House
December 19, 2017
On December 19, 2017 the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4254, the Women in Aerospace Education Act by a vote of 409 - 17. Introduced by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA), this bill would encourage universities applying for Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grants to incorporate aerospace engineering experiences at the National Laboratories and NASA Centers into their teacher training curriculum. This bill would also direct NASA to strengthen the promotion of NASA internship and fellowship ... More
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