More Stats (was Re: Update [from Minnesota])
- The GAO report to which Nancy refers is also available in our Files
section. You might find some useful information there; however it
focuses on the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services rather than
OWCP. For example, one finding of the report is that assistance by
Peace Corps in filing FECA claims had its share of deficiencies.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, FourDirect@... wrote:
> I'm really sick at the moment or I'd look into this, myself, but the
> investigation by Senator Inouye back in the 1990's had a lot of
> and was quite incriminating of the treatment we all have received, at
> of that date.
- This probably means that I should get off my butt and
contact the Oregon congresspeople too. I know this has
been asked before, but where can I find a copy of the
letters that have been sent. I'm not hugely interested in
writing one from scratch. Did you contact Representatives
and Senators or just Senators? -- Felicia
> Thanks for the update. I understand your frustration. I
> am also
> frustrated, and somewhat puzzled, by the lack of response
> that we've
> gotten from most of the Senators and Representatives we've
> contacted. Why are they so reluctant to take on the
> Branch? Is it a Bush administration thing, or are RPCVs
> such lowly
> beings that we don't even make a blip on the radar?
> I'm not familiar with the Oregon Congressional delegation,
> but I'm
> surprised that a couple of Senators (i.e., Patrick Leahy
> and Charles
> Schumer) have failed to respond. In Senator Leahy's case,
> eight of
> the signatories to the Gregg letter were from Vermont!
> I'm tempted to erect a cyber Hall of Shame for a number of
> elected officials. Not that it would do anything but give
> me a
> moment of satisfaction.
> --- In email@example.com, susan murray <bunstg@...>
>> Since I had not received any reply from Oregon Senators
>> Wyden (D)
> or Smith (R) or Congresswoman Hooley (D) to my letter of
> 9/4 I
> contacted each of their offices on 10/29. Wyden's aide
> said that she
> would "check into it" and call me back. So far no call.
> aide said that they had no record of receiving my letter
> so I faxed a
> copy of the PC letter and my cover on 10/29. Smith's aide
> said that
> she would call DC and check on my letter. I received a
> letter today
> from Smith saying that he "appreciated the input and he
> would keep my
> thoughts in mind should these matters be brought before
> the Congress
> for consideration." So much for that.
>> I remain frustrated but will follow up with Wyden and
> Yahoo! Groups Links
- Hi Felicia,
I will send you by email a copy of a letter that one of our members
sent to her Senator. If you like the letter, it'll take you a couple
minutes to tailor the letter for your use.
If you would like to contact both of your Senators and your
Congressperson, that would be great. Whether you choose to contact
one or two or all three of them is entirely up to you.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Felicia" <felicia@...> wrote:
> This probably means that I should get off my butt and
> contact the Oregon congresspeople too. I know this has
> been asked before, but where can I find a copy of the
> letters that have been sent. I'm not hugely interested in
> writing one from scratch. Did you contact Representatives
> and Senators or just Senators? -- Felicia