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Rockefeller Praises DOT Action to Give Consumers Reliable Information About Cruise Vacations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today issued the following statement after U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the launch of a new federal website that will for the first time give consumers a reliable one-stop resource where they can find information on important consumer protection issues related to cruise vacations. 

Rockefeller Raises Questions Over WhisperText's Privacy Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today raised questions over the privacy practices of the web-based social media application “Whisper,” after media reports alleged that WhisperText LLC had violated its own privacy policies after promising users that the application is the “safest place on the Internet.” Whisper claims to allow its users to post and share anonymous messages about their personal and professional lives online.

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GSA On Track to Meet Administration's 2020 Renewable Energy Goal with First-of-its-Kind Wind Energy Procurement

GSA news releases - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:00am
The Wind Energy Procurement will add over 500,000 MWhs of electricity to the power grid, & is the largest wind energy purchase from a single source.

Rockefeller Statement on Retirement of John Pistole

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today released the following statement after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole announced his retirement.

“As a friend of Administrator John Pistole, I am sorry to hear he will be moving on from the Transportation Security Administration. Throughout his career and as TSA Administrator, John Pistole has played a key role in making our country safer and more secure.

“I have had the pleasure of wo...

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