You are writing regarding

H.R.3903 Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012, 112th Congress

Contact Congress

1. Choose Your Position
2. Write Your Letter
3. Share Your Communication

OpenCongress Message Builder

OpenCongress Message Builder

Use the tools in this column to help craft your letter. Anytime your mouse highlights a section, click on it to add prepared text. You can edit any part of the message at left, and if you like, add your own stories and text to personalize your letter.

Official Bill Info

  • Latest Action: Feb 07, 2012 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "Sponsor introductory remarks on measure." on Feb 07, 2012
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Ways and Means committee.

Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 29% of users oppose H.R.3903

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    29% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.3903.
  • H.R.3903 has been viewed 1,882 times

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    H.R.3903 has been viewed 1,882 times on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource.
  • Contribution Data

    Enter your street address above, and relevant campaign contribution data for your elected officials will appear here in seconds for you to use in your letter.

    Supporting Organizations

    • 9to5, National Association of Working Women

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization 9to5, National Association of Working Women supports H.R.3903
    • AFL-CIO

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization AFL-CIO supports H.R.3903
    • AFSCME

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization AFSCME supports H.R.3903
    • Alliance for a Just Society

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Alliance for a Just Society supports H.R.3903
    • Alliance for Retired Americans

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Alliance for Retired Americans supports H.R.3903
    • American Association of University Women

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization American Association of University Women supports H.R.3903
    • American Federation of Government Employees

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization American Federation of Government Employees supports H.R.3903
    • American Federation of Teachers

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization American Federation of Teachers supports H.R.3903
    • American Sustainable Business Council

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization American Sustainable Business Council supports H.R.3903
    • Americans for Democratic Action

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Americans for Democratic Action supports H.R.3903
    • Business for Shared Prosperity

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Business for Shared Prosperity supports H.R.3903
    • Campaign for America's Future

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Campaign for America's Future supports H.R.3903
    • Campaign for Community Change

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Campaign for Community Change supports H.R.3903
    • Catholics United

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Catholics United supports H.R.3903
    • Center for American Progress

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Center for American Progress supports H.R.3903
    • Children's Alliance

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Children's Alliance supports H.R.3903
    • Citizens for Tax Justice

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Citizens for Tax Justice supports H.R.3903
    • Common Cause

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Common Cause supports H.R.3903
    • Community Action Agency

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Community Action Agency supports H.R.3903
    • Community Action Partnership

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Community Action Partnership supports H.R.3903
    • Disabled Rights Action Committee

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Disabled Rights Action Committee supports H.R.3903
    • Disciples Justice Action Network

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Disciples Justice Action Network supports H.R.3903
    • Economic Opportunity Institute

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Economic Opportunity Institute supports H.R.3903
    • Every Child Matters

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Every Child Matters supports H.R.3903
    • Faith in Public Life

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Faith in Public Life supports H.R.3903
    • Gray Panthers

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Gray Panthers supports H.R.3903
    • Green America

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Green America supports H.R.3903
    • Health Care for America Now

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Health Care for America Now supports H.R.3903
    • IIRON

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization IIRON supports H.R.3903
    • International Brotherhood of Teamsters

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization International Brotherhood of Teamsters supports H.R.3903
    • Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights supports H.R.3903
    • Main Street Alliance

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Main Street Alliance supports H.R.3903
    • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund supports H.R.3903
    • National Association for Hispanic Elderly

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Association for Hispanic Elderly supports H.R.3903
    • National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare supports H.R.3903
    • National Council of Jewish Women

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Council of Jewish Women supports H.R.3903
    • National Council of La Raza

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Council of La Raza supports H.R.3903
    • National Council of Women's Organizations

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Council of Women's Organizations supports H.R.3903
    • National Council on Independent Living

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Council on Independent Living supports H.R.3903
    • National Disability Rights Network

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Disability Rights Network supports H.R.3903
    • National Education Association

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Education Association supports H.R.3903
    • National Education Association-Retired

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Education Association-Retired supports H.R.3903
    • National Organization for Women

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Organization for Women supports H.R.3903
    • National People's Action

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National People's Action supports H.R.3903
    • National Women's Law Center

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization National Women's Law Center supports H.R.3903
    • New Voice of Business

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization New Voice of Business supports H.R.3903
    • People for the American Way

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization People for the American Way supports H.R.3903
    • PICO National Network

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization PICO National Network supports H.R.3903
    • Progressive Congress

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Progressive Congress supports H.R.3903
    • Progressive Democrats of America

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Progressive Democrats of America supports H.R.3903
    • Promise the Children

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Promise the Children supports H.R.3903
    • Rebuild the Dream

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Rebuild the Dream supports H.R.3903
    • Responsible Wealth

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Responsible Wealth supports H.R.3903
    • Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law supports H.R.3903
    • Service Employees International Union

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Service Employees International Union supports H.R.3903
    • Social Security Disability Coalition

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Social Security Disability Coalition supports H.R.3903
    • St. Vincent de Paul Society

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization St. Vincent de Paul Society supports H.R.3903
    • Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees supports H.R.3903
    • Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice supports H.R.3903
    • Tax Justice Network USA

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Tax Justice Network USA supports H.R.3903
    • The Arc of the United States

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization The Arc of the United States supports H.R.3903
    • United Auto Workers

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization United Auto Workers supports H.R.3903
    • United for a Fair Economy

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization United for a Fair Economy supports H.R.3903
    • United Steelworkers

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization United Steelworkers supports H.R.3903
    • US Action

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization US Action supports H.R.3903
    • Wealth for the Common Good

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Wealth for the Common Good supports H.R.3903
    • YWCA USA

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization YWCA USA supports H.R.3903
    • Coalition on Human Needs

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Coalition on Human Needs supports H.R.3903

    Opposing Organizations

    • Alliant Group

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Alliant Group opposes H.R.3903
    • Bankrupting America

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Bankrupting America opposes H.R.3903
    • Fair Tax Nation

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Fair Tax Nation opposes H.R.3903
    • US Chamber of Commerce

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization US Chamber of Commerce opposes H.R.3903

    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • POPVOX - The Sportsmen's Heritage Act (HR 4089) Tops Bills on ... - April 21, 2012 by kentai - ... The Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act; HR 3903 The Paying a Fair Share Act; HR 4214 The Compound 1080 and Sodium Cyanide Elimination Act; HCR 103 Expressing the sense of Congress that the effective Federal ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by kentai on April 21, 2012, "... The Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act; HR 3903 The Paying a Fair Share Act; HR 4214 The Compound 1080 and Sodium Cyanide Elimination Act; HCR 103 Expressing the sense of Congress that the effective Federal ..." (/url?q=http://www.popvox.com/blog/2012/sportsmens-heritage-act-tops-bills-popvox-week-apr/&sa=U&ei=v_aXT8eUD6nM2AXiuOn5Bg&ved=0CEkQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNH6Ae7yX5rB1G0MzFpNhMs6cmPgdA)
    • BEVERLY TRAN: Same Old Republican Tricks: No to the Buffet Rule ... - April 18, 2012 by beverly tran - a cosponsor of H.R. 3903, the House Democrats' version of the bill – released the following statement in response to Senate Republicans' action: “Today, Republicans in the Senate once again proved they will oppose any ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by beverly tran on April 18, 2012, "a cosponsor of H.R. 3903, the House Democrats' version of the bill – released the following statement in response to Senate Republicans' action: “Today, Republicans in the Senate once again proved they will oppose any ..." (/url?q=http://beverlytran.blogspot.com/2012/04/same-old-republican-tricks-no-to-buffet.html&sa=U&ei=8JmWT6PzAeTK2AWo2M3ZDQ&ved=0CDAQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGn5wbQxOORwevw5APNh9Ved9kD6g)
    • Conyers In The House: Same Old Republican Tricks: No to the ... - April 18, 2012 by noreply@blogger.com (beverly tran) - a cosponsor of H.R. 3903, the House Democrats' version of the bill – released the following statement in response to Senate Republicans' action: “Today, Republicans in the Senate once again proved they will oppose any ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by noreply@blogger.com (beverly tran) on April 18, 2012, "a cosponsor of H.R. 3903, the House Democrats' version of the bill – released the following statement in response to Senate Republicans' action: “Today, Republicans in the Senate once again proved they will oppose any ..." (/url?q=http://conyersinthehouse.blogspot.com/2012/04/same-old-republican-tricks-no-to-buffet.html&sa=U&ei=8JmWT6PzAeTK2AWo2M3ZDQ&ved=0CCwQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEHpPi_--m2ngonHGofZMTgXYiRKw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • DINGELL: Congress needs to approve important bipartisan legislation - May 11, 2012 by News-Herald - That’s why I’m very proud to be a co-sponsor of H.R. 3903, the Paying a Fair Share Act, which would ensure that the highest-earning Americans pay at least a 30 percent effective tax rate. H.R. 3903 would make the so-called “Buffett Rule ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by News-Herald on May 11, 2012, "That’s why I’m very proud to be a co-sponsor of H.R. 3903, the Paying a Fair Share Act, which would ensure that the highest-earning Americans pay at least a 30 percent effective tax rate. H.R. 3903 would make the so-called “Buffett Rule ..." (http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2012/05/11/opinion/doc4fad59ddedc2a446004813.txt)
    • Baldwin Campaign: Baldwin says momentum for "Buffett Rule" is building - April 17, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, who introduced legislation in the House to enact the so-called "Buffett Rule," reports that support for the Paying a Fair Share Act (H.R. 3903) has grown steadily since she called on the House leadership to bring the measure to

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by WisPolitics.com on April 17, 2012, "Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, who introduced legislation in the House to enact the so-called "Buffett Rule," reports that support for the Paying a Fair Share Act (H.R. 3903) has grown steadily since she called on the House leadership to bring the measure to" (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=267399)
    • Larsen Cosponsors Buffett Rule for Tax Fairness - April 16, 2012 by Lake Stevens Journal - WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today became a cosponsor of the Paying a Fair Share Act (H.R. 3903) which would make the Buffett Rule law. The Buffett Rule, named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett, would ensure that middle-class ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Lake Stevens Journal on April 16, 2012, "WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today became a cosponsor of the Paying a Fair Share Act (H.R. 3903) which would make the Buffett Rule law. The Buffett Rule, named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett, would ensure that middle-class ..." (http://lakestevensjournal.com/county-state/article.exm/2012-04-16_larsen_cosponsors_buffett_rule_for_tax_fairness)
    Enter your street address at right to find your members of Congress. You must have JavaScript enabled.
    A Letter to Congress from a constituent via OpenCongress.org

    After sending, this letter will be viewable to:

    Characters Remaining:  
    • Click "Send Message" above to complete delivery of this email. (If you don't already have a free "My OpenCongress" account, we'll make one for you now.)
    • Congressional offices require all address information in the form above be completed in order to deliver your email.
    • OpenCongress does not share your address information with any outside parties for any reason.

    OpenCongress is the only not-for-profit website that enables you to write all three of your members of Congress at once.

    OpenCongress is the only website that gives this information back to the public commons, enabling you to find other constituents near you who are tracking the same bills and issues.