his business background, Baron took the lead on budget and
fiscal issues in Congress. In his third term, his colleagues
selected him as Communications Co-Chair for the Blue Dog
Drawing on his business background, Baron took the lead on
budget and fiscal issues in Congress. In his third term, his
colleagues selected him as Communications Co-Chair for the Blue
Dog Coalition, a group of 44 moderate-to-conservative Democrats
who offer common-sense solutions and strongly advocate fiscal
discipline. He was also an active member of the New Democrat
Coalition, a group of moderate Democrats who focus on economic
issues like promoting a high-tech economy and job growth.
Beginning her third term as a Member of the U.S. House of
Representatives, Ginny Brown-Waite has built a reputation as an
independent leader with the ability to get things done on behalf
of her Florida constituents. Since her arrival in 2003, Ginny
has emerged as one of the most outspoken, hard-working and
dynamic members of the House. Brown-Waite is an active member of
the Financial Services, Homeland Security and Veterans’ Affairs
Committees in the 110th Congress.
There are currently 78 US Representatives in the 110th
Congress supporting federal legislation regulating the rent to
See complete list of cosponsors.
There have been 19 bills introduced since 1993 that would
regulate the rent to own industry at the federal level. None
have passed both houses of Congress (See
Own Legislation 1993 to present).