F1: Correspondence, Pa-Pe, 1994
Topics include military health care, health care reform, and crime control.
Correspondents include L. F. Payne, Thomas D. Peace, and James W. Pearce.
F2: Correspondence, Ph-Pu, 1994
Topics include Fairness in Broadcasting Act, poverty, foreign aid targeted at
children, child survival, and civil service credit for service in federal-state cooperative
Correspondents include Gregory Potts, Jane Anderson, and Bruce Price.
F3: Correspondence, Q, 1994
F4: Correspondence, Ra, 1994
Topics include Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, health care reform, and
Correspondents include Ezra C. Rachal, Gary D. Rader, Kent Ragsdale, Elisabeth
Ward Ramagos, Charles Rangle, William Raspberry, and John David Rausch Jr.
F5: Correspondence, Re-Ri, 1994
Topics include social security, military health care, cost-of-living adjustments,
Brooks-Dingell Bill, telecommunications, health care reform, and domestic oil and gas
Correspondents include Fred W. Reed, Joe R. Reeder, Lois K. Reeves, Karroll G.
Rhoads, Horace G. Rhodes, Larry Rice, William E. Richardson, Dorothy Riley, and
Robert S. Riley.
F6: Correspondence, Ro-Ry, 1994
Topics include health care reform, Native Americans and education, Johnson-
O’Malley funding, social security, and crime control.
Correspondents include Carlos Romero-Barcelo and Pat Ross.
F7: Correspondence, Sa-Sc, 1994
Topics include Clean Water Act, welfare reform, health care reform, crime control,
and flat tax.
Correspondents include M. Susan Savage, Dean Schirf, John Schnaibel, Mark
Schwartz, and Bruce Scott.
F8: Correspondence, Se-Sh, 1994
Topics include military commissary use, UFOs, health care reform, military health
care, veterans benefits, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), OSHA reform,
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Checotah Alternative Education
School, and Clean Water Act.
Correspondents include Bernard Seegel, Richard D. Seifried, Gary Sellers, Willis
R. Shelhamer, Gary L. Sherrer, Loretta Shipley, and Bud Shuster.
F9: Correspondence, Si-So, 1994
Topics include motorcycle helmet law, subsidies to tobacco farmers, military health
care, health care reform, Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, Neal Smith, and
Correspondents include M. E. Simpson, John C. Smith, Chester Snow, and
F10: Correspondence, Sp-Sy, 1994
Topics include gun control, animal rights, health care reform, social security, crime
control, immigration, federal spending, and military health care.
Correspondents include Joseph K. Spiers, Michael Srite, Robin St. Germain, Louis
Stokes, Mike Sullivan, and Mike Synar.
F11: Correspondence, Ta-Th, 1994
Topics include military health care, welfare reform, health care reform, foreign
policy, and military overseas accompaniment tours.
Correspondents include Pierre F. Taron, Billy Tauzin, Louise Thomas, and Robert
F12: Correspondence, Ti-Ty, 1994
Topics include education funding, federal spending, health care reform, and U.S.
relations with Vietnam.
Correspondents include Steven Joel Trachtenberg, Roy Troutt, and Be Van Tu.
F13: Correspondence, U-V, 1994
Correspondents include B. W. Vandiver.
F14: Correspondence, Wa, 1994
Topics include federal spending, banking industry regulations, flooding in
Oklahoma, welfare reform, assault weapons ban, and health care reform.
Correspondents include John C. Walker, David Walters, Carol J. Walton, Barbara
A. Warner, Marion L. Warner, Roy Warner, J. C. Watts Jr., and Cody Graves.
F15: Correspondence, We-Wh, 1994
Topics include health care reform, Safe Drinking Water Act, social security, child
pornography laws, Janet Reno, cost-of-living adjustments, medical research funding, and
United Technologies Corporation.
Correspondents include Cathy J. Weatherford, Steven R. Weatherford, Trish
Weedn, Gene Whatley, Jerry T. Whatley, John Whetsel, George White, and Thomas L.
F16: Correspondence, Wi, 1994
Topics include health care reform, agricultural research lab at Ft. Reno, gays in the
military, social security, and Haiti.
Correspondents include Danny Williams, Joseph H. Williams, Larry Williams,
Dena Willis, and Alma Wilson.
F17: Correspondence, Wo-Wy, 1994
Topics include HUD subsidized housing, animal rights, and federal spending.
Correspondents include Charles W. Wolfe, Ron Wood, Clayton E. Woodrum, and
F18: Correspondence, Y-Z, 1994
Topics include law enforcement and fire chaplain death benefits, health care
reform, crime control, and social security.
Correspondents include J. D. Young, Doris A. Zahasky, Carl W. Zimmerman, and
Gerald C. Zumwalt.
F19: Correspondence, Petitions and Unknown Names, 1994
This folder contains petitions as well as correspondence that was signed with an
illegible or partial name.
Topics include balanced budget amendment, Johnson-O’Malley funding, Indian
Education Act, National Men’s Health Week, and military health care.
F20: Correspondence, ROBOs, General, 1981-1988
Topics include thanks for comments, answers to request for information, thanks
for returning questionnaire, and Dave McCurdy Business Opportunity Fair.
F21: Correspondence, ROBOs, General, Congratulations, 1981
Topics include wedding anniversaries and high school graduations.
F22: Correspondence, ROBOs, General, Requests, 1981-1985
Topics include flags, autographs, and employment in McCurdy’s offices.
F23: Correspondence, ROBOs, General, Visitors, 1981-1985
Topics include welcome to Washington DC, thanks for visiting the McCurdy
congressional office, and thanks for the hospitality.
F24: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, 1981-1991
Topics include Community Services Administration, National Archives and
Records Administration Act, Ronald Reagan and New Federalism, National Federation of
Music Clubs, National Endowment for the Humanities funding, chaplain for the House of
Representatives, All-Savers certificates, Cost Principals for Nonprofit Organizations,
restoration of the U.S. Capitol facade, Automobile Dealers Day in Court Act, Non-
Discrimination in Insurance Act, Equal Access Bill, federal revenue sharing, deferral of
Community Development Block Grant monies, George Crockett, ethics violations charges
against Jim Wright, and medal of honor for Lt. Jim Thompson.
F25: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Abortion, 1981-1991
Topics include Human Life Amendment, Human Life Federalism Amendment,
Respect Human Life Act, fetal tissue research, Preborn Children’s Civil Rights Act,
Paramount Human Life Amendment, Title X programs, Freedom of Choice Act, and Rust
v. Sullivan Supreme Court decision.
F26: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Agriculture, 1982-1988
Topics include peanut farming, cotton plant-for-PIK program, dairy production,
Wilson Foods Corporation, Soil Conservation Service technical assistance to landowners,
importation of exotic birds, target price payment litigation, Conservation Reserve,
agricultural research and extension programs, soil conservation, Expanded Food and
Nutrition Education Programs, disaster assistance, Jack Bohl, capitalizing pre-productive
expenses of farm animals, and Irradiation Safety and Labeling Requirements Act.
F27: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, AIDS, 1986-1987
F28: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Alcohol Advertising, 1989-1991
Topics include Sensible Advertising and Family Education Act and health and
safety warning messages.
F29: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Animal Testing, 1981-1989
Topics include Research Modernization Act, Humane Care and Development of
Substitutes for Animals in Research Act, Lethal Dose 50 toxicity test, Humane Product
Testing Act, and Consumer Products Safe Testing Act.
F30: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Budget, 1981-1994
Topics include Ronald Reagan budget cuts, housing industry, balanced budget
amendment, taxes, federal spending, federal deficit, Gramm-Rudman automatic deficit
reduction, Bill Clinton economic plan, and budget reconciliation bill of 1994.
F31: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Cable Television, 1982-1992
Topics include syndex rule, Cable Television Copyright Amendments of 1982,
royalties, Cable Television Consumer Protection Act of 1991, and cable television industry
F32: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Campaign Finance Reform, 1982-1993
Topics include political action committees and Clean Campaign Act.
F33: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Child Care, 1988-1989
F34: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Civil Rights Acts, 1985-1992
Topics include Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1985, Grove City v. Bell, sex
discrimination, Civil Rights Act of 1990, hiring quotas, and gay rights.
F35: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Clean Air Act, 1981-1990
Topics include chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), ozone layer, pollution, percentage
reduction requirement, and acid rain.
F36: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Commemorative Bills, 1984-1992
Topics include McCurdy refusal to co-sponsor commemorative bills due to cost
and crowded legislative schedule.
F37: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Commerce, 1981-1991
Topics include regulation of mutual investment companies, high interest rates,
Federal Reserve Board, U.S. participation in the International Monetary Fund (IMF),
Brokered Deposits Rule, use of Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code to abrogate collective
bargaining agreements, ban on credit care surcharges, real estate industry, insurance
industry, and banking reform.
F38: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Defense, 1981-1991
Topics include defense spending, arms build-up, efficiency of Department of
Defense, Gulfstream Next Generation Trainer Program, and Installation Compatible Use
Zone (ICUZ) study at Ft. Sill.
F39: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Defense, Contracting-Out, 1982-1984
F40: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Defense, Military Personnel, 1981-1994
Topics include women in combat, recruitment, pay and benefits, draft, former
military spouse benefits, cost-of-living adjustments, social security offset of Survivor
Benefit Plan income, dental care, retirement, reduction in variable housing allowance,
Forgotten Widows Equity Bill, Lt. Oliver North military pension, Civilian Employee
Retirement Incentive Act, reductions in civilian personnel at Tinker Air Force Base,
reductions in National Guard personnel end strength, and inactivation of 45th Infantry
F41: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Defense, MX Missiles, 1981-1985
Topics include national security and arms race with the Soviet Union.
F42: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Defense, Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), 1984-
Topics include defense against intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and
F43: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Disabled People, 1982-1990
Topics include discrimination against handicapped individuals in federally-funded
programs, Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and Americans with Disabilities
F44: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Education, 1981-1988
Topics include child nutrition programs, Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(ESEA) program funding cuts, vocational rehabilitation, Department of Education budget,
proposed elimination of the Department of Education, student financial aid, tuition tax
credit, Education of All Handicapped Children Act, teachers of math and science, migrant
education programs, American Defense Education Act, federal education budget, Head
Start, school lunch programs, TRIO programs, impact aid, bilingual education, vocational
education, National Service Act, FAA management training, and School Improvement
F45: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, English as Official Language of the U.S., 1986-1993
Topics include Language of Government Act and Declaration of Official Language
F46: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Energy, 1981-1982
Topics include Clinch River Breeder Reactor, windfall profits tax, energy
conservation, renewable energy, proposed elimination of the Department of Energy,
Alaska Natural Gas Transport System, tax on intangible drilling costs, Federal Power Act,
deregulation of natural gas, Coal Pipeline Act, Solar Energy National Security and
Employment Act, abrogation of contracts between natural gas companies and producers,
moratorium on offshore leasing, breakup of Phillips Petroleum, oil and gas industry and
tax reform, Federal Energy Regulation Commission, oil import fee, Petroleum Marketing Competition Enhancement Act.
F47: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Family Protection Act, 1981-1982
F48: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Federal Employees, 1991-1992
Topics include double-dipping, Gramm-Latta, cost-of-living adjustments,
legalizing federal employee strikes, retirement, Federal Employee Health Benefits
program, FAA employee furlough, salary freeze, Medicare tax, pay and benefits, civil
service budget cuts, Hatch Act, postal workers’ political activities, Federal Employees’
Political Activities Act of 1987, and early retirement incentives.
F49: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Federal Officials’ Pay Raise, 1983-1989
Topics include congressmen, federal district judges, and senior federal officials.
F50: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Flag Desecration, 1989-1990
F51: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Foreign Affairs, 1981-1994
Topics include sale of AWACs to Saudi Arabia, resettlement of gay Cuban
refugees, persecution of members of the Baha’i faith in Iran, military aid to El Salvador,
end to martial law in Taiwan, Central America, shooting down of South Korean airliner,
U.S. Marines in Lebanon, Salvadoran refugees in the U.S., genocide treaty, South Africa,
U.S. action against Libya, Iran-Contra affair, Anti-Apartheid Act Amendments of 1988,
Iraq occupation of Kuwait, Somalia, and Haiti.
F52: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Foreign Affairs, Nicaragua, 1985-1988
Topics include aid to the Contras, humanitarian aid, Sandinista regime, and
Salvadoran and Nicaraguan refugees in the U.S.
F53: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Foreign Aid, 1981-1992
F54: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Gays in the Military, 1992-1993
F55: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Gun Control, 1981-1994
Topics include Federal Firearms Reform Act, violent crime, mandatory minimum
sentences, Firearms Owners Protection Act, cop-killer bullets, armor-piercing ammunition,
firearm registration, banning convertible firearms, plastic handgun components, waiting
periods, Brady Bill, crime control, Restricted Weapons Act of 1990, ban on certain semi-
automatic weapons, Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act, and assault weapons ban.
F56: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Health Care, 1981-1994
Topics include Orphan Drug Bill, Title X of the Health Services Act, nomination
of C. Everett Koop for Surgeon General, Home Health Care Services program, Indian
Health Services Plan, Mary Mahoney Memorial Center, Health Cost Containment Tax Act
of 1983, Rehabilitation Act extension, sale of untested medical treatment or devices,
fraud, Medicare and Medicaid, capital cost payments, nursing home reform, use of
immuno-augmentative therapy in cancer patients, catastrophic and long-term care,
prescription drug regulations, minimum health benefits for all workers, Medicare
Catastrophic Act of 1988, Medigap Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, regulating dietary
supplements, BasiCare Health Access and Cost Control Act, health care reform, Managed
Competition Act, and Food, Drug, Cosmetic, and Device Enforcement Act of 1988.
F57: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Health Care, Medicare, 1981-1988
Topics include rural health care, conditions of participation for hospitals, Tax
Reform Act, deficit in Medicare, Part B premium increases, cuts in programs, means
testing, Medicare Quality Protection Act, optometry care, physician reimbursement, and
Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act.
F58: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Housing, 1981-1986
Topics include federally subsidized housing, Federal Housing Administration
Adjustable Rate Mortgage, and housing assistance programs.
F59: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Immigration, 1981-1987
Topics include Southeast Asian refugees in Lawton, illegal aliens, amnesty, and
Immigration Reform and Control Act.
F60: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Interior, 1981-1991
Topics include outdoor recreation grants, Johnson-O’Malley funding, Marine
Mammal Protection Act, Santini Mining Supremacy Bill, James Watt, Tennessee-
Tombigbee Waterway, bald eagle, commercial trade of Kangaroos, National Wildlife
Refuges, Compound 1080, Endangered Species Act, Purdy Reservoir, Indian education
programs, sale of U.S. Forest lands in Oklahoma, Garrison Diversion Unit in North
Dakota, tallgrass prairie preserve in Osage County, Superfund, blood quantum restrictions
for treatment in Indian health facilities, Acid Deposition Control Act, Lake Texoma, oil
drilling in Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), butane in gasoline, Elmer Thomas
Dam, Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, Hatfield Forest Logging Amendment,
destruction of rain forests, excise tax on bird seed, Animal Damage Control program, and
Pet Theft Act.
F61: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Judiciary, 1981-1994
Topics include Equal Rights Amendment, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, funding for
Planned Parenthood, extending Federal Tort Claims Act to National Guard personnel,
Voting Rights Act, Missing Children’s Act, Criminal Code Revision Act, Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Abuse Reform Act, Wichita Mountains Easter Pageant at
the Holy City, verdict in John Hinkley trial, Child Protection Act, theft of controlled
substances from pharmacies, discrimination based on sexual orientation, Law Enforcement
Officers Protection Act, death penalty, manufacturer product liability, line-item veto, limits
on liability damages, Omnibus Family Decency Protection Act, Meese Commission on
pornography, Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1988, evidentiary
standards for anti-trust claims based on retail price fixing, exempting insurance industry
from anti-trust laws, violence and crime against women, and crime control.
F62: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Labor, 1981-1991
Topics include Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, Hobbs Act
Amendments of 1981, Davis-Bacon Act, sub-minimum wage for teenagers, federal grants
for labor unions, employment and vocational training programs, unemployment, Pension
Equity Bill, compulsory unionism, Community Renewal Employment Act, Occupational
Disease Compensation Act, repeal of Service Contract Act, labor union campaign
contributions, Job Corps, labor union violence, placing municipalities under Fair Labor
Standards Act, Construction Industry Labor Law Amendments, rehiring fired air traffic
controllers, right-to-work, Family and Medical Leave Act, minimum wage, Job Training
Partnership Act, High Risk Occupational Disease Notification Act, Minimum Wage
Restoration Act, and rehiring striking workers after a dispute settlement.
F63: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Legal Services Corporation, 1981-1983
F64: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Martin Luther King Day, 1981
F65: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, National Endowment for the Arts, 1989-1993
Topics include reduction of federal appropriations, federal deficit, and funding
F66: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, National Federation of Independent Business,
F67: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Nuclear Weapons, 1982-1987
Topics include nuclear weapons production freeze, arms reduction, Strategic Arms
Reduction Talks, arms control, Soviet Union, and nuclear weapons testing.
F68: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Postal Service, 1981-1990
Topics include cuts in public service subsidies to postal service, nine-digit zip
codes, consolidation of postal union, Mail Order Consumer Protection Amendments, post
office closures, tax deductions for rural carriers using their own vehicles, privatizing the
U.S. Postal Service, and postal rate increases.
F69: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, POW/MIA, 1982-1991
Topics include prisoners-of-war and missing-in-action in Southeast Asia.
F70: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Railroad Retirement System, 1982-1989
Topics include Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983 and retirement age
F71: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Religion in Schools, 1983-1988
Topics include voluntary prayer and students religious group meetings.
F72: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Rural Electrification Administration, 1984-1985
Topics include Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund Self-
Sufficiency Act, and Rural Electrification Administration loan program.
F73: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Science and Technology, 1981-1982
Topics include National Science Foundation funding, NASA, shortage of engineers
and scientists, math and science education, Science and Engineering Manpower Act, and
National Productivity Improvement Week.
F74: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Senior Citizens, 1982-1989
Topics include Senior Community Service Employment Program and Older
Workers Benefit Protection Act.
F75: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Smoking, 1988-1989
Topics include prohibiting smoking on domestic airplane flights and certain
government offices and second hand smoke inhalation.
F76: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Social Security, 1981-1992
Topics include Catch-62, Civil Service Pension Reform Act of 1982, Social
Security Act Amendments of 1983, notch babies, church employee benefits, cost-of-living
adjustments, removing social security from the unified federal budget, social security trust
fund revenues, social security trust fund surplus, earnings test for retired persons, and
making the Social Security Administration an independent agency.
F77: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Telecommunications, 1981-1992
Topics include abusive language on television, sexually explicit scenes on Public
Broadcasting System (PBS), religious programming, Semiconductor Chip Protection Act,
Consumer Video Sales-Rental Amendment of 1983, Home Recording Act of 1983, Cable
Telecommunications Act, access charges for connections to Bell network, copyright fee,
television signal scrambling, satellite television, Telecommunications Employees’
Protection Act of 1987, restrictions on Bell operating companies, and information services
F78: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Trade, 1981-1993
Topics include restrictions on Japanese automobile imports, Federal Trade
Commission Authorization Act of 1982, FTC jurisdiction over state-regulated professions,
reciprocal trade, Fair Practices in Automotive Products Act, retail price fixing, Industrial
Competitiveness Act, Made in America Act, Textile and Apparel Trade Enforcement Act,
fair trade with Canada, Rainbow Enzymes Inc., Maquiladora program in Mexico, General
Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and North American Free Trade Agreement
F79: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Transportation, 1981-1991
Topics include Air Traffic Controller Act of 1981, air traffic controller strike,
Rock Island Railroad, alcohol-traffic safety programs, Surface Transportation Act,
Amtrak passenger train service, Department of Transportation appropriations, FAA
regulations on transponder carriage, shipping charges, and National Traffic Fatality and
Injury Reduction Act of 1991.
F80: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, United Nations, 1984-1987
Topics include limiting U.S. contributions and funding to the U.N.
F81: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Veterans, 1981-1991
Topics include Veterans’ Administration Adjudication Procedure and Judicial
Review Act, royalty and copyright exemption for nonprofit veterans organizations,
veterans health care system, forgotten widows, service-connected disability, Veterans
Educational Assistance Act, judicial review of veterans’ claims, Veteran Home Loan
Guarantee Program, Veterans Administration clinic in Lawton, beneficiary travel pay,
concurrent receipt of retirement and disability pay, and Veterans’ Agent Orange Exposure
and Vietnam Service Benefits Act of 1989.
F82: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Ways and Means, 1981-1994
Topics include American Tax Reduction Movement, exclusion of savings account
interest, tax cuts, Savings and Retirement Income Incentive Act of 1981, Ronald Reagan
budget cuts, W-4 form regulations, estate and gift taxes, denying tax-exempt status to
schools demonstrating racial discrimination, living expense deduction for congressmen,
withholding on interest and dividends, life insurance, Tax Simplification Act, Taxpayer
Protection Act, reporting tip income, deductions for charitable contributions, industrial
development bonds, flat tax, increase in excise tax on liquor, Tax Reform Act, tax
exemption for employer-provided group legal services, IRS record keeping regulations for
business vehicles, Deficit Reduction Act, taxation of credit unions, requiring Medicare
participation, tax on employee benefits, deduction for state and local taxes, tax-deferred
retirement plans, tax code overhaul, increase in excise tax on tobacco products, deduction
limits on home mortgage interest, capital gains tax, disallowing claims of depreciation of
insurance agents’ expiration lists, Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program, luxury tax, tax on
cash value of annuities, and long-term medical care funding.
F83: Correspondence, ROBOs, Issues, Welfare, 1981-1994
Topics include food stamps, work requirement for welfare recipients, budget cuts,
Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and