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Member Hearing Day for FY2020 Defense Appropriations

March 29, 2019

In an effort to ensure that all Members have an opportunity to provide input into the Appropriations process, we invite you to testify on the agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee.

Support FY20 Funding for NeighborWorks

March 29, 2019

Please join us in requesting $170 million for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, commonly known as NeighborWorks America. NeighborWorks is a congressionally chartered nonprofit
that provides financial support, technical assistance, and training for community-based development.

Support Predisaster Mitigation Funding to Communities Threatened by Climate Change

March 29, 2019

I ask that you join me in sending a letter to the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to support federal grants to protect communities vulnerable to increasingly severe natural disasters due to the growing impact of climate change.

Support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in FY20

March 29, 2019

As we develop the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 National Defense authorization and appropriations bills, we urge you join us and support increased production and continued investment in the F-35 program. As we face increasingly advanced global threats, it’s critical
that we continue to increase F-35 production – our nation’s only 5th generation stealth aircraft – in order to reduce overall program costs and ensure the United States maintains its competitive edge.

LAST CALL! (UPDATED COSIGNERS) Support FY 20 Gulf War Illness Treatment Research in Defense Approps (UPDATED COSIGNERS)

March 29, 2019

We invite you to join us in sending a letter (text below) to the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee urging continued support in FY 2020 for the treatment-focused
Gulf War Illness Research Program within the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

Support the USDA Farm to School Grant Program

March 29, 2019

We urge you to join us in supporting additional funding for the USDA Farm to School Grant Program.  The USDA Farm to School Grant Program increases the use of and improves access to local foods in schools – boosting farm income and economic opportunities,
while fostering experiential food education for our nation’s children.

Support the Brewing Industry – Support Hops Research – Deadline Tuesday

March 29, 2019

            The brewing industry depends on hops for their craft.  As the number of craft breweries continues to grow, demand for hops is exploding.  Brewers are looking for more varieties for their recipes. To meet demand, hop farmers depend on research
not only for new flavor profiles, but also for disease resistance and resilience to changes in climate.    

SUPPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

March 29, 2019

I ask you to support full funding for programs within the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the FY 2020 appropriations by signing the letter below addressed to the Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.  

Support HOME Investment Partnerships Program in the FY20 Appropriations

March 29, 2019

Please join me in requesting the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee restore HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding to at least $1.5 billion for fiscal year 2020.