Please join us in requesting $20.1 million for the Department of State’s East-West Center (EWC) in the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. The Center supports critical programs, such as
Asia Matters for America and the Congressional Staff Program on Asia, which has become an irreplaceable component of our public policy and diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region.
Please join Representatives Dingell (MI) and Young (AK) in requesting sufficient funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) “Public Health and Preventive
Medicine” line item in FY2020.
Our nation has experienced a variety of natural disasters, particularly over the last several years. The federal government plays a vital role in helping communities recover from these disasters, yet the federal government does not produce a single estimate
of how much it spends on disaster-related assistance each year.
Member of Congress
Please join us in sending the attached letter to the Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations Subcommittee requesting no less than $15 million for the Statewide Family Engagement Centers (SFECs) grant program for Fiscal Year 2020.
Please join me in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government urging the inclusion of report language that requires the United States Postal Service (USPS) to maintain
six-day, Saturday delivery for all types and classes of mail.
Please join us in a letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration in support of robust funding for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program and the Specialty Crop Research Initiative in FY20.
Please join me in sending the attached letter to the Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations Subcommittee requesting no less than $30 million for the Parent Information Centers program at the U.S. Department of Education.
Please join us to request funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for FY2020. The CAP authorizes the USACE to plan, design and construct small-scale water resource
projects under authority from Congress. CAP projects are cost-shared between the federal government and sponsoring local governments or agencies. CAP infrastructure investments are vital to local economies and create business and job opportunities.
As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus we ask that you join us in requesting level funding for federal diabetes programs in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.