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DEADLINE MARCH 17th: Support State and Tribal Wildlife Grants (STWG) program

March 16, 2020

Please join us in supporting the highest level of funding possible for the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants (STWG) program in fiscal year 2021. This program is the nation’s core program for preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered. The STWG
program provides states, territories, the District of Columbia, and Indian tribes with important funding to implement wildlife conservation actions needed to prevent wildlife from becoming endangered and to help recover those already listed. The program is
working to recover over 12,000 species identified by the states as Species of Greatest Conservation Need.

Support new DHS Center of Excellence for Election Security!

March 16, 2020

Sincerely,
JOE COURTNEY
Member of Congress

LAST CALL: Support FY21 HUD Funding for Manufactured Housing Programs

March 16, 2020

Please join me in sending a letter to the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) urging strong funding to the Housing and Urban Development department’s (HUD) Manufactured Housing Program to protect the
quality, safety, and affordability of manufactured homes in the U.S.

Support America’s Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses in FY2021

March 16, 2020

Please join us in sending a programmatic request letter to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee on the Small Business Administration’s entrepreneurial development programs. It is important that these programs be provided
robust funding in Fiscal Year 2021 to support entrepreneurship, small business success, and economic development in rural and urban communities across the country.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Support President Trump’s Request for Increased Funding for HUD’s Section 202 Senior Housing Program

March 16, 2020

Please join me in sending a letter to the Transportation, Housing, Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee calling for $853 million in funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Section 202 Supportive Housing
for the Elderly (Section 202) Program.

Support Funding for the EPA’s S&T and EPM Accounts

March 16, 2020

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee urging the Subcommittee to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s
(EPA) Science and Technology (S&T) and Environmental Programs and Management (EPM) accounts at $848 million and $3 billion respectively, commensurate with the FY2010 levels. 

DEADLINE TODAY – FY21 Funding for MQ-8 Fire Scout Research and Development Program

March 16, 2020

Please join me in requesting an increase funding level of $10 million for the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Program in Fiscal Year 2021. This funding would strengthen the MQ-8 Fire Scout research and development (R&D) Program, which provides
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) data to tactical users without the use of manned aircraft or reliance on limited joint theater or national assets. 

Support Life Saving Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Therapies Cosponsor the TRANSPLANT Act of 2019

March 16, 2020

We invite you to cosponsor bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the CW Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (Program) and the National Cord Blood Inventory program (NCBI). These programs save lives by connecting patients with otherwise fatal blood cancers
or blood disorders to unrelated donors across the world. Authorization for the Program and NCBI expires at the end of Fiscal Year 2020. The
Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2019 (TRANSPLANT Act) would allow for continued operation and funding through 2025 without interruption.

Support Increased Transparency & Efficiency in Student Loans

March 16, 2020

The burden of student loans has unquestionably taken a toll on millions of American families. As outstanding student loan debt in the U.S. continues to climb—in June of 2019, borrowers owed around $1.6 trillion—various proposals have been
introduced to offer free college, refinance student loans, or cancel student debt altogether. Protecting programs like PSLF and Federal Work-Study, along with increasing Pell Grant funding, would certainly reduce the amount of debt students accumulate,
but these actions alone will not fix the larger problem. Addressing the root of the student loan crisis must center on sharp transparency with borrowers and a loan disclosure that is simple, accessible, and easy to understand.  

Deadline TODAY (3/16): Support UXO Cleanup on Formerly Used Defense Sites in FY21

March 16, 2020

We urge you to join us in requesting $316,587,000 in funding for the cleanup and remediation of unexploded ordnance (UXO), discarded military munitions (DMM), and munitions and explosives of concern (MEC) on Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) in the Fiscal
Year 2021 Department of Defense appropriations bill. We are also including a report language request that this increase in funding for FUDS go specifically to Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) cleanup.