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SIGN ON: Keep Our Urban Areas Safe, Homeland Security Funding

March 17, 2020

Many cities across the nation contain high-density potential terror targets, such as international airports, transit stations and major tourist attractions. These cities devote tremendous resources toward keeping their residents safe, but they rely on federal
funding to protect their communities and critical infrastructure from national security threats.

Closing TODAY: FY21 Funding for Environmental Justice

March 17, 2020

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies in support of increased funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Justice Program within the Environmental
Programs and Management (EPM) Account and the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account (Superfund Account).

Join the Women in STEM Caucus

March 17, 2020

I write to invite you to join us as members of the Congressional Women in STEM Caucus.

Support CDFI Disability Funds

March 17, 2020

Please join me in requesting $6 million in funding dedicated to the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) program Integration for Individuals with Disabilities

Support Students During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 17, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, higher education institutions across the country are bringing students back from study abroad programs, canceling educational programming, and moving to online classes. Most recently, some schools have required
their students to move out of their on-campus housing for the duration of their spring classes and relocate to other homes.

DEADLINE TODAY: Support Environmental Justice measures in EPA’s appropriations bill

March 17, 2020

I am writing to invite you to join me in requesting report language in the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2021 that specifies that $3 million in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) be used to implement two measures which are key in ensuring Environmental Justice for all Americans:

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

March 17, 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 FUNDING FOR INDIAN YOUTH SERVICE CORPS – PILOT PROGRAM – DEADLINE TOMORROW

March 17, 2020

Please join me in sending the letter below to support funding at least $5 million to establish an Indian Youth Service Corps pilot program in the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (DOI-BIA). 

Help Fight Drug Abuse and Addiction by Supporting Full Funding for the HIDTA Program

March 17, 2020

Please join our letter to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government calling for $290 million for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program in fiscal year 2021.

SIGN BIPARTISAN LETTER SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS IN FY 2021

March 17, 2020

We invite you to join us in encouraging the House Appropriations Committee to provide $150 million for Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) in the FY 2021 Financial Services
and General Government Appropriations bill.