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DEADLINE TODAY at 10AM – Support FY21 Funding to Improve the Investigation and Prosecution of Hate Crimes

March 12, 2020

Please join me in sending the letter below to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee to request funding to improve the reporting, investigation and prosecution of hate crimes.

Support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program in FY21

March 12, 2020

As we develop the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 defense authorization and appropriations bills, we urge you to join us and support increased production and continued investment in the F-35 program. As we face increasingly advanced global threats, it is 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.

Protect Nonprofit Organizations from Terrorist Attacks

March 12, 2020

We urge you to join us in ensuring that nonprofit organizations across this country can make needed investments to secure themselves against terrorist attacks by signing the below letter requesting the Homeland Security Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year
2021 fund the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) at $240 million and $120 million for the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) NSGP. Together, these parallel programs provide critical security resources to
at-risk faith-based and community institutions located in urban, suburban and rural communities.

Support Continued Funding for the USACE General Investigation Studies

March 12, 2020

The US. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is authorized to conduct investigations related to its core mission areas of navigation, flood risk management, and ecosystem restoration, to determine if Congressional authorization and implementation of a specific
Civil Works project are warranted. Recently, the Army Corps announced they will suspend a few studies, including the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries study (NY/NJ HATS), due to a lack of funding.

CLOSING SOON: Support Funding for the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) program

March 12, 2020

I invite you to join me in sending a bipartisan letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, urging the Subcommittee to fund the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness
(PAIMI) program at $40 million for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021.

DEADLINE TODAY 10AM – FY21 Request Funding to Help First Responders Stop Opioid Deaths

March 12, 2020

Equipping those who are likely to witness an overdose with access to Naloxone— an opioid overdose reversal drug—is critical to help save lives.  First responders are often first on the scene during an emergency.  Title II of The Comprehensive Addiction and
Recovery Act (CARA) has a carve-out for grants for first responders to purchase opioid overdose reversal drugs and to provide them with training on how to carry and administer these lifesaving drugs.
I hope you will join me in supporting CARA funding to provide first responders with increased access to Naloxone.  If you have any questions or would like to sign on, please complete this

FORM. If you have any questions, please reach out to Jonay Foster Holkins at
Jonay.Holkins@mail.house.gov. 

DEADLINE TODAY at 10AM – Request Funding for Schools that Have Experienced Gun Violence

March 12, 2020

Please join us in sending the letter below to the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to request $10 to support the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) Program. 

CLOSING TODAY — Support Hops Research!

March 12, 2020

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.    

CLOSES TOMORROW: Support Carbon Capture, Provide Funding for DOE Office of Fossil Energy

March 12, 2020

Please join us in writing to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water in support of funding for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy Research and Development Program at
$858 million.

Sign-on to FY21 Appropriations Letter to Protect Our Coastlines from Offshore Oil Drilling

March 12, 2020

Please join us in sending the letter below to the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee asking them to adopt language prohibiting federal funds from being used to allow for any new oil and gas leasing, pre-leasing, or seismic activities
in Outer Continental Shelf planning areas along the Pacific coast, Atlantic coast, Florida’s coast, and the Arctic Ocean in the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) appropriations bill.