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Protect university voices in matters of Homeland Security

January 30, 2020

Please join me in signing the below letter to the Department of Homeland Security asking for additional information about the latent Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council.

Support Mental Health & Suicide Prevention – Cosponsor ‘Cady Housh & Gemesha Thomas Student Suicide Prevention Act’

January 30, 2020

Please join us by cosponsoring ‘The Cady Housh and Gemesha Thomas Suicide Prevention Act of 2019’, which recognizes the severity of youth suicide and authorizes the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) grants to be used for training school personnel in elementary and
secondary schools and also students in secondary schools in youth suicide awareness and prevention tools.

Cosponsor the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act (H.R. 5375)

January 30, 2020

We invite you to join us as a cosponsor of
H.R. 5375  – the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019. The legislation provides a 15% Investment Tax Credit for Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) and resumes the tax credit for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Clean energy technologies
will help us address some of the most pressing energy production, energy consumption, and environmental issues faced by urban and coastal communities.

H.Res.810 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Free File program has made vital contributions to the public.

January 30, 2020

We ask that you join us as a cosponsor of H.Res.810, commending the achievements of the IRS’s Free File program. As co-chairs of the House Free File Caucus, we have personally seen the vital contributions that the Free File program has made in our communities.

H.R.2010, the Second Chance at Life Act of 2019

January 30, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable K. Michael Conaway Sent By: Chase.Sauvage@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Current Cosponsors (65): Gosar, Duncan, Kelly (MS), Brady, Crawford, Babin, Banks, Meadows, Wright, Williams, Allen, Gaetz, Hagedorn, Norman, Bacon, Mooney, McHenry, Gibbs, Steube, Luetkemeyer, Joyce, Grothman, Fleischmann, Arrington, Budd, Baird, Johnson (LA), Weber, Latta, Moolenaar, Flores, LaMalfa, Wenstrup, Mast, […]

Support Permanent Protection for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park

January 30, 2020

Please join me in becoming a cosponsor the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act (H.R. 5598), which permanently withdraws 234,328 acres of federal land and waters within the Superior National Forest from risky sulfide-ore
copper mining. The bill has bipartisan support, and is supported by local, regional, and national advocacy groups in favor of permanently protecting these waters.

Oppose Rollback of School Meal Nutrition Standards

January 30, 2020

Last Friday, Secretary Perdue proposed a rule to roll back the nutrition standards in school lunches. In 2010, Congress authorized child nutrition programs with the bipartisan
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. For the first time, these standards included evidence-based standards for the nutritional quality of school meals. They paved the way for students to get more fruits and vegetables in their school lunch while
also limiting sugar, fat, and sodium. These historic standards were based on the simple premise that nutrition is a vital foundation of successful learning.