Support School Cafeteria Workers!

We invite you to join us in supporting school cafeteria workers, and in ensuring that required trainings occur during work hours and are paid if they take place after work hours.  We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2651, the “Improving Training for School Food
Service Workers Act”.

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CLOSING SOON FOR ORIGINALS: Support Firefighters from 25 States Sent to Help Combat Australian Bushfires

Over the past month, bushfires have burned over 12.5 million acres of land on the Australian continent, resulting in the death of at least 25 people and over a billion animals. During this time, over 200 American firefighters from 25 states and the District
of Columbia have been dispatched to Australia to help combat and contain these devastating fires. Specifically, firefighters have been dispatched from Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Washington DC, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota,
Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. 

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Support Firefighters from 25 States Sent to Help Combat Australian Bushfires

Over the past month, bushfires have burned over 12.5 million acres of land on the Australian continent, resulting in the death of at least 25 people and over a billion animals. During this time, over 200 American firefighters from 25 states and the District
of Columbia have been dispatched to Australia to help combat and contain these devastating fires. Specifically, firefighters have been dispatched from Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Washington DC, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota,
Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. 

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Support School Cafeteria Workers!

We invite you to join us in supporting school cafeteria workers, and in ensuring that required trainings occur during work hours and are paid if they take place after work hours.  We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2651, the “Improving Training for School Food
Service Workers Act”.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Growing Rural Mental Health Crisis

In rural communities across the country persistent low crop prices, isolation, and stigma have led to a growing mental health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in rural America is 45% higher than in urban
areas. Many farming families face isolation, long travel times to access health care, and lack of adequate resources and support.  

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Cosponsor Legislation Supporting Rural Economic Development

Rural communities are the backbone of America, providing our energy and food, serving as stewards of our natural resources, and helping drive innovation.  Despite the important role rural America plays in our country, many rural towns and communities are
struggling.  Industries relocating, health care costs and crisis, deteriorating schools, and a lack of internet access have led to declining prospects for too many rural areas. It is time to write a new chapter for rural America.

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