PAWS FOR LOVE: Friday 11:00am-1:30pm

By now, you should have received an invitation to PAWS FOR LOVE, an annual event sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and hosted by the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus. The event will feature dozens of adoptable dogs and cats from nine local shelters and rescues, as well as two equine groups who will share info about their work with horses.

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Support the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 2017)

We are writing to urge you to support H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, in the upcoming vote scheduled for Friday, February 12. This pragmatic, bipartisan legislation ensures that individuals continue to have access to important nutrition information at restaurants and other food establishments while also preserving the ability for job creators to use and leverage 21st century technology and innovation.

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Oppose H.R. 2017–The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015

We urge you to oppose the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 2017)—which is neither common sense nor nutrition disclosure. This bill weakens menu labeling, an important tool intended to help Americans make informed food choices at a time when obesity and other nutrition-related health problems are at crisis levels.

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Support the President’s Proposal to Stop Summer Hunger: Cosponsor H.R. 2715

At last week’s White House summit on child hunger in America, the Administration announced a bold initiative to stop child summer hunger in America by increasing access to summer meals. The initiative, modeled after the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act (HR 2715), will permanently expand the successful Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children (Summer EBT) program. Please consider cosponsoring the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act (HR 2715) to help make this proposal a reality.

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Briefing on Wind & Wildlife: Balancing renewable energy and wildlife conservation

Wind energy is quickly becoming an important part of the nation’s energy portfolio and it is estimated that America will get 20% of its electricity from wind by 2030. As with any growing industry, there are challenges to balance development with wildlife conservation. Join us to learn about interaction between wind energy and wildlife as well as the investments the wind industry, in collaboration with the conservation and regulatory communities, have made in finding practical solutions.

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