Support Small Rural Drinking Water and Wastewater Services FY17 Funding

Please join me in requesting that the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, include robust funding for the U.S. Department of Agricultures’ (USDA’s) circuit riders, source water protection, and water and wastewater grants and loans for rural and small communities in the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) spending bill.

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Help End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, one of 9 forms of muscular dystrophy, is the most common lethal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood. Affecting about 1 of every 3,500 boys, Duchenne is typically diagnosed during the first few years of life. A muscle wasting disorder, Duchenne gradually robs boys of their ability to walk by their teenage years. Over time, their muscles weaken further to the point of paralysis, with most patients living only into their late 20s.

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