COSPONSOR THE BIPARTISAN NATIONAL BISON LEGACY ACT

From: The Honorable Wm. Lacy Clay Sent By: Pauline.Jamry@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3400 Date: 12/4/2013 HONOR A GREAT AMERICAN ICON COSPONSOR THE NATIONAL BISON LEGACY ACT December 4, 2013 Dear Colleague: We are writing to ask you to help recognize one of America’s most enduring and unique symbols by cosponsoring H.R. 3400, The National Bison Legacy […]

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Deadline Extended: Support Additional Public Input and Family Farms

From: The Honorable Joe Courtney Sent By: Zachary.Clark@mail.house.gov Date: 11/18/2013 Support Additional Public Input for FSMA DEADLINE EXTENDED TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21st. American Farm Bureau and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture support a second comment period on a new set of proposed regulations. They have engaged their state organizations in support of […]

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Ensure an Adequate Food Supply

From: The Honorable Marcy Kaptur Sent By: john.latini@mail.house.gov Date: 10/22/2013 Curren Cosigners: Blumenauer, Corrine Brown, Conyers, DeFazio, Ellison, Grijalva, Hastings, Honda, Huffman, Levin, McCollum, Scott Peters, Pocan, Schakowsky, Shea-Porter, Slaughter, Titus, Welch Dear Colleague: As was recently highlighted by an article in Time Magazine, our nation’s honeybee population is dramatically declining. Please join us in […]

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Support the Youth Prevention and Tobacco Harm Reduction Act

From: The Honorable Steve Buyer Sent By: allison.hite@mail.house.gov <mailto:allison.hite@mail.house.gov?subject=RE: Support the Youth Prevention and Tobacco Harm Reduction Act> Bill: H.R. 1261 Date: 3/10/2009 March 10, 2009 There is a better approach to regulating tobacco and preventing minors from using tobacco products than the Waxman/Platts legislation Save Lives and Support H.R. 1261, the Youth Prevention and […]

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Green Streets Act

From: The Honorable Russ Carnahan Sent By: katy.dawson@mail.house.gov <mailto:katy.dawson@mail.house.gov?subject=RE: Green Streets Act> Date: 3/9/2009 Dear Colleague: The continued volatility in the price of oil has caused continued increases in the price of asphalt. In fact, the price of asphalt is rising at a faster pace than gasoline, as refineries are foregoing asphalt production to instead […]

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Support Biofuels Pipelines

Today, more than 70 percent of the nation’s gasoline supply is transported via pipelines, a method which has been found to be safe, reliable and cost effective. With more and more biofuels coming onto the market and the industry reliant on more costly forms of transportation, biofuels are not often an affordable choice in some of the largest population centers in the United States.

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Support the Captive Primate Act

This week’s tragic attack by a chimpanzee, leaving a woman in very critical condition brings renewed urgency to Congress to pass H.R. 80, the Captive Primate Safety Act. Below is a New York Times article which details the attack. We are writing to ask your support for the Captive Primate Safety Act,which will protect public health and safety as well as animal welfare by prohibiting interstate commerce in primates as pets.

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Ensure Safe Transport of Horses

In October 2007, a double decker cattle truck carrying 59 Belgian draft horses overturned when the driver ran a red light and hit another vehicle on Route 41 in Illinois. Residents at the scene could hear the animals kicking and screaming, panicked by their inability to escape. Eight horses died on the scene while another ten had to be euthanized. Unfortunately, we know that accidents like this one occur once a year.

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