Grow Fruits and Vegetables? Support this Resolution!

From: The Honorable Suzan K. DelBene Sent By: Ben.Barasky@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 177 Date: 8/19/2015 Supported by the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA), which includes the following groups: Alabama Watermelon Association, American Mushroom Institute, American Nursery and Landscape Association, American Pistachio Growers, Arizona Winegrowers Association, Blue Diamond Growers, Buy California Marketing Agreement, California Association of […]

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Dont Tax Our Student Farmers – Support H.R. 3255, the Student Agriculture Protection Act (v. 2)

Dont Tax Our Student Farmers – Support H.R. 3255, the Student Agriculture Protection Act From: The Honorable Michael T. McCaul Sent By: brandon.batch@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3255 Date: 8/17/2015 Dear Colleague, Please join me in supporting the next generation of American farmers by cosponsoring H.R. 3255, the Student Agriculture Protection Act (SAPA). Millions of students in […]

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Support the FDA Proposal to Require a Daily Reference Value for Added Sugars

From: The Honorable Adam B. Schiff Sent By: courtney.fogwell@mail.house.gov Date: 8/7/2015 Dear Colleague: Please join us in sending a letter to the FDA Acting Commissioner Ostroff in support of the supplemental proposed rule for the Nutrition Facts Label, which would require listing a daily reference value (DRV) for added sugar. In March 2014, the FDA […]

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Help Our Food Banks

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: kellie.adesina@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2015 Dear Colleague: I invite you to join a bipartisan effort to support our nation’s food banks by sending a letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to once again use his administrative authorities to distribute existing funding to purchase The Emergency Food Assistance Program […]

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Dont Tax Our Student Farmers – Support H.R. 3255, the Student Agriculture Protection Act

From: The Honorable Michael T. McCaul Sent By: brandon.batch@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3255 Date: 7/30/2015 Dear Colleague, Please join me in supporting the next generation of American farmers by cosponsoring H.R. 3255, the Student Agriculture Protection Act (SAPA). Millions of students in every state across the country participate in agricultural education programs such as Future Farmers […]

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Support Our Federal Wildland Firefighters

From: The Honorable Doug LaMalfa Sent By: john.veale@mail.house.gov Date: 7/24/2015 Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Federal Wildland Firefighter Recognition Act CLOSING for Originals: COB Wednesday, July 29 Dear Colleague: America is on fire. The Western United States is facing a historic drought and unprecedented fire danger from dry conditions and a failure to manage […]

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Hunger Caucus briefing “Facing Hunger After Fifty”

From: The Honorable James P. McGovern Sent By: jennifer.chandler@mail.house.gov Date: 7/24/2015 Hunger Caucus briefing MONDAY, July 27th at 9:30 Dear Colleague, By now, you should have received an invitation below to a briefing with Feeding America and the AARP Foundation, in collaboration with the House Hunger Caucus, on the problem of senior hunger. Facing Hunger […]

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Closing Tomorrow Ozone Letter to EPA

From: The Honorable Robert E. Latta Sent By: Madeline.Barter@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2015 Urge EPA to Allow Time for States to Implement Current Ozone Standards Dear Colleague: We write to ask you to join us in encouraging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to maintain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. EPA data indicates […]

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Don’t Tie FDA’s Hands on Mandatory GMO Labeling

From: The Honorable Chellie Pingree Sent By: brooke.barron@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1599 Date: 7/22/2015 Dear Colleague: Consumers have the right to know what is in their food and how it is grown. H.R. 1599 would deny consumers this basic right by preempting state GMO labeling laws, by enshrining a voluntary GMO labeling system that has failed […]

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