Cosponsor the SNAP Healthy Incentives Act – DEADLINE TODAY

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of our country’s most vital and successful safety net programs.  In 2012, SNAP kept 4,000,000 Americans above the poverty line.  Unfortunately, recent price increases in healthful foods have put
the purchase of fruits and vegetables out of reach for many SNAP recipients.  

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Space Advocates – 2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! We are excited to kick-off the New Year with a free professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part of our ongoing effort to promote space education we have teamed
up with the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to bring you a nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space science and space technology. Below is the course description and curriculum as well as a registration POC.
This series will begin on Friday 26 January from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn HOB room 2325 and we hope you will join us to learn from a diverse group of guest speakers and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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Cosponsor the SNAP Healthy Incentives Act – DEADLINE TODAY

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of our country’s most vital and successful safety net programs.  In 2012, SNAP kept 4,000,000 Americans above the poverty line.  Unfortunately, recent price increases in healthful foods have put
the purchase of fruits and vegetables out of reach for many SNAP recipients.  

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Support Organic Farmers – Cosponsor H.R. 3637, Homegrown Organic Act of 2017

Please join me in becoming a cosponsor of H.R. 3637, the Homegrown Organic Act of 2017. This legislation would make modest changes to existing voluntary agricultural conservation programs to assist producers who want to transition to organic. These
small changes would better position America’s farmers and ranchers to meet the growing domestic and global demand for organic foods.   

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Support the Bipartisan Smarter EPSCoR Act

The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) was first authorized by Congress in 1978 with the potentially noble goal of redistributing federal research dollars into states that did not get their “fair share” of research dollars. 
However, because the “fair share” was determined on a per state basis rather than a
per capita basis, it has devolved into just another program that steers money into states that already get far more than their fair share of federal spending.

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