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Join the Congressional Propane Caucus

June 3, 2015

From: The Honorable Robert E. Latta Sent By: Madeline.Barter@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Join the Congressional Propane Caucus Dear Colleague: We are very pleased to announce the formation of the Congressional Propane Caucus, and invite you to join. The Congressional Propane Caucus is being established to provide a bipartisan forum to engage Members of Congress, their staff, […]

Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act – DEADLINE COB TODAY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

June 3, 2015

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: kelly.horton@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Close Our Child Nutrition Gap Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act Supported by Witnesses to Hunger, National WIC Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Current Cosponsors: Reps. Rangel, Pocan, McGovern, Lee, Gutiérrez, Schakowsky, Clark (K), Torres, Moore, Serrano, and […]

Cosponsor H.R. 1387, the Fairness for Farmers Act

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Renee L. Ellmers Sent By: adam.wood@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1387 Date: 6/2/2015 Dear Colleague, As you may know, under the Affordable Care Act employers are required to provide health insurance to all workers if that employer has more than 50 “full-time equivalent” workers. What you may not know is that seasonal agricultural workers […]

Cosponsor the Weekends Without Hunger Act

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Dina Titus Sent By: elizabeth.decker@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1676 Date: 6/2/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 1676, the Weekends Without Hunger Act Dear Colleague, Across the country, almost one out of every five children is at risk of going hungry, and many depend on school meals as their main source of food throughout the week. While […]

Increasing Students Access to Fruits and Vegetables: Salad Bars in Schools Briefing

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: oh13.dcintern1@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 June 3, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Cannon House Office Building, Room 121 Dear Colleague: Currently one-third of all school-aged children in the United States are overweight or obese. We must do more as a nation to curb this epidemic, and there is no […]

Tell the EPA: Support Biomass Power and American Jobs!

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Ann M. Kuster Sent By: travis.krogman@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Current Co-signers: Kuster, Westerman, Garamendi, Benishek, Welch Dear Colleagues: Biomass power is an important part of electricity generation in the United States. A carbon neutral fuel source, biomass offers significant environmental benefits as well as the benefit of creating and sustaining good jobs right […]

THURSDAY: Briefing on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Daniel T. Kildee Sent By: jordan.dickinson@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Agriculture LAs, Congressmen Dan Kildee and Richard Hudson have recently created the bipartisan Agriculture and Rural America Task Force. So far, we have a bipartisan group of 20 members. Below is a description of the Task Force. Please let us know if your boss […]

Vote Yes on the Bonamici/Massie/Blumenauer/Polis Amendment to Allow Cultivation of Industrial Hemp

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Suzanne Bonamici Sent By: russ.kelley@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2578 Date: 6/2/2015 Support Farmers: Vote Yes on the Bonamici/Massie/Blumenauer/Polis Amendment to Allow Cultivation of Industrial Hemp This amendment was adopted 237-170 in FY 2015, Roll Call #257 Dear Colleague: George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew it. During World War II patriotic American farmers raised […]

Stop DEA Interference in Hemp Pilot Programs – Support the Massie-Polis-Barr-Blumenauer-Bonamici Amendment

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Thomas Massie Sent By: Ryan.Falk@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2578 Date: 6/2/2015 Dear Colleague: The bipartisan farm bill became the law of the land on February 7th, 2014. This was a historic victory for supporters of the right to grow industrial hemp. Section 7606 of the farm bill (the Agricultural Act of 2014) contained […]

Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act

June 2, 2015

From: The Honorable Linda T. Sanchez Sent By: meghan.mcconnell@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Close Our Child Nutrition Gap Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act Supported by Witnesses to Hunger, National WIC Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Current Cosponsors: Reps. Rangel, Pocan, McGovern, Lee, Gutierrez, Schakowsky, Clark, and Torres Dear Colleague, One […]