OPPOSE THE PALMER AMENDMENT: Support Clean Diesel Technology

Please join us in opposing the Palmer Amendment, which would strip funding for clean diesel technology under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program.
DERA has enjoyed overwhelming bi-partisan support. DERA originally passed by a vote of 92 to 1 in the Senate and by a voice vote in the House during the last reauthorization.

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Support Amendment #58 to H.R. 6147

I urge you to support my Amendment #58 to H.R. 6147, Interior-Environment Division A, which protects placer mining operations in Alaska. This amendment, originally included in FY 2017 Appropriations, would prohibit funds from being
used by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to change its existing placer mining plans of operation with regard to re-vegetation.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions and
service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions and
service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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[Request for Cosponsor] Kaptur/Ros-Lehtinen Bipartisan H.Res. 926 on 2018 World Cup in Russia

As you may know, Russia will host the 2018 World Cup this June 14 to July 15, 2018. The games have an expected global viewership of 3.2 billion granting Russia significant prestige on the world stage. Meanwhile, FIFA set aside $627 million for local organization
in the country and the windfall Russia will garner from global tourism will lead to a significant boost for their economy currently saddled with global sanctions.

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