Support funding for Wind Energy in FY2018

Please join us in sending a letter to Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee in support of funding for the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Program within the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The
Wind Energy Program helps develop and deploy a portfolio of innovative technologies for clean, domestic power generation to support an ever-growing industry.

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Support our Soldiers during a Shutdown: Cosponsor H.R. 2166, the ASAP Act

           As you have likely heard, there is growing possibly of a lapse in appropriations. Congress is fastidiously working on a funding solution before the latest Continuing Resolution runs out. In case an agreement is not reached in time, we should prepare
for a potential government shutdown.                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Cosponsor the Affordable Care Act OUTREACH Act

            I urge you to cosponsor the Affordable Care Act OUTREACH Act. This bill will require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to invest in outreach and promotional activities for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Oppose Unrelated Requirements on Critical Law Enforcement Grants

We write to encourage you to join us in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in opposition to the decision to add compliance with federal immigration priorities as a factor in receiving critical law enforcement grants. This year, the DOJ has
failed to release over $257 million dollars in State Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) across all 50 states and six U.S. territories and gave additional preference to Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring program recipients
in order to force a change in local law enforcement immigration enforcement priorities.

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Stop the profiting by abortion clinics; support the Safe RESEARCH Act

Although I support efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, those efforts do not get to the root of the problem – abortion clinics can still profit by selling fetal tissue.  Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics have used an outdated section of federal
law to sell fetal tissue to research institutions.  This morally bankrupt practice further victimizes the defenseless and increases profits for Planned Parenthood. 

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ICYMI: Pentagon starting first-ever financial audit

I write to draw your attention to a recent Hill article entitled
Pentagon starting first-ever financial audit. The long overdue announcement by the Pentagon that they will undertake a financial audit is an important step towards transparency. As you might know, the Pentagon has lost tens of billions of dollars
to duplication of programs and inefficiency. It is past time to check those practices that ultimately weaken our national security.

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