Cosponsor the Wildfire Prevention Act of 2017

Today, wildland fires affect every state in our nation, devastating millions of acres of land and threatening communities and the lives of the firefighters who risk everything to protect us. Even after the fires have been extinguished, the after-effects
can still threaten a community, increasing the risk of flash floods, mudslides, and the remaining debris from the fire could become the next catalyst for tomorrow’s major disaster declaration.

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Protect Homeless Youth! Sign Now!

Please join this bipartisan effort to support critical Runaway and Homeless Youth programs. Without Congressional action, many shelters and centers across the nation that receive Runaway and Homeless Youth grants will face an extended gap in eligibility
to apply for the next grant cycle. This will result in many programs downgrading or discontinuing, halting current assistance efforts and causing a harmful ripple effect in overall homeless youth help and prevention efforts.

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Cosponsor the Gun Violence Research Act

I respectfully invite you to cosponsor H.R. 1478, the Gun Violence Research Act.  The bill would repeal a longstanding provision in federal appropriations law to ensure that the CDC and other HHS agencies can sponsor evidence-based research into
the causes of gun incidents and ways to reduce gun deaths and injuries.  This research would inform policymakers as they consider whether to enact legislation that both lowers gun violence and protects the constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners. 
A Newsweek article on the bill is
here. 

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