Help Save Americas Hallowed Ground

America’s preserved Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefields are living monuments to the courage and sacrifice of those who served during these formative conflicts in our nation’s history. These beautiful and timeless landscapes are outdoor classrooms that inspire our young and draw millions of tourists each year.

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Support Students and Empower Local School Districts (v. 4)

Please join us in encouraging the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee to fully fund the Student Support and Academic Enrichment formula grant program, Title IV, Part A, of the Every Student Succeeds Act, at the authorized amount of $1.65 billion.

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USDA Rural Housing (v. 2)

Please join us in sending the following letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies to respectfully request adequate funding for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing programs.

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Support Higher Education for Our Service Members

We invite you to join us in signing on to a bipartisan letter to the Defense Subcommittee on Appropriations urging support for continued funding of the Military Tuition Assistance program in FY2017. Specifically, the letter asks to fund the Military Tuition Assistance program at levels equal to the President’s budget request of $596,265,000.

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SUPPORT INCREASED RESOURCES FOR THE HIDTA PROGRAM IN FY 17

Please consider supporting our letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government which calls for increased resources for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program due to the rise in drug abuse, addiction, and incidents of overdose. The United States is currently experiencing a deluge of prescription opioids and heroin which is destroying individuals, families, and communities. The HIDTA Program has been a critical asset to state and local law enforcement officers as they combat drug trafficking in our nation’s communities. To review more information about the struggles our nation faces in the fight against heroin and opioids, as well as the successes of the HIDTA Program, please see the text of the letter below.

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Fund the National Labor Relations Board

I would like to invite you to sign the attached letter urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education to include, at a minimum, the President’s requested level of $275 million for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

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Support Fisher House Foundation Funding for Fiscal Year 2017 (v. 2)

We are all deeply concerned about our veterans and servicemembers receiving the support and care needed at veterans’ and military hospitals around this country. An important part of ensuring quality care is supporting family members who are critical to that care and recovery. The Fisher House Foundation is one important resource that helps provide this support for current and former military personnel undergoing treatment.

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Support Funding for Internal Revenue Service (v. 3)

We ask you to support funding for the Internal Revenue Service by signing the letter below addressed to the Financial Services Appropriation Subcommittee Chair and Ranking Member requesting $12.3 billion for Fiscal Year 2017. The $12.3 billion request is equal to the level of funds recommended in the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget submission.

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