Restore Postal Service Standards

We urge you to join us in supporting the United States Postal Service by signing onto our letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services to include the following language in the Subcommittee base text, “The Postal Service shall maintain and comply with service standards for First Class mail and periodicals effect as of July 1, 2012”.

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Cosponsor the Outdoor REC Act

We invite you to cosponsor the bipartisan Outdoor Recreation’s Economic Contributions (REC) Act (H.R.4665), which would direct the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis to measure, analyze and report on the full economic impact attributable to the outdoor recreation economy.

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Chairman Rodney Davis and Ranking Member Suzan DelBene, of the Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, ask that you join them in their letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies.

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Support H.R. 4577, the Expanding Employee Ownership Act of 2016

Last month, we introduced legislation that will expand employee ownership throughout America. This legislation, the Expanding Employee Ownership Act of 2016 (H.R. 4577), is a bold proposal that, if enacted, will put management and labor on the same side, thus fostering cooperation rather than conflict.

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Support the Basketball Hall of Fame

In Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891, a young physical education teacher by the name of James Naismith introduced this simple game to his class the he called, “basket ball.” Since then, the world of sports has never been the same.

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TODAY 3/1 : The Oceans’ Contribution to the National Economy

The oceans and Great Lakes accounted for about $360 Billion towards the U.S. GDP and employed over 3 million people in 2013. In addition to the recreation, tourism, fishing, and ship-building activities that take place in coastal areas, almost $2 trillion in exports and imports passes through US ports annually.

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SUPPORT the HUFFMAN Amendment #43 to the SHARE Act

Please join us in the BIPARTISAN effort to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by supporting the Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Amendment #43 to H.R. 2406, the SHARE Act. This amendment would protect the 1.5 million-acre Coastal Plain as recommended in the Department of the Interior’s recently released conservation plan for the Refuge.

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