Cosponsor the Tribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act, H.R. 3894

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3894, the Tribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act. Grizzly bears are considered sacred by many Tribes, but today only a small fraction of the historic
grizzly populations exist in the lower 48 states. While some populations are starting to increase, grizzly bears continue to be threatened by habitat loss, climate change, and trophy hunting.

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Support a Just Recovery Bill for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

These shortcomings include failure to fix the calamitous Medicaid situation in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and failure to waive unworkable cost share requirements for FEMA and Army Corps projects, which could put federal funding out of reach.  Disaster
response legislation to date also has not eliminated disparities in the law holding back the ability of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to rebuild with more resiliency than woefully deficient pre-storm conditions, and has failed to extend important federal
programs that currently leave out Americans in U.S. territories. 

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2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! Space Advocates is excited to kick-off the New Year by sharing with you the following invitation to participate in a professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part
of our ongoing effort to promote space education, we encourage you to attend the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space, science, and space technology. The course description,
curriculum, and registration can be found below. This series will begin on Friday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325.  We hope you will join Space Advocates and the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to
learn about space issues from a diverse group of experts and guest speakers, and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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TODAY: Briefing: Energy Efficiency Means Business in Your District

Rep. Kaptur and Rep. Fortenberry invite you to join us on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 1:00pm to hear from a panel of experts about how federal energy efficiency programs create jobs, deliver direct meaningful savings to constituent homeowners, consumers,
and businesses—all while reducing the stresses and strains on our energy system. 

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Cosponsor the Nursing Home CARE Act

Please join us in cosponsoring H.R. 4704, the Nursing Home Comfortable Air Ready for Emergencies (CARE) Act, to protect the welfare of nursing home residents during and after an emergency. 

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