DEADLINE EXTENDED: Support Action NOW on the LWCF Permanent Funding Act (H.R.3195)

Please join us in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer urging immediate action on H.R.3195, the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act. Passage of permanent reauthorization in March 2019 was a huge victory for the Land and
Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), America’s most important conservation and recreation program. Now is the time to build on this positive momentum and guarantee the program’s funding as well.

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Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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Protect Workers in the Clean Economy

Additionally, this bill codifies and expands the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, provides grants to manufacturers to improve their own energy efficiency, directs the Secretary of Energy to consider labor standards in the Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee
Program, and creates a Clean Jobs Workforce Hub to convene unions, employers, and industry stakeholders to ensure adequate training and workforce development programs are in place to meet the needs of the clean energy future.
Our workforce has been the backbone of our economy for generations. American workers must continue to be the foundation from which we build up new American industries.
For further information or to cosponsor the legislation, please contact Ted Steinberg (Boyle) at
Ted.Steinberg@mail.house.gov or Jessica Seigel (Porter) at
Jessica.Seigel@mail.house.gov.
Sincerely,

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Co-sponsor the “Survey Our Military Impacted Schools Act”

Of the more than 1.2 million school-aged children of servicemen and women, more than
80 percent attend public schools. Virtually all school districts educate a child whose parent or guardian is serving in our Armed Forces, whether stationed here or abroad and whether on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserves. 

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