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Support America’s Fisheries!

April 28, 2020

America’s fisheries industry is facing irreparable and permanent damage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Seventy percent of domestically harvested seafood is consumed by the restaurant and hospitality
industries. The widespread closure of restaurants due to the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the market for products of America’s fishermen. That is why Congressman Keating and Congressman Young invite you to join them in requesting substantial direct
aid for America’s fishing families in any future stimulus package. Additionally, this letter urges leadership to prioritize investments in the National Marine Fisheries Service in any forthcoming infrastructure package as both actions are essential to ensure
the long-term sustainability of the iconic American fisheries industry.

LAST CALL: Become an Original Cosponsor of the CRUISE Integrity Act

April 24, 2020

In response to calls from the President and others to provide federal assistance for cruise lines, we invite you to cosponsor the Cruise Reform and Uniform Industry Standards Evoke (CRUISE) Integrity Act to ensure that strong tax, labor, environmental, and
medical reforms accompany any aid to an industry rife with negligence and intentional oversights.  

JOIN THE NEWLY INVIGORATED CONGRESSIONAL SERVICES CAUCUS!

April 24, 2020

Do you think of your district as a manufacturing district?  Or do you consider yours a farm/agricultural-centered district?  The reality is that every congressional district has a minimum of 65% jobs in the services sector.  In order to speak to the majority
of workers in your congressional district you need to speak to the opportunities and challenges faced by the services sector.  In fact, success in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors are integrated with services and depend on them to get to markets and
grow.

Cosponsor H.R. 5986, the Environmental Justice For All Act

April 23, 2020

Environmental policy should be based on justice and equity for all people, and we need new legislation to make that happen. Children of color continue to suffer from unusually high asthma rates. Major pollution sources – including chemical plants, fossil
fuel refineries, and waste incinerators – still disproportionately harm low income communities and are often located not far from a school or residential neighborhood.

JOIN THE NEWLY INVIGORATED CONGRESSIONAL SERVICES CAUCUS!

April 23, 2020

Do you think of your district as a manufacturing district?  Or do you consider yours a farm/agricultural-centered district?  The reality is that every congressional district has a minimum of 65% jobs in the services sector.  In order to speak to the majority
of workers in your congressional district you need to speak to the opportunities and challenges faced by the services sector.  In fact, success in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors are integrated with services and depend on them to get to markets and
grow.

Support for Victory Gardens during the Coronavirus

April 22, 2020

I would like to invite you to join me and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry by cosponsoring a resolution supporting the patriotic reinstitution of Victory Gardens during the Coronavirus pandemic.