Cosponsor the Agricultural Conservation Flexibility Act — Join a Bipartisan Majority of the House Agriculture Committee

From: The Honorable Reid J. Ribble Sent By: paul.bleiberg@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5071 Date: 10/27/2014 Cosponsor the Agricultural Conservation Flexibility Act Join a Bipartisan Majority of the House Agriculture Committee Cosponsors (67):  Benishek, Bishop (GA), Braley, Bridenstine, Byrne, Coble, Cole, Collins (NY), Collins (GA), Conaway, Costa, Cramer, Crawford, Daines, R. Davis (IL), DelBene, Denham, Duffy, Enyart, […]

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Support veterans jobs in renewable energy!

From: The Honorable Michael M. Honda Sent By: kristen.mitchell@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5494 Date: 10/24/2014 Cosponsors: Peters, Holmes Norton, Higgins, McGovern, Roybal-Allard, Holt, McGovern, Napolitano, Speier, Cardenas, Conyers, Grijalva Supporting Organizations: American Legion, Veterans for Common Sense Dear Colleague, As our veterans return home, many are looking to find good paying jobs that make use of […]

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H.R. 5476, Cabin Fee Act of 2014

As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on September 18, 2014 H.R. 5476 would establish a new schedule for the fees paid to the federal government by individuals who own cabins located on Forest Service lands. The bill also would establish a fee that would be assessed on individuals who transfer ownership […]

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S. 2484, South Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act

As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on September 17, 2014 S. 2484 would implement the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean (Convention). CBO estimates that implementing the legislation would cost less than $500,000 a year over the 2015-2019 period, […]

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Water as a Bridge to Peace in the Middle East

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: michael.harold@mail.house.gov Date: 10/20/2014 October 20, 2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation sent on behalf of J Street, Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME), the Telos Group, and the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) to attend a lunch briefing this Wednesday, October […]

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Water as a Bridge to Peace in the Middle East

Dear Colleague:
By now you should have received an invitation sent on behalf of J Street, Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME), the Telos Group, and the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) to attend a lunch briefing on Wednesday, October 22 from noon to 1:00pm in B-369 Rayburn HOB.

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Cosponsor the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Assessment Act

Dear Colleague:

The rich maritime history of the Great Lakes is an integral part of the American narrative. Millions of immigrants who settled the region and started America’s westward expansion arrived on Great Lakes steamboats. As cities grew, Great Lakes ships and barges carried the timber, coal, and ore that fueled Americas industrial might. One of America’s first great naval victories, the Battle of Lake Erie, was won on the Great Lakes. Today, much of this heritage remains, beneath the waters of the Great Lakes. We invite you to join us in promoting and preserving these sunken treasures.

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Urge the President to Support an Earthquake Early Warning System in his FY2016 Budget

Dear Colleague:
We can’t predict when earthquakes will occur, but for the tens of millions of people on the West Coast living near major faults, the fact that they will occur is a certainty. There is now a proven technology that is already fully operational in countries like Mexico and Japan that can provide a warning before the damaging shaking arrives – long enough to save lives and prevent billions in damages.

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