Remember the Fallen: Cosponsor the Fort Pillow National Battlefield Park Study Act

From 1861 to 1865, the bloody American Civil War pitted the Union against the Confederate States of America.  The many battles that took place during the war saw both heroic actions and acts of brutality, culminating with the surrender of the Confederacy
at Appomattox Court House.  Today we are knowledgeable about these events due to the many studies and the abundance of research that has been done surrounding the Civil War.  However, the experiences and contributions of black soldiers have often been overlooked
in the wider narrative surrounding the Civil War.

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Support Permanent Protection for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park

Please join me in becoming a cosponsor the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act (H.R. 5598), which permanently withdraws 234,328 acres of federal land and waters within the Superior National Forest from risky sulfide-ore
copper mining. The bill has bipartisan support, and is supported by local, regional, and national advocacy groups in favor of permanently protecting these waters.

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Remember the Fallen: Cosponsor the Fort Pillow National Battlefield Park Study Act

From 1861 to 1865, the bloody American Civil War pitted the Union against the Confederate States of America.  The many battles that took place during the war saw both heroic actions and acts of brutality, culminating with the surrender of the Confederacy
at Appomattox Court House.  Today we are knowledgeable about these events due to the many studies and the abundance of research that has been done surrounding the Civil War.  However, the experiences and contributions of black soldiers have often been overlooked
in the wider narrative surrounding the Civil War.

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Cosponsor the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act (H.R. 5375)

We invite you to join us as a cosponsor of
H.R. 5375  – the E. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019. The legislation provides a 15% Investment Tax Credit for Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) and resumes the tax credit for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Clean energy technologies
will help us address some of the most pressing energy production, energy consumption, and environmental issues faced by urban and coastal communities.

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Combat Climate Change Public Health Risks

Climate change poses a variety of threats to human health. According to a 2016 report from the US Global Change Research Program, climate change will
cause a wide range of negative impacts on public health, including:

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