Co-Sponsor H.R. 4426 – the Sustainable Energy Development Reform Act!

            The Trump Administration and Interior Secretary Zinke have made one thing abundantly clear: when it comes to America’s public lands, the hopes and dreams of oil, gas, and coal executives come first. On Day 1, they began taking a wrecking ball
to Obama Administration policies that balanced energy development with conservation, protected public health, encouraged stakeholder participation in energy decisions, held companies accountable, managed public land for multiple uses, and planned for and attempted
to mitigate the effects of human-induced climate change. America’s most important natural places are under direct attack from the dirty energy agenda of Donald Trump and his fossil fuel cronies.

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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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Cosponsor the ACCESS Act: The Democratic alternative to support sportsmen and conservation, H.R. 4489

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of H.R. 4489, the Authorizing Critical Conservation for Sportsmen and Sportswomen (ACCESS) Act. We introduced this bill to reauthorize key conservation programs and promote sportsmen and women’s interests on our public
lands. H.R. 4489 has already been endorsed by sporting and conservation groups including the National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers.

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Protect our nation’s salmon–Oppose H.R. 3144!

Please join me in opposing H.R. 3144, a bill that will mandate the use of an unlawful operation plan for a series of federal dams in the Pacific Northwest known as the Federal Columbia River Power System. The operation plan mandated by H.R. 3144 threatens
the existence of the Pacific Northwest’s iconic salmon runs, violates our nation’s bedrock environmental laws, jeopardizes thousands of jobs in the commercial and recreational fishing industry, overturns the judicial process, and harms tribal fishing interests
throughout the Pacific Northwest. For these reasons, I ask that you join me, the Governors of Washington and Oregon, and numerous conservation, tribal, and business groups in opposing H.R. 3144.    

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LAST CALL! Deadline COB TODAY: Original Cosponsor Request: WATER ACT 2018

Our water infrastructure is in a state of emergency. People in Flint, Michigan, still do not have access to safe drinking water. They are not alone. Families in communities across the country, from Detroit to Philadelphia to San Diego, have lost running
water or access to safe drinking water in their homes because they can not afford the increasing costs of water rates. We need a major federal investment in our public water infrastructure to renovate our nation’s old and lead-ridden water pipes, stop sewage
overflows and stem our water affordability crisis.

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Co-Sponsor H.R. 4426 – the Sustainable Energy Development Reform Act!

            The Trump Administration and Interior Secretary Zinke have made one thing abundantly clear: when it comes to America’s public lands, the hopes and dreams of oil, gas, and coal executives come first. On Day 1, they began taking a wrecking ball
to Obama Administration policies that balanced energy development with conservation, protected public health, encouraged stakeholder participation in energy decisions, held companies accountable, managed public land for multiple uses, and planned for and attempted
to mitigate the effects of human-induced climate change. America’s most important natural places are under direct attack from the dirty energy agenda of Donald Trump and his fossil fuel cronies.

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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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