Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report **Deadline Thursday August 17th at COB**

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report (v. 2)

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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Support UAS Growth, the U.S. Aircraft Industry, and the Future of American Transportation (v. 2)

We invite you to cosponsor the Aeronautics Innovation Act on 2017. This bill provides a guiding architecture for the ‘Big A’ in NASA: Aeronautics. It secures the U.S. technological edge in aviation technology by driving forward unmanned aircraft system (UAS)
integration into the national airspace, developing new ultra-efficient propulsion methods, and encouraging the development of an exciting new type of air travel, “on-demand aviation,” that will revolutionize the way people move.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Approval of the Climate Science Special Report

Please join me in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to approve the United States Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report before the deadline of August 18th, 2017.
The Climate Science Special Report, cleared by the National Academy of Sciences, awaits approval from the EPA and the Trump administration. This report is crucial to the development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, and its focus on the environmental,
health and economic elements of climate change.

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TODAY @ 1:30PM: Cybersecurity Caucus Briefing with Let’s Encrypt

As co-chairs of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, we would like to invite you to an event on
Free, Automated, and Open Web Encryption with Let’s Encrypt
TODAY from 1:30pm to 3:00pm in
121 Cannon. Every day, countless communications and transactions are delivered via the Internet. Public-key encryption is the leading technology that enables these transmissions to occur securely and privately. While the prevalence of encryption
is increasing, a significant portion of the content on the web remains exposed and vulnerable to digital eavesdropping.  

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COSPONSOR: Create High-Demand Jobs in Cybersecurity for America’s Industrial Worker

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of a
bipartisan bill to improve our economy and our security by expanding access to education and skills training for industrial workers with high-demand skills in cybersecurity to fill “New Collar” jobs – positions that have competitive salaries, career growth
potential, and cannot be outsourced. This bill will benefit all parts of the country with special emphasis on economically-distressed regions.

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APPROPRIATIONS AMENDMENT PROCESS NOTICE

The Committee on Rules is likely to issue an amendment deadline prior to our return from the August district work period for consideration of the remaining eight appropriations bills. The remaining bills reported by the Committee on Appropriations include:
Agriculture; Commerce Justice, Science; Financial Services and General Governmental; Homeland Security; Interior; Labor, HHS, and Education; State and Foreign Operations; Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development—all of which can be found on their
website.

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Support the OTA!

Please vote yes on the Takano-Esty-Foster-Langevin-Lieu-Luján Amendment to restore funding to the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) in Fiscal Year 2018.

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