Briefing on El Nino and this winter’s predicted weather – Dec 17, 2:00 PM, Cannon 122

By now you have probably heard that there is an El Niño happening and that it will most likely cause some changes in the weather this winter. But what exactly is El Niño, and why does it keep happening? What causes this periodic change in the weather? And,
perhaps most importantly, do you need to buy an extra thick coat and a snow blower this winter or will a rain jacket suffice? The House Oceans Caucus co-chairs, Reps. Sam Farr and Don Young, invite you to a briefing with NOAA meteorologists and oceanographers
on what the newest climate models predict for the weather this winter.

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Bipartisan Letter to Speaker Ryan

We write to invite you to join this bipartisan letter to Speaker Ryan asking for his support for the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). After a week that saw the bipartisan of passage of two significant pieces of legislation, we ask you to keep the momentum
going and join us in supporting the OTA to bring back this important source of non-partisan technical expertise.

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TODAY is #CodingCongress

If you need in-person support, staff from the offices of Honda, Takano, Cardenas, and Farenthold will be available from 3:30p-5p in B249B Longworth HOB on Wednesday, December 9 to help anyone and everyone participate in this exciting event.

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Reception: Celebrate the Passage of IUU Pirate Fishing Legislation!

Over the past several months, many of you and your Members, worked with NOAA and our National Marine Fisheries Service, Department of State, USCG and many others on, and in support of, HR 774, the Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015. This important bill, which came into law on November 5, 2015, will help fight illegal fishing and seafood fraud.

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Calling All Members and Offices! #CodingCongress

If you need in-person support, staff from the offices of Honda, Takano, Cardenas, and Farenthold will be available from 3:30p-5p in B249B Longworth HOB on Wednesday, December 9 to help anyone and everyone participate in this exciting event.

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