Join the House NIH Caucus (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Brian Higgins Sent By: leslie.brady@mail.house.gov Date: 6/22/2015 Dear Colleague, When adjusted for inflation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) receive nearly 25 percent less funding today than in 2003. The extreme lack of funding puts America further behind on groundbreaking research for treatments and cures for debilitating and fatal diseases; it hurts […]

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June 23rd – Spinal Cord Injury: Progress and Promise

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: sylvie.spewak@mail.house.gov Date: 6/22/2015 June 23rd Briefing on Spinal Cord Injury: Progress and Promise Dear Colleague, I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience. The briefing entitled Spinal Cord Injury: Progress and […]

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June 24th Briefing: Science of Learning (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: sylvie.spewak@mail.house.gov Date: 6/22/2015 June 24th Briefing on the Science of Learning Dear Colleague, I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the University of California. The briefing entitled Science of Learning will take place tomorrow, June 24, 2015 at […]

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June 25th – The Science of GMO Foods

From: The Honorable Frank D. Lucas Sent By: jason.grassie@mail.house.gov Date: 6/22/2015 Dear Colleague, According to a recent Pew Research poll, 88% of scientists say genetically modified foods are safe, while only 37% of the American public shares the same opinion. This is a considerable gap with substantial policy implications. Please join Congressman Lucas this Thursday […]

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Cosponsor the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

From: The Honorable Bill Posey Sent By: anna.schartner@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2726 Date: 6/22/2015 HONOR THE APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUTS AND THEIR HISTORICAL ACHIEVEMENT Original Cosponsors: Blum, Culberson, Gene Green Dear Colleague, The United States remains the only country to have ever landed humans on a celestial body off the Earth and brought them home safely. Honoring […]

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June 24th Briefing: Science of Learning

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: sylvie.spewak@mail.house.gov Date: 6/19/2015 June 24th Briefing on the Science of Learning Dear Colleague, I wanted to draw your attention to a briefing invitation that you should have already received from the University of California. The briefing entitled Science of Learning will take place tomorrow, June 24, 2015 at […]

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Next Thursday: NASA Journey to Mars Day on the Hill

From: The Honorable Steven M. Palazzo Sent By: anna.rush@mail.house.gov Date: 6/18/2015 NASA’s Journey to Mars Day on the Hill Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:00 to 7:00 pm in Rayburn Foyer (Reception begins at 5:00 pm) Dear Colleague, As you know, NASA is taking our nation to new frontiers in space. This journey, and the technological […]

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Co-sponsor HR2697 the Rare Cats and Canids Act of 2015: Support These Important and Iconic Animals

From: The Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff Sent By: thomas.farrugia@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2697 Date: 6/18/2015 Co-sponsor HR2697 the Rare Cats and Canids Act of 2015: Support These Important and Iconic Animals Current Co-Sponsors: Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Susan A. Davis (CA-53), Sam Farr (CA-20), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), […]

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Support those living with Sturge-Weber syndrome

From: The Honorable Eliot L. Engel Sent By: catherine.barnao@mail.house.gov Date: 6/17/2015 Current Signers: Engel, Zinke Dear Colleague: Please join me in beginning a dialogue with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about the seriousness of Sturge-Weber syndrome and the absence of viable treatment options for those affected by it. Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare skin […]

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Ensure Students are Protected Against Meningitis B

From: The Honorable Erik Paulsen Sent By: matt.gallivan@mail.house.gov Date: 6/17/2015 Ensure Students are Protected Against Meningitis B Cosign bipartisan letter to the CDC in support of making Meningitis B vaccines available to all students Deadline: COB Friday Dear Colleague: Bacterial meningitis (MenB) is a highly contagious and life-threatening infection that can cause brain damage, deafness, […]

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