Deadline Today: Weather Forecasting Funding in Supplemental Bipartisan Sign-On Letter

We are currently in the final month of one of the most expensive and damaging hurricane seasons in U.S. history. One of the most important and cost effective ways to protect and saves lives and property from hurricanes and other severe storms is to invest
in weather forecasting. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has worked to provide accurate and timely weather forecasts to save lives and property.  However, the U.S. has been underfunding our tools and research in weather forecasting
for decades making this work difficult.

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TODAY: Briefing on H.R. 1 and Education

I would like to invite you and your staff to a briefing on how H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, could negatively impact public education in your districts. The briefing will be
TODAY: Monday, November 13 at 10:30am in Cannon 421.

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Support Microbicides as an NIH & NIAID Research Priority

Please join me in supporting microbicides research and development as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) reevaluate and prioritize the 2021-2027 Scientific Agenda around new HIV prevention
technologies.

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COSPONSOR H.R. 664, the STOP OD Act of 2017

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring the Stem the Tide of Overdose Prevalence from Opiate Drugs Act of 2017, or the STOP OD Act, H.R. 664, which would help state and local governments raise awareness that Fentanyl-laced drugs are rising in popularity,
and equip our first responders with the training and tools they need to fight this epidemic.

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Deadline Today: Sage Grouse Comment Period Extension Letter

For nearly ten years, state and local partners worked to create comprehensive plans to mitigate wildfire risk on sagebrush and protect the sage grouse. Their efforts and collaboration created a solution in 11 Western states that protected vital sage grouse
habitat and eliminated the need for Endangered Species Act protection for the sage-grouse. Moreover, these plans ensured the protection of our western lands while maintaining vital incentives that assist landowners and livestock producers to manage and conserve
sage grouse habitat on their lands.

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