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LAST CALL: Bipartisan Effort to Fund Cleanups for Superfund Sites!

March 14, 2018

Please join us in urging the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee to increase funding of the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account to $1.35 billion.

FY19 LHHS Approps – Oppose Cuts to the National Weather Service

March 14, 2018

Please join me in requesting strong support for the National Weather Service (NWS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. As the many devastating weather events of the past year demonstrate, we
need to strengthen NWS and its ability to predict, track, and monitor severe weather.

Closing Today! – Support the Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) program, invest in U.S. nuclear science leadership and technological superiority

March 14, 2018

The ICF program maintains three major, world-leading facilities: the National Ignition Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Z Facility at the Sandia National Laboratories, and the OMEGA Laser Facility at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics
at the University of Rochester. In addition, the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory contribute novel approaches to ignition, and General Atomics and Schafer Corporation support target fabrication.
I hope you will join us in supporting the ICF program. If would like to sign this letter, or if you have any questions, please contact
Clayton Cox (Slaughter),
Angela Ebiner (Lofgren), or Lizzy Fox (Swalwell) by COB Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
Sincerely,

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Bipartisan Effort to Fund Cleanups for Superfund Sites!

March 14, 2018

Please join us in urging the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee to increase funding of the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account to $1.35 billion.

Deadline: FY19 NOAA Coral Reef Conservation & Related Research

March 14, 2018

I hope you will join me in co-signing the below letter to the CJS Appropriations Subcommittee requesting level funding in FY2019 for NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program and related Competitive External Research, as well as noncontroversial report
language. These programmatic and language requests have enjoyed bipartisan support in the past and are consistent with prior funding levels:

CLOSING TODAY: Support Computer Science Education in FY19 Appropriations

March 14, 2018

We urge you to join us in supporting computer science education by requesting $250 million for new development grants to further computer science education; and robust funding for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research and Related Activities (R&RA)
and Education and Human Resources Directorate (EHR) in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, and the FY2019 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Bipartisan Effort to Fund Cleanups for Superfund Sites!

March 14, 2018

Please join us in urging the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee to increase funding of the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account to $1.35 billion.

CLOSING TOMORROW – Support Medical Cannabis Research for Veterans

March 14, 2018

Please join us in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies to include language in their FY19 Committee Report that urges the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pursue scientific
and medical research on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis usage for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and veterans diagnosed with chronic pain.

LAST CALL – Support Hops Research – Support the Brewing Industry

March 14, 2018

            The brewing industry depends on hops for their craft.  As the number of craft breweries continues to grow, demand for hops is exploding.  Brewers are looking for more varieties for their recipes. To meet demand, hop farmers depend on research
not only for new varieties, but also for new breeds of disease resistant hops.