Cosponsor H.R. 2744 Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act

From: The Honorable Don Young Sent By: ak00intern6.intern@mail.house.gov Date: 6/12/2015 June 12, 2015 Dear Colleague, Become a cosponsor of H.R. 2744, the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2015. The Integrated Coastal Ocean Observing System Act of 2009 provides the foundation for the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) – an innovative […]

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Lunch Briefing: Making a Maker

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: shawn.kimmel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/12/2015 You are cordially invited to attend a forum: “Making a Maker” Monday, June 15, 2015 Noon– 1:00pm B-340 Rayburn House Office Building RSVP at: https://fs19.formsite.com/rsvp2/13STEMk12/index.html Lunch Provided Sponsored by ASME, the Council on Undergraduate Research, and SAE International in conjunction with the STEM Education and […]

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Join the House NIH Caucus

From: The Honorable Brian Higgins Sent By: leslie.brady@mail.house.gov Date: 6/11/2015 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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Support the STARBASE Program, Rep. Lowenthal Amendment #18

From: The Honorable Barbara Comstock Sent By: chris.worrell@mail.house.gov Date: 6/10/2015 Please support the Lowenthal Amendment to increase STARBASE funding to grow the STEM knowledge and skills of American youth. According to CBO, the amendment would have the net effect of reducing budget authority and outlays by about $1 million. The $5 million increase for the […]

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Support IPR Reform in H.R. 9, the Innovation Act

From: The Honorable Charles W. Dent Sent By: dennis.petersen@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 9 Date: 6/5/2015 Current cosigners: Dent, Peters, Vargas, Lance Dear Colleague, Please join us in urging the House Judiciary Committee to address the issue of inter partes review (IPR) abuse in the forthcoming patent reform bill, H.R. 9, the Innovation Act. While the establishment […]

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Protect Global Brain Health – Co-Sponsor H.R. 1468

From: The Honorable Christopher H. Smith Sent By: gregory.simpkins@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1468 Date: 6/4/2015 Dear Colleague: The brain is the center of the human nervous system, exerting centralized control over all other organs of the body. Abnormalities in the brain can affect the ability to communicate, emotions, social behavior, motor activity, balance and coordination. Problems […]

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Become an Original Cosponsor the Training Highly Skilled Americans Act

From: The Honorable Dina Titus Sent By: elizabeth.decker@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Dear Colleague: We often hear from businesses about the shortage of American workers who have the skills needed to compete in the 21st century economy. Too few students are choosing to study science, technology, engineering, and math; yet these STEM fields open the door to […]

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INVEST IN AMERICA’S FUTURE, COSPONSOR THE AMERICA’S FOCUS ACT (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: jared.bass@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1360 Date: 6/3/2015 COSPONSOR THE FATTAH-FITZPATRICK FOCUS ACT Supported by: National League of Cities, National Association of Counties, National Urban League, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Girls Scouts of the USA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, MENTOR, The First Tee, U.S. Dream Academy, […]

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Oppose Cuts to the Social and Geosciences in CJS Approps

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: Jason.Day@mail.house.gov Date: 6/3/2015 Dear Colleague: I want to make you aware of a serious problem in the report language in the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill and I ask that you join me in opposing the bill. The National Science Foundation funds nearly a quarter of all […]

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Support the Gosar Amendment. Uphold the Rule of Law and criminal immigration laws

From: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Sent By: jeff.small@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Support Gosar Amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Dear Colleague, Chairman Culberson spoke in strong support of the Gosar amendment. The amendment seeks to hold the Department of Justice accountable for its failure to enforce […]

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