Honor American Patriots of WWII with a “Congressional Gold Medal”

Many individuals who were unable to enlist due to exclusions relating to gender, age, race, health, formal education, or other reasons supported this effort by joining the new ancillaries and support agencies. This heroism generated progressive cultural
change. For example, the successes of Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) female ferry aircrews paved the way for the formation in the U.S. of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and led to greater incorporation and utilization of women in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Jacqueline Cochran, was an ATA recruiter and a pioneer of the WASPs. 

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2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! Space Advocates is excited to kick-off the New Year by sharing with you the following invitation to participate in a professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part
of our ongoing effort to promote space education, we encourage you to attend the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space, science, and space technology. The course description,
curriculum, and registration can be found below. This series will begin on Friday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325.  We hope you will join Space Advocates and the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to
learn about space issues from a diverse group of experts and guest speakers, and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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Remove Marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act: Support H.R. 1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017

  Sending Office: Honorable Tulsi Gabbard Sent By: Patrick.Koetzle@mail.house.gov   Request for Cosponsor(s) Current Cosponsors: Taylor, Polis, Blumenauer, Young, Amash, Rohrabacher, Grijalva, Cohen, Raskin, Perlmutter, O’Rourke, Hunter, Jaypal, Khanna, McNerney, Lee, Lofgren, and Capuano Dear Colleague, On January 4, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to U.S. Attorneys rescinding protective policies that discouraged […]

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