Tell Trump to Remove Scott Pruitt – Deadline Extended

This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt faced intensifying criticism of the many ethics scandals that surround him.   Pruitt has recently come under fire for his expensive taxpayer-funded travel and advocating on behalf
of an industry lobbyist in exchange for a low-cost condo rental.  Yet the White House continues to support Pruitt and assure him that his job is safe.  On Monday night, President Trump reportedly called Pruitt to tell him “keep your head up, keep fighting”
and “we have your back.”  When asked about Scott Pruitt by the press on Tuesday, President Trump sidestepped ethics questions and stated “I hope he’s going to be great.”

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Tell Trump to Remove Scott Pruitt

This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt faced intensifying criticism of the many ethics scandals that surround him.   Pruitt has recently come under fire for his expensive taxpayer-funded travel and advocating on behalf
of an industry lobbyist in exchange for a low-cost condo rental.  Yet the White House continues to support Pruitt and assure him that his job is safe.  On Monday night, President Trump reportedly called Pruitt to tell him “keep your head up, keep fighting”
and “we have your back.”  When asked about Scott Pruitt by the press on Tuesday, President Trump sidestepped ethics questions and stated “I hope he’s going to be great.”

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LAST CALL: Prevent Drastic Systemic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in urging the Agriculture Appropriations Committee to include language prohibiting funds from being used to implement the Trump Administration’s “American Harvest Box” proposal.  As you know, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helped
more than 41 million people in FY2017 access fresh fruit, vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods.  SNAP grants families the ability to purchase food items that are right for their families, ensuring that their specific nutritional needs are met.  Without
the benefits provided by SNAP, many low-income Americans would struggle to provide their families with food.

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Prevent Drastic Systemic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in urging the Agriculture Appropriations Committee to include language prohibiting funds from being used to implement the Trump Administration’s “American Harvest Box” proposal.  As you know, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helped
more than 41 million people in FY2017 access fresh fruit, vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods.  SNAP grants families the ability to purchase food items that are right for their families, ensuring that their specific nutritional needs are met.  Without
the benefits provided by SNAP, many low-income Americans would struggle to provide their families with food.

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Prevent Drastic Systemic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in urging the Agriculture Appropriations Committee to include language prohibiting funds from being used to implement the Trump Administration’s “American Harvest Box” proposal.  As you know, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helped
more than 41 million people in FY2017 access fresh fruit, vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods.  SNAP grants families the ability to purchase food items that are right for their families, ensuring that their specific nutritional needs are met.  Without
the benefits provided by SNAP, many low-income Americans would struggle to provide their families with food.

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Prevent Drastic Systemic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in urging the Agriculture Appropriations Committee to include language prohibiting funds from being used to implement the Trump Administration’s “American Harvest Box” proposal.  As you know, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helped
more than 41 million people in FY2017 access fresh fruit, vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods.  SNAP grants families the ability to purchase food items that are right for their families, ensuring that their specific nutritional needs are met.  Without
the benefits provided by SNAP, many low-income Americans would struggle to provide their families with food.

Read More

Prevent Drastic Systemic Changes to SNAP

Please join us in urging the Agriculture Appropriations Committee to include language prohibiting funds from being used to implement the Trump Administration’s “American Harvest Box” proposal.  As you know, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helped
more than 41 million people in FY2017 access fresh fruit, vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods.  SNAP grants families the ability to purchase food items that are right for their families, ensuring that their specific nutritional needs are met.  Without
the benefits provided by SNAP, many low-income Americans would struggle to provide their families with food.

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Support Syringe Services Programs in FY19

Please join us in sending a letter to appropriators requesting that they require the Department of Health and Human Services to report on the implementation of syringe services programs (SSPs) in the FY 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and
Related Agencies Appropriations bill.  
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (Public Law No: 114-113). Sec. 520 of the bill included language lifting the prohibition on using “funds for elements of a [needle exchange] program” at the state
and local level if a jurisdiction is experiencing or at risk of an HIV or hepatitis outbreak. Therefore, we’re asking the committee to direct a report that would include, the number of states, programs or grantees requesting the use of such funds, the number
of people served, the impact of such programs on HIV and hepatitis infection rates, and others.

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