SUPPORT GARAMENDI / BLUMENAUER NDAA AMENDMENT #411 – LIMIT FUNDING FOR “LOW-YIELD” WARHEAD UNTIL MATTIS SUBMITS A REPORT TO CONGRESS ASSESSING RISKS

The United States has multiple weapons with “low-yield” nuclear options and multiple platforms to deliver those weapons. Yet, the
Trump administration in its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR)
called for two additional “low-yield” capabilities. Congress is now considering the first: a new, unprecedented, low-yield warhead – the W76-2 – for our D-5 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

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VOTE YES ON GARAMENDI / BLUMENAUER NDAA AMENDMENT #411 – ASK FOR REPORT ON “LOW-YIELD” WARHEAD

The United States has multiple weapons with “low-yield” nuclear options and multiple platforms to deliver those weapons. Yet, the
Trump administration in its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) called for two
additional “low-yield” capabilities. Congress is now considering the first: a new, unprecedented, low-yield warhead – the W76-2 – for our D-5 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

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ICYMI: GAO Report on Farm Subsidy Abuse

While the House was voting on a Farm Bill that expands loopholes for farm subsidies, GAO released a report highlighting just how much taxpayer-funded farm subsidies are at risk of being abused. The GAO
report highlights that in 2015:

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Support the PACE Program

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is a proven care model delivering high-quality, comprehensive, integrated and coordinated community-based care to both Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries 55 years of age or older, who meet the criteria
for a nursing home level of care, but wish to live at home. Multiple studies show that people receiving care from PACE organizations live longer, experience better health, have fewer hospitalizations and spend more time living at home than those receiving
care through other programs.

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BRIEFING: Kids with Brain Disorders

Tomorrow, the American Brain Coalition and the Dyspraxia Foundation USA, in cooperation with the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, are hosting a briefing on “Kids with Brain Disorders: Getting Diagnosis and Correct Treatment.” This briefing
will explore what kind of information is needed about complex childhood brain disorders to help us diagnose, treat, and ultimately make the difference in life of patients using Dyspraxia as case study. 

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TODAY: Kids with Brain Disorders: Getting Diagnosis and Correct Treatment

Today the American Brain Coalition and the Dyspraxia Foundation USA, in cooperation with the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, are hosting a briefing on “Kids with Brain Disorders: Getting Diagnosis and Correct Treatment.” This briefing
will explore what kind of information is needed about complex childhood brain disorders to help us diagnose, treat, and ultimately make the difference in life of patients using Dyspraxia as case study. 

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