Briefing 2/24 @ 3:00 pm on FBI’s database to track animal abuse incidents

By now, you should have received an invitation to attend a briefing on a new FBI data collection effort to track animal cruelty crimes. The briefing will be an opportunity to learn more about the link between animal abuse and violence toward humans, how tracking incidents of animal cruelty will help officials to better understand these crimes, and how they are linked to other violence.

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PAWS FOR LOVE: Friday 11:00am-1:30pm

By now, you should have received an invitation to PAWS FOR LOVE, an annual event sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and hosted by the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus. The event will feature dozens of adoptable dogs and cats from nine local shelters and rescues, as well as two equine groups who will share info about their work with horses.

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Urge DOT to Require GHG Emissions Measure for State and Local Transportation Planning (v. 2)

In 2015, Americans drove a record 3 trillion miles. Cars and trucks make up more than 80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of the transportation sector, which itself is responsible for nearly a third of all U.S. GHG emissions. Unless we expand our efforts to reduce GHGs from our transportation sector, this troubling correlation will only worsen—America is expected to grow by 70 million people and move nearly 50% more freight by 2045.

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Urge DOT to Require GHG Emissions Measure for State and Local Transportation Planning

In 2015, Americans drove a record 3 trillion miles. Cars and trucks make up more than 80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of the transportation sector, which itself is responsible for nearly a third of all U.S. GHG emissions. Unless we expand our efforts to reduce GHGs from our transportation sector, this troubling correlation will only worsen—America is expected to grow by 70 million people and move nearly 50% more freight by 2045.

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Join Letter to DOT in Support of Emissions Measure for State and Local Transportation Planning

In 2015, Americans drove a record 3 trillion miles. Cars and trucks make up more than 80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of the transportation sector, which itself is responsible for nearly a third of all U.S. GHG emissions. Unless we expand our efforts to reduce GHGs from our transportation sector, this troubling correlation will only worsen—America is expected to grow by 70 million people and move nearly 50% more freight by 2045.

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