Cosponsor the RURAL Veterans Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the Recruiting in Underserved Rural Areas and Localities for Veterans (RURAL Veterans) Act. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost a quarter of the veterans in the United States live in rural communities.
Fifty-eight percent of rural veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system—a rate that is significantly higher than enrollees residing in urban areas. Despite the higher enrollment of veterans in rural communities, there are far fewer VA doctors w Dear
Colleague,

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Cosponsor the RURAL Veterans Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the Recruiting in Underserved Rural Areas and Localities for Veterans (RURAL Veterans) Act. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost a quarter of the veterans in the United States live in rural communities.
Fifty-eight percent of rural veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system—a rate that is significantly higher than enrollees residing in urban areas. Despite the higher enrollment of veterans in rural communities, there are far fewer VA doctors w Dear
Colleague,

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Cosponsor the RURAL Veterans Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the Recruiting in Underserved Rural Areas and Localities for Veterans (RURAL Veterans) Act. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost a quarter of the veterans in the United States live in rural communities.
Fifty-eight percent of rural veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system—a rate that is significantly higher than enrollees residing in urban areas. Despite the higher enrollment of veterans in rural communities, there are far fewer VA doctors w Dear
Colleague,

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Cosponsor the RURAL Veterans Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the Recruiting in Underserved Rural Areas and Localities for Veterans (RURAL Veterans) Act. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost a quarter of the veterans in the United States live in rural communities.
Fifty-eight percent of rural veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system—a rate that is significantly higher than enrollees residing in urban areas. Despite the higher enrollment of veterans in rural communities, there are far fewer VA doctors w Dear
Colleague,

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Cosponsor the RURAL Veterans Act

I invite you to join me in cosponsoring the Recruiting in Underserved Rural Areas and Localities for Veterans (RURAL Veterans) Act. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, almost a quarter of the veterans in the United States live in rural communities.
Fifty-eight percent of rural veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system—a rate that is significantly higher than enrollees residing in urban areas. Despite the higher enrollment of veterans in rural communities, there are far fewer VA doctors w Dear
Colleague,

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Defend American Taxpayers & Protect the Environment, Support House Interior Appropriations Provision on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

As you know, earlier this year the House cast a historic vote for H.R. 1146, the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, to restore the protections for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the state before passage of the Republican tax bill.
In keeping with the House’s commitment to protecting the Arctic Refuge, our nation’s largest and wildest refuge, the House also included language in the Fiscal Year 2020 Interior Appropriations bill that would prevent a lease sale unless the Administration
took action to ensure that such a lease sale would produce sufficient revenue to match the projections from the Republican tax bill.

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Become A Cosponsor of the Jubilee Day Resolution

I wanted to give you some history on the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska that is the subject of my amendment (Huffman #90) to the Energy and Water Appropriations
Bill. Located in Southwest Alaska, Bristol Bay and its surrounding watersheds are one of the last, great intact salmon systems in the world. Around the mouth and along the rivers of Bristol Bay, 25 federally recognized tribes depend on the salmon for food
and their local economy and on the watershed for clean water. In total, the Bristol Bay supports 14,000 jobs and provides $1.5 billion in economic stimulus for the Pacific Northwest region. Recreational fishing also represents a major source of economic revenue,
with over 13,000 anglers traveling each year to the area.

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