Thank Secretary Jewell for Arctic Protection!

As you know, last month President Obama and the Department of the Interior cancelled two Arctic Ocean oil and gas leases. This historic victory for Arctic protection and conservation occurred after Shell’s announcement that that would abandoned exploration in the Chukchi Sea and suspend further exploration for the foreseeable future.

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Support IDEA Funding in FY15

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: Nicholas.Hromalik@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 DEADLINE: Noon, Wednesday 2/5/14 Groups Supporting: National Education Association (NEA), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), The School Superintendents Association (AASA), National School Boards Association, Committee for Education Funding (CEF), The Association of Educational Service Agencies, National […]

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New Deadline: Increase Funding for IDEA in FY15

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: Nicholas.Hromalik@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 DEADLINE: Noon, Wednesday 2/5/14 Groups Supporting: National Education Association (NEA), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), The School Superintendents Association (AASA), National School Boards Association, Committee for Education Funding (CEF), The Association of Educational Service Agencies, National […]

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Increase Funding for IDEA in FY15

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: Nicholas.Hromalik@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague, Currently, there are over 6.5 million children eligible for special education services under the disability categories of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The comprehensive assessment and support services authorized by IDEA help to close the academic achievement gap and ensure a meaningful […]

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Last Call: Support American Indian Homeownership

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: scott.rasmussen@mail.house.gov Date: 4/1/2014 DEADLINE: COB TODAY Current Cosigners: McCollum, Young, Hanabusa, Honda, Benishek, DeFazio, Pallone, Ellison, Grijalva, Heck, Cardenas, Kirkpatrick, Jackson Lee, Moore, Kind, Lujan, Ruiz, DelBene, McDermott Supported by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the Nevada/California Indian Housing Association, and the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) […]

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Support American Indian Homeownership

Dear Colleague:
Please join us in supporting funding for the Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program (Section 184) at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by signing the below letter to the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee. The letter recommends that the Subcommittee provide robust funding for this program in the FY2015 T-HUD Appropriations bill.

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Oppose H.R. 3964: Oppose egregious federal overreach into state affairs

I urge you to read this letter from California’s Attorney General, Kamala Harris. As Attorney General Harris makes clear in her letter, the State of California opposes H.R. 3964 in the strongest possible terms. The poorly-drafted bill violates the Supreme Court’s state sovereignty principles, and it is inconsistent with a century of federal deference to western states’ water law.

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Fix Out-of-Date Water Manuals: Tell the Army Corps to Listen to Science!

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: Logan.Ferree@mail.house.gov Date: 12/12/2013 Fix Out-of-Date Water Manuals: Tell the Army Corps to Listen to Science! Dear Colleague: As we approach the end of 2013, many regions across the United States are facing historic and persistent droughts. In California, we are on track to experience the driest year on […]

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