Cosponsor H.R. 4535, the Keep It in the Ground Act

Please join me in cosponsoring H.R. 4535, the Keep It in the Ground Act. This legislation would stop new leases, and end nonproducing leases for coal, oil, natural gas, oil shale, and tar sands extraction, on all federal lands. It would stop new leases and end nonproducing offshore drilling leases in the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico. It would also prohibit all offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic.

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Cosponsor the bipartisan H.R. 4607, Amending the Estuary Restoration Act

The Estuary Restoration Act (ERA) of 2000 authorizes the Secretary of the Army to carry out a cost-shared program in order to restore estuary habitat. However, since 2004, 15 ERA grant proposals that were accepted for funding by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) were terminated after several years of engagement with local stakeholders. Many of the projects have similar reasons for termination, including the requirement to sign an indemnification agreement, concerns over ownership of the land on which the project was being completed, and length of the process.

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Urge the VA to Support Energy Efficiency

Please join us on a letter requesting that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) consider issuing guidance to enable veterans receiving VA-secured home loans to take advantage of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.

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Fully Fund Critical Housing Programs!

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: scott.rasmussen@mail.house.gov Date: 2/29/2016 *This is a programmatic request* Dear colleague: Please join us in supporting funding for essential American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian housing programs by signing the below letter to the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee. While we face housing needs across the […]

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SUPPORT the HUFFMAN Amendment #43 to the SHARE Act

Please join us in the BIPARTISAN effort to protect the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by supporting the Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Amendment #43 to H.R. 2406, the SHARE Act. This amendment would protect the 1.5 million-acre Coastal Plain as recommended in the Department of the Interior’s recently released conservation plan for the Refuge.

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SUPPORT RURAL BROADBAND!

Please join me in co-sponsoring the Rural Broadband Infrastructure Investment Act (H.R. 4160), which would unlock new opportunities for broadband deployment in rural communities across the nation. The legislation builds on the successful legacy of the Rural Electrification Act, which brought power and telephone service to rural communities during the New Deal.

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End Social Isolation and Bullying in School (v. 2)

With 1 in 4 students in America experiencing some form of bullying, social isolation in its many forms is far too prevalent in our schools and communities. This bullying can lead to feelings of being socially isolated – or students who feel invisible, disconnected, and not part of their peer community.

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