Help Congress Understand Emerging Technologies – Support Amendment to Restore the Office of Technology Assessment

Mark Takano                                                   Bill Foster                                                       John K. Delaney
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Elizabeth H. Esty                                            Jim Langevin                                                  Ted Lieu                                              
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Ben Ray Luján
Member of Congress

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Help Congress Understand Emerging Technologies – Support Amendment to Restore the Office of Technology Assessment (Takano #16)

Mark Takano                                                   Bill Foster                                                       John K. Delaney
Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress           
Elizabeth H. Esty                                            Jim Langevin                                                  Ted Lieu                                              
Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress                                      Member of Congress
Ben Ray Luján
Member of Congress

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ICYMI: The Farm Bill (HR 2) Hurts Veterans

As we consider the House GOP’s deeply flawed Farm Bill, I want to share with you an article
on how the farm bill will harm veterans. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), helps nearly 1.5 million low income veterans every year. HR 2 will cut more than $23 billion from SNAP and affect approximately 2 million people in 1 million
households nationwide. There are few exceptions to the onerous, unnecessary, and unproven work requirements to ensure veterans won’t be unfairly cut from the SNAP rolls. 

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Member Forum on Deported Veterans, TOMORROW, May 9

We invite your staff/interns to attend our forum where Members will have the opportunity to engage formerly deported veterans, subject matter experts, and stakeholders to better understand the challenges faced by deported veterans and what Congress can do
to help. Hector Barajas, Founder and Director of the Deported Veteran Support House, and Arnold Giammarco, both deported veterans who have since returned to the United States, will share their experiences and provide critical insight. Joining them, coauthor
of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) report, Discharged, Then Discarded, Bardis Vakili and representatives from veterans’ service organizations (VSOs).

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