Gun Violence Prevention: Bipartisan NICS Appropriations Letter

Right now, millions of records are missing from the various databases that make up the National Instant Background Check Systems.  Many states do not have the necessary resources to upload criminal history and prohibitor records, which has allowed individuals
to slip through the cracks.  This continues to be a serious problem, as states are still not submitting adequate numbers of records to make the system work as intended.

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Bipartisan NICS Appropriations Letter

Right now, millions of records are missing from the various databases that make up the National Instant Background Check Systems.  Many states do not have the necessary resources to upload criminal history and prohibitor records, which has allowed individuals
to slip through the cracks.  This continues to be a serious problem, as states are still not submitting adequate numbers of records to make the system work as intended.

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Honor Women with the National Women’s History Month Resolution

March is National Women’s History Month. Please join in honoring the increased awareness and knowledge of women’s involvement in history by cosponsoring the bipartisan National Women’s History Month resolution (H.Res. 171). This year’s theme honors women
who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.

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Support Funding for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants

Please join us in supporting the highest level of funding possible for the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants (STWG) program in fiscal year 2020. This program is the nation’s core program for preventing fish and wildlife from becoming endangered. The STWG
program provides states, territories, the District of Columbia, and Indian tribes with the resources they need to implement proactive and effective wildlife conservation actions aimed at keeping wildlife from becoming endangered. The program has been successful
in preventing the listing of federally petitioned species and helping to conserve over 12,000 species identified by the states as needing proactive attention.

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Bipartisan National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Appropriations Letter

Right now, millions of records are missing from the various databases that make up the National Instant Background Check Systems.  Many states do not have the necessary resources to upload criminal history and prohibitor records, which has allowed individuals
to slip through the cracks.  This continues to be a serious problem, as states are still not submitting adequate numbers of records to make the system work as intended.

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Support Funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

We invite you to join us in signing a bipartisan letter to the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, urging the Subcommittee to provide significant increased funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in fiscal
year 2020. Congress has just made the strongest endorsement of LWCF, based on its success and near-universal popularity across the country, by voting to make its authorization permanent in S.47, the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation
Act.

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