Co-Sign Letter: Protect American Citizens from Human Rights Abuses Abroad

As you may know, the
Trump administration recently announced plans to close nearly forty percent of all Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) program facilities and end the program in its current form, jeopardizing safety and economic opportunity in rural communities
across the country. These plans were announced without the consultation or approval of Congress.

Read More

Join Bipartisan Letter to DOL and USDA Opposing Plan for Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers

In response to
the news that the Trump administration plans to permanently close over a third of Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) program facilities and end the program in its current form, Reps. DeFazio, Newhouse, and Schrader along with Sen. Merkley are leading a
bicameral letter to Secretaries Perdue and Acosta expressing strong opposition and requesting additional information about the plan.

Read More

Support Senior Corps

Please join me in supporting Senior Corps volunteers in your district and celebrating Older Americans Month by cosponsoring a bipartisan resolution to honor and recognize Senior Corps volunteers. Senior Corps currently includes three volunteer programs for
older Americans: the Senior Companion Program, the Foster Grandparent Program, and RSVP. These programs enable senior volunteers to provide 54 million hours of essential services to their neighbors at a lower cost than any other option, the equivalent
of $1.3 billion in direct services.

Read More

Support Senior Corps

Please join me in supporting Senior Corps volunteers in your district and celebrating Older Americans Month by cosponsoring a bipartisan resolution to honor and recognize Senior Corps volunteers. Senior Corps currently includes three volunteer programs for
older Americans: the Senior Companion Program, the Foster Grandparent Program, and RSVP. These programs enable senior volunteers to provide 54 million hours of essential services to their neighbors at a lower cost than any other option, the equivalent
of $1.3 billion in direct services.

Read More

LAST CALL – Support Organic Agriculture – Deadline COB today

            As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Organic Caucus, we recognize the contribution the organic industry has made to the U.S. economy and especially to rural America. We ask that you join us in supporting investment in organic agriculture by signing
our letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies encouraging them to fund key programs and support organic agriculture in FY 2020.

Read More