Support continued funding for the East-West Center

Please join us in requesting $20.1 million for the Department of State’s East-West Center (EWC) in the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. The Center supports critical programs, such as
Asia Matters for America and the Congressional Staff Program on Asia, which have become an irreplaceable component of our public policy and diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region.

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SUPPORT CHEMICALS IN SUNSCREENS RESEARCH IN FY20

Please join me in sending a letter to the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
to support the following bill language on effects of oxybenzone and octinoxate (contained in numerous sunscreens) to be included in the
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for FY20.

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Support $509.5 million for National Wildlife Refuge

Please join us in sending the letter below to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies urging funding in the amount
of $509.5 million in FY20
(the same as the President’s 2020 Budget)
for the operations and maintenance of the National Wildlife Refuge System. 

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Support continued funding for the East-West Center

Please join us in requesting $20.1 million for the Department of State’s East-West Center (EWC) in the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. The Center supports critical programs, such as
Asia Matters for America and the Congressional Staff Program on Asia, which have become an irreplaceable component of our public policy and diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Support Funding for Our Wounded Warriors – The Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program

I urge you to join me in supporting the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. Since its inception in 2008, 260 wounded or disabled veterans have been hired as fellows, 209 of whom finished the program, with 55 of these veterans continuing to serve in congressional
offices following their two-year fellowship. Additionally, many more move on to opportunities with the federal government, veterans’ advocacy groups, law enforcement, and other institutions.

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