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Oct. 9, 2017 Sport Fishing Is Orleans County's #1 Tourism Draw, But With Great Lakes Fish Populations Like Salmon & Trout Under Threat From Loss Of Habitat, Access To Spawning Areas, And Needed Fishery Investments, Schumer Launches Major Push For Bill That Would Create A New Federal Program To Help Protect And Grow Fish Population In Lake Ontario Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 2, 2017 To Help Address The Threat Of Invasive Species Such As The Emerald Ash Borer, Gillibrand Visits Paul Smith's College To Announce Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Paul Smiths, NY
Sept. 15, 2017 After Hurricanes, Titus Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Animals During Natural Disasters Rep. Daniel Donovan Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2017 Standing At The Buffalo Outer Harbor, Schumer Launches Major Push To Support Lake Erie; On The Heels Of Announcement Of Costa Fishing League Worldwide Series In Buffalo Next Summer, Senator Announces Support For Bill That Would Create A New Federal Program To Help Protect And Grow Fish Population In Lake Erie Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Rep. Louise Slaughter Unknown
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Rep. José Serrano Unknown
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Rep. Nydia Velázquez Unknown
July 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments Rep. Grace Meng Unknown
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, Greg Sheehan, Acting Director of Fish and Wildlife Service, and Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries - Prevent Extinction of The Vaquita Rep. Thomas Suozzi Washington, DC
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, Greg Sheehan, Acting Director of Fish and Wildlife Service, and Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries - Prevent Extinction of The Vaquita Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, Greg Sheehan, Acting Director of Fish and Wildlife Service, and Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries - Prevent Extinction of The Vaquita Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
June 13, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Fishing Rights in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John Boozman, Chairman, and the Honorable Jon Tester, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Plum Island Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
April 25, 2017 Rep. Meeks Statement on World Malaria Day Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Peter King Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Joseph Crowley Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Thomas Suozzi Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Nydia Velázquez Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Jerrold Nadler Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Sean Maloney Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Adriano Espaillat Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Carolyn Maloney Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Claudia Tenney Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Chairman Robert Aderholt and the Hon. Ranking Member Sanford Bishop of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, & Related Agencies - Smith, Blumenauer Urge Funding for Animal Welfare Rep. Daniel Donovan Washington, DC
March 31, 2017 Rep. Meeks, Twenty Colleagues Send Bipartisan Letter Supporting President's Malaria Initiative Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
March 21, 2017 Adams & Lowey Introduce the Public Safety & Wildlife Protection Act Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
March 10, 2017 Donovan Introduces Bill To Support Wildlife Conservation Rep. Daniel Donovan Washington, DC
March 3, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Release First Draft of Brandon Road Report Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
March 3, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Release First Draft of Brandon Road Report Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
March 3, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Release First Draft of Brandon Road Report Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2017 Congressman Zeldin Re-Introduces Bill for Long Island Fishermen Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to Acting USDA Deputy Secretary Young - Animal Advocates Should Not Have To Play Tug Of War On Transparency With New Administration's USDA Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Kathleen Rice Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Nydia Velázquez Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency Rep. Gregory Meeks Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Acting Deputy Secretary Young - Restore Animal Cruelty, Puppy Mill Records On USDA Website Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Acting Deputy Secretary Young - Restore Animal Cruelty, Puppy Mill Records On USDA Website Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Hon. Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Quota Allocations for Summer Flounder Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
Oct. 31, 2016 House Passed Bills I Introduced That Senate Should Pass Before End of Year Rep. Lee Zeldin Unknown
Oct. 14, 2016 President Obama Signs Engel Anti-wildlife Trafficking Legislation Into Law Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Sept. 21, 2016 Engel Welcomes Final Passage of End Wildlife Trafficking Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce U.S. Senate Passes Critical Legislation That Will Provide $1.5 Billion To Great Lakes Restoration Initiative - Senators Have Secured GLRI Funds For NY Projects That Protect NY Waterways Like Lakes Erie & Ontario; Urges House To Immediately Pass Bill Before Returning Home Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
Sept. 16, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce U.S. Senate Passes Critical Legislation That Will Provide $1.5 Billion To Great Lakes Restoration Initiative - Senators Have Secured GLRI Funds For NY Projects That Protect NY Waterways Like Lakes Erie & Ontario; Urges House To Immediately Pass Bill Before Returning Home Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
July 29, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Calls on EPA to Keep Commitment to Permanently Close Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Sites & Expedite the Closing of Western and Central Sites Rep. Lee Zeldin Mount Sinai, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Erie, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Buffalo, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing on the Shores of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation to Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species from Entering the United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rochester, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing On The Shores Of Lake Erie, Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering United States Rep. Brian Higgins Buffalo, NY
July 18, 2016 Standing on the Shores of Lake Ontario, Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation to Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species from Entering the United States Rep. Louise Slaughter Rochester, NY
July 8, 2016 Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Rome, NY
June 28, 2016 Engel Cosponsors Resolution Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 Congresswoman Adams and Congresswoman Lowey Introduce the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act to the House Floor Rep. Nita Lowey Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Protect New York's Natural Resources, Prevent Invasive Species From Entering The U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Ithaca, NY
June 24, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Successfully Adds $10 Million in Funding for LI Sound in Appropriations Bill Now Coming to House Floor Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 21, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Joins LI & NYC Animal Rights & Advocacy Groups in Condemning the Slaughter of Thousands of Dogs During China's Yulin Festival Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Letter to his Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China - Hastings Urges China's President Xi to end the Dog Meat Trade Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Rep. Zeldin and Southampton Town Trustees Announce that the Cut at Mecox Bay to be Opened Rep. Lee Zeldin Southampton, NY
June 13, 2016 "Senate Must Act Now to Send to the President's Desk My Important House Passed Bills for Long Island" Rep. Lee Zeldin Unknown
May 25, 2016 Stefanik Introduces Legislation to Combat Invasive Species Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Invasive Species Summit Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Requiring Comptroller General to Assess Options for Disposition of Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
May 4, 2016 Stefanik Applauds Funding to Combat Invasive Species Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Tonko, Barr Hold Congressional Horse Caucus Hearing Rep. Paul Tonko Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 U.S. Congress Recognizes Bison as National Mammal of United States Rep. José Serrano Washington, DC
April 26, 2016 House Passes Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Comittee and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Increased Funding for Mosquito-Control Programs to Fight Spread of Zika Sen. Charles Schumer Washington, DC
March 21, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push To Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale To Highest Bidder; Sen. Charles Schumer Unknown
March 21, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push To Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale To Highest Bidder; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Unknown
March 21, 2016 Safeguarding Our Environment Rep. Lee Zeldin Washington, DC
March 14, 2016 Letter to Thomas Vislack, Secretary of Agriculture, US Department of Agriculture and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Nations Bee Population Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2016 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 Rep. Grace Meng Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Reps. Chu And Katko Introduce Heart Act To Help Animals Rescued By Federal Government Rep. John Katko Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 On Great Lakes Day Higgins Fights for Great Lakes Funding on House Floor Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 Rep. Louise Slaughter Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2016 Expanded Access at Outer Harbor Drives Public to Programs at Tifft Nature Preserve Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Francis Collins, Director National Institutes of Health - Calling for Retirement of Monkeys from Government Laboratory Rep. Eliot Engel Unknown
Dec. 8, 2015 Higgins Announces Approval of "Microbead-Free Waters Act" in the House of Representatives Rep. Brian Higgins Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2015 House Passes Microbead-Free Waters Act Rep. Elise Stefanik Washington, D.C.
Dec. 4, 2015 Engel Statement on World Wildlife Conservation Day Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act Sen. Charles Schumer Washington D.C.
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington D.C.
Nov. 2, 2015 Global Anti-Poaching Act Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Engel Remarks on the Illicit Ivory Trade Rep. Eliot Engel Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2015 Letter to Sandy Kennedy, RILA President, and Matthew Shay, NRF President and CEO - Call for Retail Boycott of Harmful Plastic Microbeads Threatening Long Island Sound Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Washington, DC
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