Archive for June, 2009

Charlie Melancon (D-LA), Joseph Cao (R-LA), Rodney Alexander (R-LA), Gene Taylor (D-MS) and  Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) are sending a powerful bipartisan Dear Colleague Letter to every member of Congress on June 1st urging them to mark the beginning of Hurricane season by co-sponsoring HR 2269, the Gulf Coast Civic Works Act.  It states that:

“It is the responsibility of every Member of Congress to ensure that the federal government responds to the needs of all Americans.  The Gulf Coast Civic Works Act ensures that real progress is made toward rebuilding and sustaining the Gulf Coast region.”

See the letter:  https://gccwc.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/gulf-coast-civic-works-act-dear-colleague.pdf

Also our friends from the KatrinaRitaVille Express and many GCCWC partners are in DC today kicking off Hurricane Season with a Press Conference in front of FEMA HQ in DC urging action on Gulf Coast recovery, see below: (more…)


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