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Week of July 29 - August 5


ACTION 1: Thank the three Republican senators who voted "no" on the Skinny Bill.

Suggested postcard verbiage: "Thank you _____ for putting country over party by casting a 'No' vote on the Skinny Bill, and standing firm on the right side of history."

Senator Lisa Murkowski
510 L Street
Suite 600
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 271-3735
Fax: (877) 857-0322
DC Phone: (202) 224-6665
DC Fax: (202) 224-5301

Senator Susan Collins
202 Harlow Street, Room 20100
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 945-0417
DC Phone: (202) 224-2523
DC Fax: (202) 224-2693

Senator John McCain
2201 East Camelback Road
Suite 115
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Main: (602) 952-2410
Fax: (855) 952-8702
DC Phone: (202) 224-2235
DC Fax: (202) 228-2862

 

ACTION 2: Let Ryan Zinke know his thuggery is a disgrace

Suggested postcard verbiage: "As cabinet secretary, your have a sworn duty to faithfully execute the laws, not bend them to secure votes in congress. Shame on you for resorting to extortion and threatening Senator Murkowski with retribution against Alaska for her opposition to the latest healthcare repeal bill."

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
Department of the Interior
1849 C Street NW
Washington, CD 20240

Background: https://www.adn.com/politics/2017/07/26/trump-administration-signals-that-murkowskis-health-care-vote-could-have-energy-repercussions-for-alaska/

 

ACTION 3: Protect our National Marine Monuments 

NOAA will formally accept comments on the review of national marine sanctuaries through August 14. Let the administration know that our ocean needs more protection, not less. http://mbayaq.co/2eOnDNd

MAIL POSTCARDS BY August 7, and be sure to include the ID docket number. You may submit comments, identified by docket ID NOAA-NOS-2017-0066, to:

E.O. 13795 Review
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Silver Spring Metro Campus Building 4 (SSMC4), Eleventh Floor
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

SEND ELECTRONIC COMMENTS by August 14 (extended): https://www.regulations.gov/comment?D=NOAA-NOS-2017-0066-0001

 

Action 4: Postcards of support to Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Hirono of Hawaii is recovering from her second surgery for stage 4 kidney cancer. She showed up and voted to save our healthcare; she got no standing ovations or time to make a speech live on cable news. Let’s wish her the best and thank her for her strength and courage.

Senator Mazie Hirono (DC Office)
730 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6361
Fax: (202) 224-2126

or

Hawaii Office
300 Ala Moana Blvd. Rm. 3-106
Honolulu, HI 96850
Phone: (808) 522-8970
Fax: (808) 545-4683

 

ACTION 5: Take a look at Jennifer Hoffman's Weekly Action Checklist for Democrats, Independents, and Republicans of Conscience

Her website: https://jenniferhofmann.com/home/weekly-action-checklist-democrats-independents-republicans-conscience/

Her action plan for this week: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RVWcFBtmYJ1xsdqJrj8CP_W3OdMf5nkAgfHxhwmGn54/mobilebasic

Earlier Event: July 22
Week of July 22 - July 29
Later Event: August 5
Week of August 5 - 12