Letters

04.27.16

Tribal Support for Designation of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

Resolutions written by tribes and tribal coalitions in support of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.… Continue Reading


04.25.16

Letters from the Air Force on Sage-Grouse Protections

On April 25, 2016 the Department of the Air Force responded to Ranking Member Adam Smith and Ranking Member Grijalva regarding the placement of the Greater Sage-grouse on the Endangered Species List. The Department of the Air Force responded to questions that were sent by Ranking Members Smith and Grijalva.… Continue Reading


04.21.16

Letter from the Navy on Sage-Grouse Protections

On April 21, 2016 the Department of the Navy responded to a congressional Inquiry/ Follow-up that was sent from the House Armed Services Committee regarding the Greater Sage-grouse and the Endangered Species Act.… Continue Reading


04.18.16

Letter to Director Jarvis Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity

On Monday, April 18, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva and Congressman Alcee L. Hastings sent a letter urging the National Park Service (NPS) to focus on diversity and inclusion as they prepare for the NPS's 100th anniversary celebration.… Continue Reading


04.15.16

Letters from the Army on Sage-Grouse Protections

On April 15, 2016, The Deaprtment of the Army responded to Ranking Member Adam Smith regarding the Greater Sage-grouse and whether a future decision to list the species would affect militart traning, operations, and readiness. The Department of the Army also responded to questions presented by Ranking Member Adam Smith… Continue Reading


04.14.16

Hearing Request Letter for Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva, Congressman Jared Huffman, and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas sent a hearing request letter to Chairman Rob Bishop for an oversight hearing on the recent unlawful armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.… Continue Reading


03.24.16

Hearing Request Letter for H.R. 963 and H.R. 4323

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva signed a hearing request letter, to Chairman Rob Bishop and Subcommittee Chairman Doug Lamborn, for H.R. 963 and H.R. 4323. These bills work towards a comprehensive and meaningful solution to the problem of abandoned hardrock mines.… Continue Reading


03.23.16

Letters from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness on Sage-Grouse Protections

On March 23, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva and Ranking Member Adam Smith wrote a letter to Daniel Feehan, the Assistant Secretary of Defense regarding actions being taken pursuant to the Endangered Species Act, specifically the sage grouse. The Department of Defense responded to the letter addressing the questions that were asked by Ranking Member Grijalva and Ranking Member Smith.… Continue Reading


03.11.16

Grijalva Letter to Gina McCarthy Regarding Biscayne Bay Contaminated Discharge

On Friday, March 11, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva sent a letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, regarding a report showing that water contaminated with radioactive material, phosphorus, ammonia, and toxic levels of salt is leaking out of cooling water canals at the Turkey Point Nuclear Power Station and into the water of Biscayne National Park.… Continue Reading


03.07.16

Grijalva Letter to Appropriations Committee on LWCF

On Monday, March 7th, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva wrote a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations to urge the committee to support full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).… Continue Reading


03.04.16

Grijalva Letter to Secretary Kerry on Death of Berta Cáceres

On Friday, March 4th, 2015, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva wrote a letter to Secretary John Kerry regarding the death of Berta Cáceres. Grijalva states, "Cáceres' death is a reminder of the great personal risks human rights and environmental justice activists take to defend their communities from exploitation and industrialization."… Continue Reading


03.03.16

Grijalva Support Letter for Chichil Bildagoteel to NPS

On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva signed a letter to the National Park Service in support of the Chi'chil Bildagoteel Historic District Nomination. The Chi'chil Bildagoteel Historic District encompasses an area that includes ancestral homelands to local American Indian tribes in the region, including the San Carlos Apache Tribe.… Continue Reading


02.04.16

Letter from Grijalva and Conyers to Bishop and Goodlatte on Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Grijalva and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Conyers wrote a joint letter urging House Republican's to begin bipartisan discussions on drafting legislation to address the fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico.… Continue Reading


10.22.15

Oct. 22 H.R. 1814 Hearing Request Bishop

On October 25th, 2015, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva requested the Honorable Rob Bishop to include H.R. 1814, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, to be included in the Federal Lands Subcommittee legislative hearing on November 18th, 2015.… Continue Reading


10.19.15

Oppose H.R. 1937 - Dear Colleague Letter

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva sent the following letter to the House of Representatives to urge votes against H.R. 1937, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015: Oppose H.R. 1937: The Not-So-Strategic and Not-Particularly-Critical Minerals Production Act Dear Colleague: Are you worried that the United States is becoming dependent on imported sand and gravel? Do you fear that we could face a crippling shortage of crushed stone? Concerned that foreign govern… Continue Reading


10.16.15

Letter from Ranking Member Grijalva to Chairman Bishop about the SHARE Act

Ranking Member Grijalva sent a letter to Chairman Bishop requesting a comproise version of a sportsmen's package that could pass with bipartisan support.… Continue Reading


10.08.15

Oct. 8 Letter to Bishop on Republican LWCF Filibuster


10.07.15

Request to Bishop and Fleming for Hearing on NOAA Climate Plan Oct. 7


10.05.15

Oppose H.R. 702: The Foreign Energy Dependence Act

Oppose H.R. 702: The Foreign Energy Dependence Act "Why can't we produce American energy in America for Americans?" -Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), 7/29/08 Dear Colleague, For decades, one of the primary goals of American energy policy was to make the United States energy independent. Until recently, House Republicans seemed to share that goal: "We need more supply, and everyone agrees it should be our own energy, not foreign." -Doug Lamborn (R-CO), May 5, 2011 "Why can't we produce … Continue Reading


10.01.15

Oct. 1 H.R. 1814 Markup Request

On October 1st, 2016, Ranking Member Grijalva requested Chairman Bishop to in include H.R. 1814: To Permanently Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund on the agenda for the Natural Resources Committee Markup noticed for October 8th, 2015.… Continue Reading

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