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Urge your Members to Support the DOD Breast Cancer Research Program

March 4, 2020

Deadline for Letter Signing: Tuesday, March 10

We need our grassroots to take immediate action on our #1 Priority—the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program. Please contact your Representatives and Senators and ask them to sign the DOD BCRP letters today! The deadline to sign on to the letters is Tuesday, March 10.

This is the list of the 135 Representatives who have signed this year’s letter if your Representative(s) are not on this lists, contact their office immediately to urge them to sign on today!

Your message to your Representative is:

I urge you to show your support for ending breast cancer by signing the letter to Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Visclosky and Ranking Member Calvert calling for $150 million for the DOD peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program for FY2021.

If your Representative agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email one of the following staffers of the letter sponsors to make it happen:

Katrina Martell in Representative Hastings’ office – Katrina.Martell@mail.house.gov

Deena Tauster in Representative King’s office – Deena.Tauster@mail.house.gov

This is the list of the 14 Senators who have signed this year’s letter if your Senator(s) are not on this list, contact their office immediately to urge them to sign on today!

Your message to your Senator is:

I urge you to show your support for ending breast cancer by signing the letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Shelby and Ranking Member Durbin calling for $150 million for the DOD peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program for FY2021.

If your Senator(s) agrees to sign the letter, her/his staff should email Jasmin Palomares (Jasmin_Palomares@gillibrand.senate.gov) in Senator Gillibrand’s office to make it happen.

Email us at NBCC and let us know that your Representative(s) and/or Senator(s) has agreed to sign the letter or if you have any questions.

Thank you for taking action today!