Many American’s lead busy lives. Often there is a feeling that you need to be a “political expert” to express your views to your legislators. WHE go Live features an American citizen making her first call to a Senator, ever. You can do it too!
Right now your call should be very simple. In the FY2018 budget it proposes to sell wild horses to slaughter or kill them outright. You do not approve. Remember to say thank you.
The budget bill for Fiscal Year 2018 will go to a floor vote. That means all have a voice. (More below the video)
JOIN US! This piece goes into a bit of detail about how to prepare for a call and video of a first time call to a Senator. We will post a shorter version of simply “making a call” soon.
DOI Budget could kill tens of thousands of wild horses: https://wildhorseeducation.org/2017/06/08/hypocrisy-of-doi-budget-alt-facts-may-kill-our-wild-horses/
Senate sub committee on Interior Budget (BLM is under the Department of Interior or DOI) https://www.appropriations.senate.gov/subcommittees/interior-environment-and-related-agencies
Find your Representatives: https://www.govtrack.us/
Some info to help with your calls.
For those that want to learn more:
For those of you that want a breakdown of process on how bills become law, including budgets, and on how, in a normal year, you express your voice in public land process we will be running a webinar.
The webinar will be this Monday June 26 at 5 pm Pacific time (we added an overflow date of Saturday, July 1 at 4 pm pacific time). Attendance is limited to 50 participants. We will send you a participation code as a thank you for contributions to the work of WHE. WHE have begun to litigate as well as continue our range work. We need your help to continue our work. Click the link below and contribute $25. or more and we will add you to the list. You will receive an email to guide you through the sign in. A follow up, after the webinar, will provide you with reading material and worksheets.
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