National Updates

Proposed Bakken Crude Oil Pipeline Through Iowa

posted Nov 30, 2014, 4:43 PM by Rob Hogg

Seventeen public meetings on the proposed Bakken Crude Oil Pipeline will be held December 1, 2, 3, 4, 15, and 16 in each of the counties in which the pipeline is proposed to be built.  Following that, the pipeline proponent will apply for a permit and the Iowa Utilities Board will hold a hearing in Boone to determine whether the pipeline “will promote the public convenience and necessity.”  Iowa Code section 479B.9.  If the Board agrees, it may grant Dakota Access, LLC, the right of eminent domain to take Iowa property including farm land.  Iowa Code section 479B.16.

For more details about the hearings and the process, visit this web page:

http://www.state.ia.us/iub/energy/HLP-2014-0001.html

As you will see at that web page, the Iowa Utilities Board will accept electronic comments and also written comments mailed to:

Iowa Utilities Board, Executive Secretary

Docket No. HLP-2014-0001

1375 E. Court Ave., Room 69

Des Moines, IA 50319-0069

It is unclear how this pipeline would “promote the public convenience and necessity” for Iowa.  The pipeline is not serving Iowa outlets.  Helping the oil industry does not help our renewable fuels industries.  Investing in fossil fuel pipelines delays the necessary transition to a clean energy economy.

Perhaps most important, there is significant harm to Iowa through the taking of farms and other land and the risk of oil spills.  For example, the Mayflower oil spill in Arkansas caused over $70 million in damage between March 29 and November 18, 2013.  The 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill in Montana cost over $135 million.  The 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill in Michigan cost even more: $1.2 billion.

Five Questions for Presidential Candidates on Climate Change

posted Nov 30, 2014, 4:40 PM by Rob Hogg   [ updated Nov 30, 2014, 4:41 PM ]

Growing numbers of Americans recognize that climate change is a problem, but we have not done enough to improve the public dialogue on this issue.  The political discussion is stuck on whether people believe it is real or whether it is human-caused or not.  We need to deepen the dialogue so media and opinion leaders are focused on greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere and the real consequences of climate change.

The Iowa precinct caucuses are now less than 15 months away.  Here are five questions you can ask our Congressional representatives, Senators, and candidates for President:

1. How high are you willing to allow greenhouse gas concentrations to go?  Current carbon dioxide levels are nearing 400 parts per million and going up 2-3 parts per million per year (compared to a pre-industrial level of 280).  Nitrous oxide levels are about 325 parts per billion (compared to a pre-industrial level of 270).  Methane levels average around 1800 parts per billion (compared to a pre-industrial level of 722).  What is your goal for stopping the buildup of these greenhouse gases?  Is there a danger level beyond which the world should not go?

2. Would you support international agreements to fight climate change, like President Reagan used an international agreement (the Montreal Protocol) to fight stratospheric ozone depletion?  Many people want to see China and India more involved in the fight against climate change – how would you get them more involved?  How about other major polluters like Russia, Europe, Canada, Japan, OPEC, Brazil, and Indonesia?

3. How will you promote greenhouse gas pollution reductions both at home and abroad?  Do you support regulations like the EPA’s carbon pollution rules, incentives like the renewable energy production tax credit, carbon pollution taxes, or something else?

4. How will you promote technology development that will make it easier to reduce greenhouse gas pollution?  Would you use incentives like the renewable energy production tax credit?  Would you be willing to share new technology with other countries around the world?

5. What specific ways would you address climate-related disasters like Hurricane Sandy, the drought in California, and the repeated floods in Iowa including the Flood of 2008?  How will you address the economic, humanitarian, and security consequences of disasters around the world?

By asking these types of questions, and by sharing your questions with your local media and opinion leaders, we can help elevate the discourse about climate change before the 2016 elections.  It is not enough for a candidate or elected official to say he or she believes that climate change is real (or not real).  We need to push our political leaders to address the reality of existing greenhouse pollution in the atmosphere, the ongoing increases in atmospheric greenhouse gas levels, and the reality of climate-related disasters across our country and around the world.

Remember Hurricane Sandy #RememberSandy #O29

posted Oct 29, 2014, 6:08 AM by Rob Hogg

Wednesday, October 29, marks the second anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Sandy in New York City, New Jersey, and much of the rest of the East Coast of the United States.  That storm brought record storm surges in New York City, killed 117 Americans, and caused over $70 billion in damage – more than $200 per American.

The second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is an opportunity to remember its victims and the victims of other similar disasters, to renew our commitment to improving disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery, and to act on climate change to slow and stop sea level rise and the other consequences of global warming.

On Twitter and Facebook, please "Remember Hurricane Sandy" on October 29, using the hash tags #RememberSandy and #O29.  If we remember the damage of Hurricane Sandy and its record storm surges, we can do better getting ready for the extreme storms, floods, and droughts of the future.

#B4UMarch - Call Congress Sept. 15-19 - Then Join People's Climate March Sept. 20-21 in New York City

posted Aug 13, 2014, 4:14 AM by Rob Hogg

Multiple groups including 350.org are planning a march in New York City during a climate summit of international leaders to urge much stronger action on climate change.  For more details, or to sign up, please visit this web address:  http://act.350.org/signup/readytomarch

Please join the People's Climate March if you have the time, money, and carbon budget, but regardless, please also call your Congressional representatives, Senators, and candidates to urge their support for climate action the week of September 15-19.  Make sure your Congressional representatives, Senators, and candidates know you support climate action.  On Twitter, you can use the hash tag, #B4UMarch.  To find your representatives and senators, visit www.contactingthecongress.org.


Senator Rob Hogg Climate Action Tours in Minnesota, Ohio

posted Aug 6, 2014, 7:18 PM by Rob Hogg   [ updated Aug 13, 2014, 4:08 AM ]

Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who helps coordinate Iowa Climate Advocates, will be speaking in Minnesota and Ohio this month on the urgent need for climate action.  Here is his confirmed public speaking schedule:

Bloomington, Minnesota - Thursday, August 14, 7:00 p.m.
Christ the King Lutheran Church
8600 Freemont Avenue South (two blocks east of I-35)

Thursday, August 21, 1:00 p.m.

Plant Operations Room 1000

2925 East Rocket Drive

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio 43606

Hosted by University of Toledo SEED Initiative


Thursday, August 21, 7:00 p.m.

Madison Branch Library

13229 Madison Avenue

Lakewood, Ohio 44107

Hosted by Northeast Ohio Sierra Club


Sunday, August 24, 1;00 p.m.

Clear Creeks Metro Park (south of Columbus)

185 Clear Creek Road

Rockbridge, Ohio 43149

Hosted by Central Ohio Sierra Club


Monday, August 25, noon

Dayton Main Library,

215 E. Third St.

Dayton, Ohio 45402

Hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby-Springfield

 

Monday, August 25, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Church of the Saviour UMC

8005 Pfeiffer Road

Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby-Cincinnati





Across America, This August Recess, Contact Congress and Candidates to Support Climate Action

posted Jul 27, 2014, 9:34 AM by Rob Hogg   [ updated Sep 3, 2014, 2:28 PM ]

Let's make this August a big month for climate action.  Congress is on its August recess until September 7, so please meet with, write, or call your Congressional representatives and Senators, and candidates, to urge their support for climate action.  Specific issues include:  (1) support a carbon fee or tax, (2) support the carbon pollution rules, and (3) oppose the Keystone 'export' pipeline and other wasteful and dangerous fossil fuels expansions in your area.

Please identify yourself as a 'climate voter' or as one of the many organizations fighting climate change.  Be polite and respectful, but also convey the urgency of slowing down and stopping the buildup of carbon pollution and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and preparing for future climate-related disasters.  Also tell them that the climate solutions (energy conservation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water management, natural resource investments, etc.) work to create jobs, save consumers money, and improve health and the environment.

In addition to speaking directly with your representatives and candidates, please also speak up publicly in support of climate action through letters to the editor,op-eds, and public events.  We need Congress to join the fight against climate change so our country can help lead the world to address this problem.  No candidate should be elected to the U.S. Congress in 2014 without a plan to fight climate change.

Here are 2014 in-district phone numbers for Congressional representatives and Senators across America:

Alabama

Rep. Bradley Byrne, Mobile Office, 251-690-2811

Rep. Martha Roby, Montgomery Office, 334-277-9113

Rep. Mike Rogers, Anniston Office, 256-236-5655

Rep. Robert Aderholt, Jasper Office, 205-221-2310

Rep. Mo Brooks, Decatur Office, 256-355-9400

Rep. Spencer Bachus, Birmingham Office, 205-969-2296

Rep. Terri A. Sewell, Birmingham, 205-254-1960

Senator Richard Shelby, Montgomery Office, 334-223-7303

Senator Jeff Sessions, Montgomery Office, 334-244-7017

 

Alaska

 

Rep. Don Young, Anchorage Office, 907-271-5978

Senator Lisa Murkowski, Fairbanks Office, 907-456-0233

Senator Mark Begich, Anchorage Office, 907-271-5915

 

Arizona

 

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Flagstaff office, 928-213-9977

Rep. Ron Barber, Tucson office, 520-881-3588

Rep. Raul Grijalva, Tucson office, 520-622-6788

Rep. Paul Gosar, Prescott office, 928-445-1683

Rep. Matt Salmon, Gilbert office, 480-699-8239

Rep. David Schweikert, Scottsdale office, 480-946-2411

Rep. Ed Pastor, Phoenix office, 602-256-0551

Rep. Trent Franks, Glendale office, 623-776-7911

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, Phoenix office, 602-956-2285

Senator John McCain, Phoenix Office, 602-952-2410

Senator Jeff Flake, Phoenix Office, 602-840-1891

 

Arkansas

 

Rep. Rick Crawford, Jonesboro Office, 870-203-0540

Rep. Tim Griffin, Little Rock Office, 501-324-5941

Rep. Steve Womack, Rogers Office, 479-464-0446

Rep. Tom Cotton, Hot Springs Office, 501-520-5892

Senator Mark Pryor, Little Rock Office, 501-324-6336

Senator John Boozman, Little Rock Office, 501-372-7153

 

California

 

Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Oroville Office, 530-504-7100

Rep. Jared Huffman, Eureka Office, 707-407-3585

Rep. John Garamendi, Fairfield Office, 707-438-1822

Rep. Tom McClintock, Granite Bay Office, 916-786-5560

Rep. Mike Thompson, Napa Office, 707-226-9898

Rep. Doris Matsui, Sacramento Office, 916-498-5600

Rep. Ami Bera, Rancho Cordova, 916-635-0505

Rep. Paul Cook, Apple Valley Office, 760-247-1815

Rep. Jerry McNerney, Stockton Office, 209-476-8552

Rep. Jeff Denham, Modesto Office, 209-579-5458

Rep. George Miller, Concord Office, 925-602-1880

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco, 415-556-4862

Rep. Barbara Lee, Oakland Office, 510-763-0370

Rep. Jackie Speier, San Mateo Office, 650-342-0300

Rep. Eric Swalwell, Pleasanton Office, 925-460-5100

Rep. Jim Costa, Fresno Office, 559-495-1620

Rep. Mike Honda, San Jose Office, 408-436-2720

Rep. Anna G. Eschoo, Palo Alto Office, 650-323-2984

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, San Jose Office, 408-271-8700

Rep. Sam Farr, Salinas Office, 831-424-2229

Rep. David Valadao, Hanford Office, 559-582-5526

Rep. Devin Nunes, Clovis Office, 559-323-5235

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield Office, 661-327-3611

Rep. Lois Capps, San Luis Obispo Office, 805-546-8348

Rep. Buck McKeon, Santa Clarita Office, 661-254-2111

Rep. Julia Brownley, Oxnard Office, 805-379-1779

Rep. Judy Chu, Pasadena Office, 626-304-0110

Rep. Adam Schiff, Burbank Office, 818-450-2900

Rep. Tony Cardenas, Arleta Office, 818-504-0090

Rep. Brad Sherman, Sherman Oaks, 818-501-9200

Rep. Gary Miller, Rancho Cucamonga Office, 909-980-1492

Rep. Grace Napolitano, Santa Fe Springs Office, 562-801-2134

Rep. Henry Waxman, Los Angeles Office, 323-651-1040

Rep. Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles Office, 213-481-1452

Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, Montclair Office, 909-626-2054

Rep. Raul Ruiz, Palm Springs Office, 760-424-8888

Rep. Karen Bass, Los Angeles Office, 323-965-1422

Rep. Linda Sanchez, Cerritos Office, 562-860-5050

Rep. Ed Royce, Brea Office, 714-255-0101

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard , Commerce Office, 323-721-8790

Rep. Mark Takano, Riverside Office, 951-222-0203

Rep. Ken Calvert, Corona Office, 951-784-4300

Rep. Maxine Waters, Los Angeles Office, 323-757-8900

Rep. Janice Hahn, San Pedro Office, 310-831-1799

Rep. John Campbell, Irvine Office, 949-756-2244

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Garden Grove Office, 714-621-0102

Rep. Alan Lowenthal, Long Beach Office, 562-436-3828

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Huntington Beach Office, 714-960-6483

Rep. Darrell Issa, Vista Office, 760-599-5000

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, El Cajon Office, 619-448-5201

Rep. Juan Vargas, Chula Vista Office, 619-422-5963

Rep. Scott Peters, San Diego Office, 858-455-5550

Rep. Susan A. Davis, San Diego Office, 619-280-5353

Senator Barbara Boxer, Oakland Office, 510-286-8537

Senator Dianne Feinstein, San Francisco Office, 415-393-0707

 

Colorado

 

Rep. Diana DeGette, Denver Office, 303-844-4988

Rep. Jared Polis, Fort Collins Office, 970-226-1239

Rep. Scott Tipton, Grand Junction Office, 970-241-2499

Rep. Cory Gardner, Greeley Office, 970-351-6007

Rep. Doug Lamborn, Colorado Springs, 719-520-0055

Rep. Mike Coffman, Aurora Office, 720-748-7514

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Lakewood Office, 303-274-7944

Senator Mark Udall, Denver Office, 303-650-7820

Senator Michael Bennet, Denver Office, 303-455-7600

 

Connecticut

 

Rep. John B. Larson, Hartford Office, 860-278-8888

Rep. Joe Courtney, Norwich Office, 860-886-0139

Rep. Rosa De Lauro, New Haven Office, 203-562-3718

Rep. Jim Hines, Bridgeport Office, 866-453-0028

Rep. Elizabeth Esty, New Britain Office, 860-223-8412

Senator Richard Blumenthal, Hartford Office, 860-258-6940

Senator Christopher Murphy, Hartford Office, 860-549-8463

 

Delaware

 

Rep. John Carney, Wilmington Office, 302-691-7333

Senator Thomas R Carper, Wilmington Office, 302-856-7690

Senator Chris Coons, Wilmington Office, 302-573-6345

 

Florida

 

Rep. Jeff Miller, Pensacola Office: 850-479-1183

Rep. Steve Southerland, Panama City Office: 850-785-0812

Rep. Ted Yoho , Gainesville Office: 352-505-0838

Rep. Ander Crenshaw, Jacksonville Office: 904-598-0481

Rep. Corrine Brown, Jacksonville Office: 904-354-1652

Rep. Ron DeSantis, Port Orange Office: 386-756-9798

Rep. John L. Mica, Maitland Office: 407-657-8080

Rep. Bill Posey, Melbourne Office: 321-632-1776

Rep. Alan Grayson, Orlando Office: 407-615-8889

Rep. Daniel Webster, Winter Garden Office: 407-654-5705

Rep. Rich Nugent, Spring Hill Office: 352-684-4446

Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Wesley Chapel Office: 813-501-4942

Rep. David Jolly, Seminole Office: 727-392-4100

Rep. Kathy Castor, Tampa Office: 813-871-2817

Rep. Dennis Ross, Lakeland Office: 863-644-8215

Rep. Vern Buchanan, Sarasota Office: 941-951-6643

Rep. Tom Rooney, Punta Gorda Office: 941-575-9101

Rep. Patrick Murphy, Palm Beach Gardens Office: 561-253-8433

Rep. Alcee Hastings, Ft. Lauderdale Office: 954-733-2800

Rep. Ted Deutch, Boca Raton Office: 561-470-5440

Rep. Lois Frankel, Boca Raton Office: 561-998-9045

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Pembroke Pines Office: 954-437-3936

Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, Miami Gardens Office: 305-690-5905

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, Naples Office: 239-348-1620

Rep. Joe Garcia, Miami Office: 305-222-0160

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miami Office: 305-668-2285

Senator Bill Nelson, Orlando Office: 407-872-7161

Senator Marco Rubio, Orlando Office: 407-254-2573

Georgia

 

Rep. Jack Kingston, Savannah Office, 912-352-0101

Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr, Albany Office, 229-439-8067

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, Newnan Office, 770-683-2033

Rep. Hank Johnson, Lithonia Office, 770-987-2291

Rep. John Lewis, Atlanta Office, 404-659-0116

Rep. Tom Price, Roswell Office, 770-998-0049

Rep. Rob Woodall, Lawrenceville Office, 770-232-3005

Rep. Austin Scott, Warner Robins Office, 478-971-1776

Rep. Doug Collins, Gainesville, 770-297-3388

Rep. Paul Broun, Athens Office, 706-549-9588

Rep. Phil Gingrey, Marietta Office, 770-429-1776

Rep. John Barrow, Augusta Office, 706-722-4494

Rep. David Scott, Jonesboro Office, 770-210-5073

Rep. Tom Graves, Dalton Office, 706-226-5320

Senator Saxby Chambliss, Atlanta Office, 770-763-9090

Senator Johnny Isakson, Atlanta Office, 770-661-0999

 

Hawaii

 

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, Honolulu Office, 808-541-2570

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Honolulu Office, 808-541-1986

Senator Brian Schatz, Honolulu Office, 808-523-2061

Senator Mazie K Hirono, Honolulu Office, 808-522-8970

 

Idaho

 

Rep. Raul Labrador, Meridian Office, 208-888-3188

Rep. Mike Simpson, Boise Office, 208-334-1953

Senator Michael Crapo, Boise Office, 208-334-1776

Senator Jim Risch, Boise Office, 208-342-7985

 

Illinois

 

Rep. Bobby Rush, Chicago Office, 773-224-6500

Rep. Robin Kelly, Chicago Office, 773-568-2623

Rep. Daniel Lipinski, Chicago Office, 312-886-0481

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Chicago Office, 773-342-0774

Rep. Mike Quigley, Chicago Office, 773-267-5926

Rep. Peter Roskam, West Chicago Office, 630-232-0006

Rep. Danny K. Davis, Chicago Office, 773-533-7520

Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Schaumburg Office, 847-413-1959

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Chicago Office, 773-506-7100

Rep. Brad Schneider, Lincolnshire Office, 202-793-0625

Rep. Bill Foster, Aurora Office, 630-585-7672

Rep. Bill Enyart, Belleville Office, 618-233-8026

Rep. Rodney Davis, Champaign Office, 217-403-4690

Rep. Randy Hultgren, Geneva Office, 630-232-7104

Rep. John Shimkus, Maryville Office, 618-288-7190

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Ottawa Office, 815-431-9271

Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rock Island Office, 309-786-3406

Rep. Aaron Schock, Peoria Office, 309-671-7027

Senator Dick Durbin, Chicago Office, 312-353-4952

Senator Mark Kirk, Chicago Office, 312-886-3506

 

Indiana

 

Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, Merrillville Office, 219-795-1844

Rep. Jackie Walorski, Mishawaka Office, 574-204-2645

Rep. Marlin Stutzman, Ft. Wayne Office, 260-424-3041

Rep. Todd Rokita, Danville Office, 317-718-0404

Rep. Susan W. Brooks, Indianapolis Office, 317-848-0201

Rep. Luke Messer, Muncie Office, 765-747-5566

Rep. Andre Carson, Indianapolis Office, 317-283-6516

Rep. Larry Bucshon, Evansville Office, 812-465-6484

Rep. Todd Young, Jeffersonville, 812-288-3999

Senator Dan Coats, Indianapolis Office, 317-554-0750

Senator Joe Donnelly, Indianapolis Office, 317-226-5555

 

Iowa

 

Rep. Bruce Braley, Cedar Rapids Office, 319-364-2288

Rep. Dave Loebsack, Iowa City Office, 319-351-0789

Rep. Tom Latham, Des Moines Office, 515-282-1909

Rep. Steve King, Sioux City Office, 712-224-4692

Senator Chuck Grassley, Des Moines Office, 515-288-1145

Senator Tom Harkin, Des Moines Office, 515-284-4574

 

Kansas

 

Rep. Tim Huelskamp, Hutchinson Office, 620-665-6138

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, Topeka Office, 785-234-5966

Rep. Kevin Yoder, Overland Park, 913-621-0832

Rep. Mike Pompeo, Wichita Office, 316-262-8992

Senator Pat Roberts, Overland Park Office, 913-451-9343

Senator Jerry Moran,  Hays Office, 785-628-6401

 

Kentucky

 

Rep. Edward Whitfield, Hopkinsville Office, 270-885-8079

Rep. Brett Guthrie, Bowling Green Office, 270-842-9896

Rep. John Yarmuth, Louisville Office, 502-582-5129

Rep. Thomas Massie, Ashland Office, 606-324-9898

Rep. Harold Rogers, Somerset Office, 606-679-8346

Rep Andy Barr, Lexington Office, 859-219-1366

Senator Mitch McConnell, Louisville Office, 502-582-6304

Senator Rand Paul, Bowling Green Office, 270-782-8303

 

Louisiana

 

Rep. Steve Scalise, Metairie Office, 504-837-1259

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, New Orleans Office, 504-288-3777

Rep. Charles Boustany Jr, Lafayette Office, 337-235-6322

Rep. John Fleming, Shreveport Office, 318-549-1712

Rep. Rodney Alexander, Alexandria Office, 318-445-0818

Rep. Bill Cassidy, Baton Rouge Office, 225-929-7711

Senator Mary Landreiu, Baton Rouge Office, 225-389-0395

Senator David Vitter, Lafayette Office, 337-993-9502

 

Maine

 

Rep. Chellie Pingree, Portland Office, 207-774-5019

Rep. Michael Michaud, Bangor Office, 207-942-6935

Senator Susan Collins, Bangor Office, 207-945-0417

Senator Angus King, Augusta Office, 207-622-8292

 

Maryland

 

Rep. Andy Harris, Chester Office, 410-643-5425

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Timonium Office, 410-628-2701

Rep. John Sarbanes, Towson Office, 410-832-8890

Rep. Donna Edwards, Suitland Office, 301-516-7601

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Greenbelt Office, 301-474-0119

Rep. John Delaney, Gaithersburg Office, 301-926-0300

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Baltimore Office, 410-685-9199

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rockville Office, 301-424-3501

Senator Barbara Mikulski, Baltimore Office, 410-962-4510

Senator Ben Cardin, Baltimore Office, 410-962-4436

 

Massachusetts

 

Rep. Richard E. Neal, Springfield Office, 413-785-0325

Rep. Jim McGovern, Worcester Office, 508-831-7356

Rep. Niki Tsongas, Lowell Office, 978-459-0101

Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, Attleboro Office, 508-431-1110

Rep. Katherine Clark, Medford Office, 617-553-4952

Rep. John F. Tierney, Peabody Office, 978-531-1669

Rep. Michael Capuano, Cambridge Office, 617-621-6208

Rep. Stephen Lynch, Boston Office, 617-428-2000

Rep. William Keating, Hyannis Office, 508-771-0666

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Boston Office, 617-565-3170

Senator Ed Markey, Boston Office, 617-565-8519

 

Michigan

 

Rep. Dan Benishek, Gaylord Office, 989-448-8811

Rep. Bill Huizenga, Grand Haven Office, 616-451-8383

Rep. Justin Amash, Grand Rapids Office, 616-451-8383

Rep. Dave Camp, Midland Office, 989-631-2552

Rep. Dan Kildee, Flint Office, 810-238-8627

Rep. Fred Upton, Kalamazoo, 269-385-0039

Rep. Tim Walberg, Jackson Office, 517-780-9075

Rep. Mike Rogers, Lansing Office, 517-702-8000

Rep. Sander M. Levin, Roseville Office, 586-498-7122

Rep. Candice S. Miller, Shelby Township Office, 586-997-5010

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, Commerce Office, 248-859-2982

Rep. John D. Dingell, Dearborn Office, 313-278-2936

Rep. John Conyers Jr, Detroit Office, 313-961-5670

Rep. Gary Peters, Detroit Office, 313-964-9960

Senator Carl Levin, Detroit Office, 313-226-6020

Senator Debbie Stabenow, East Lansing Office, 517-203-1760

 

Minnesota

 

Rep. Tim Walz, Mankato Office, 507-388-2149

Rep. John Kline, Burnsville Office, 952-808-1213

Rep. Erik Paulsen, Eden Prairie Office, 952-405-8510

Rep Betty McCollum, St. Paul Office, 651-224-9191

Rep. Keith Ellison, Minneapolis Office, 612-522-1212

Rep. Michele Bachmann, Anoka Office, 763-323-8922

Rep. Collin C. Peterson, Detroit Lakes, 218-847-5056

Rep. Rick Nolan, Duluth Office, 218-464-5095

Senator Amy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Office, 612-727-5220

Senator Al Franken, St. Paul Office, 651-221-1016

 

Mississippi

 

Rep. Alan Nunnelee, Tupelo Office, 662-841-8808

Rep. Bennie Thompson, Bolton Office, 601-866-9003

Rep. Gregg Harper, Pearl Office, 601-932-2410

Rep. Steven M. Palazzo, Gulfport Office, 228-864-7670

Senator Thad Cochran, Jackson Office, 601-965-4459

Senator Roger Wicker, Jackson Office, 601-965-4644

 

Missouri

 

Rep. William Lacy Clay, St. Louis Office, 314-367-1970

Rep. Ann Wagner, Ballwin Office, 636-7795449

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Jefferson City Office, 573-635-7232

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Columbia Office, 573-442-9311

Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver II, Kansas City Office, 816-842-4545

Rep. Sam Graves, Kansas City Office, 816-792-3976

Rep. Billy Long, Springfield Office, 417-889-1800

Senator Claire McCaskill, Kansas City Office, 816-421-1639

Senator Roy Blunt, Kansas City Office, 816-471-7141

 

Montana

 

Rep. Steve Daines, Billings Office, 406-969-1736

Senator Max Baucus, Helena Office, 406-449-5480

Senator Jon Tester, Helena Office, 406-449-5401

 

Nebraska

 

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Lincoln Office, 402-438-1598

Rep. Lee Terry, Omaha Office, 402-397-9944

Rep. Adrian Smith, Scottsbluff Office, 308-633-6333

Senator Mike Johanns, Scottsbluff Office, 308-632-6032

Senator Deb Fischer, Lincoln Office, 402-441-4600

 

Nevada

 

Rep. Dina Titus, Las Vegas Office, 702-220-9823

Rep. Mark Amodei, Reno Office, 775-686-5760

Rep. Joe Heck, Las Vegas Office, 702-387-4941

Rep. Steven Horsford, North Las Vegas Office, 702-802-4500

Senator Harry Reid, Las Vegas Office, 702-388-5020

Senator Dean Heller, Reno Office, 775-686-5770

 

New Hampshire

 

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, Manchester Office, 603-641-9536

Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, Concord Office, 603-226-1002

Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Manchester Office, 603-647-7500

Senator Kelly Ayotte, Manchester Office, 603-622-7979

 

New Jersey

 

Rep. Robert E. Andrews, Haddon Heights Office, 856-546-5100

Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo, Mays Landing Office, 609-625-5008

Rep. Jon Runyan, Mount Laurel Office, 856-780-6436

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Hamilton Office, 609-585-7878

Rep. Scott Garrett, Glen Rock Office, 201-444-5454

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr, Long Branch Office, 732-571-1140

Rep. Leonard Lance, Westfield Office, 908-518-7733

Rep. Albio Sires, Jersey City Office, 201-309-0301

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Paterson Office, 973-523-5152

Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr, Jersey City Office, 201-369-0392

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Morristown Office, 973-984-0711

Rep. Rush D. Holt, West Windsor, 609-750-9365

Senator Bob Menendez, Newark Office, 973-645-3030

Senator Cory Booker, Newark Office, 973-639-8700

 

New Mexico

 

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Office, 505-346-6781

Rep. Steve Pearce, Las Cruces Office, 855-473-2723

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, Santa Fe Office, 505-984-8950

Senator Tom Udall, Albuquerque Office, 505-988-6511

Senator Martin Heinrich, Santa Fe Office, 505-988-6647

 

New York

 

Rep. Timothy H. Bishop, Patchogue, 631-289-6500

Rep. Peter T. King, Massapequa Park Office, 516-541-4225

Rep. Steve Israel, Melville Office, 631-777-7391

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, Garden City Office, 516-739-3008

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, Arverne Office, 347-230-4032

Rep. Grace Meng, Bayside Office, 718-423-2154

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, Brooklyn Office, 718-599-3658

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Brooklyn Office, 718-373-0033

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, Brooklyn Office, 718-287-1142

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Office, 212-367-7350

Rep. Michael G. Grimm, Staten Island Office, 718-351-1062

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Office, 212-860-0606

Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Office, 212-663-3900

Rep. Joseph Crowley, Queens Office, 718-620-0084

Rep. Jose E. Serrano, Bronx Office, 718-620-0084

Rep. Eliot L. Engel, Bronx Office, 718-796-9700

Rep. Nita M. Lowey, White Plains Office, 914-428-1707

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Newburgh Office, 845-561-1259

Rep. Chris Gibson, Kinderhook Office, 518-610-8133

Rep. Paul Tonko, Albany Office, 518-465-0700

Rep. Bill Owens, Watertown Office, 315-782-3150

Rep. Richard Hanna, Utica Office, 315-724-9740

Rep. Tom Reed, Corning Office, 607-654-7566

Rep. Dan Maffei, Syracuse Office, 315-423-5657

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, Rochester Office, 585-232-4850

Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Office, 716-852-3501

Rep. Chris Collins, Williamsville Office, 716-634-2324

Senator Charles Schumer, New York Office, 212-486-4430

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Office, 212-688-6262

 

North Carolina

 

Rep. G.K Butterfield, Wilson Office, 252-237-9816

Rep. Renee Ellmers, Dunn Office, 910-230-1910

Rep. Walter B. Jones, Greenville Office, 252-931-1003

Rep. David E. Price, Raleigh Office, 919-859-5999

Rep. Virginia Foxx, Clemmons Office, 336-778-0211

Rep. Howard Coble, Greensboro Office, 336-333-5005

Rep. Mike McIntyre, Leland Office, 910-399-1134

Rep. Richard Hudson, Concord Office, 704-786-1612

Rep. Robert Pittenger, Charlotte Office, 704-362-1060

Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, Hickory Office, 828-327-6100

Rep. Mark Meadows, Hendersonville Office,  828-693-5660

Rep. Melvin Watt, Charlotte Office, 704-344-9950

Rep. George Holding, Raleigh Office, 919-782-4400

Senator Richard Burr, Winston-Salem Office, 336-631-5125

Senator Kay Hagan, Greensboro Office, 336-333-5311

 

North Dakota

 

Rep. Kevin Cramer, Bismarck Office, 701-224-0355

Senator John Hoeven, Bismarck Office, 701-746-8972

Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Bismarck Office, 701-258-4648

 

Ohio

 

Rep. Steve Chabot, Cincinnati Office, 513-684-2723

Rep. Brad Wenstrup, Cincinnati Office, 513-474-7777

Rep. Joyce Beatty, Columbus Office, 614-220-0003

Rep. Jim Jordan, Lima Office, 419-999-6455

Rep. Bob Latta, Bowling Green Office, 419-354-8700

Rep. Bill Johnson, Marietta Office, 740-376-0868

Rep. Bob Gibbs, Ashland Office, 419-207-0650

Rep. John Boehner, West Chester Office, 513-779-5400

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, Toledo Office, 419-259-7500

Rep. Michael R. Turner, Dayton Office, 937-225-2843

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Warrensville Heights, 216-522-4900

Rep. Pat Tiberi, Columbus Office, 614-523-2555

Rep. Tim Ryan, Akron Office, 330-630-7311

Rep. David Joyce, Painesville Office, 440-352-3939

Rep. Steve Stivers, Hilliard Office, 614-771-4968

Rep. James B. Benacci, Wadsworth Office, 330-334-0040

Senator Rob Portman, Columbus Office, 614-469-6774

Senator Sherrod Brown, Cleveland Office, 216-522-7272

 

Oklahoma

 

Rep. Jim Bridenstine, Tulsa Office, 918-935-3222

Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Durant Office, 580-931-0333

Rep. Frank D. Lucas, Yukon Office, 405-373-1958

Rep. Tom Cole, Norman Office, 405-329-6500

Rep. James Lankford, Oklahoma City Office, 405-234-9900

Senator James Inhofe, Tulsa Office, 918-748-5111

Senator Tom Coburn, Tulsa Office, 918-581-7651

 

Oregon

 

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Beaverton Office, 503-469-6010

Rep. Greg Walden, Medford Office, 541-624-2400

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Portland Office, 503-231-2300

Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, Eugene Office, 541-465-6732

Rep. Kurt Schrader, Salem Office, 503-588-9100

Senator Ron Wyden, Portland Office, 503-326-7525

Senator Jeff Merkley, Portland Office, 503-326-3386

 

Pennsylvania

 

Rep. Robert A. Brady, Philadelphia Office, 215-389-4627

Rep. Chaka Fattah, Philadelphia Office, 215-871-4455

Rep. Mike Kelly, Butler Office, 724-282-2557

Rep. Scott Perry, Gettysburg Office, 717-338-1919

Rep. Glenn Thompson, Bellefonte Office, 814-353-0215

Rep. Jim Gerlach, Exton Office, 610-594-1415

Rep. Patrick Meehan, Springfield Office, 610-690-7323

Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick, Langhorne Office, 215-579-8102

Rep. Bill Shuster, Hollidaysburg Office, 814-696-6318

Rep. Tom Marino, Williamsport Office, 570-322-3961

Rep. Lou Barletta, Hazleton Office, 570-751-0050

Rep. Keith Rothfus, Beaver Office, 724-359-1626

Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, Philadelphia Office, 215-335-3355

Rep. Mike Doyle, Pittsburgh Office, 412-390-1499

Rep. Charlie Dent, Allentown Office, 610-770-3490

Rep. Joe Pitts, Lancaster Office, 717-393-0667

Rep. Matt Cartwright, Scranton Office, 570-341-1050

Rep. Tim Murphy, Pittsburgh Office, 412-344-5583

Senator Bob Casey, Harrisburg Office, 717-231-7540

Senator Patrick Toomey, Harrisburg Office, 717-782-3951

 

Rhode Island

 

Rep. David Cicilline, Pawtucket Office, 401-729-5600

Rep. Jim Langevin, Warwick Office, 401-732-9400

Senator Jack Reed, Cranston Office, 401-943-3100

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Office, 401-453-5294

 

South Carolina

 

Rep. Joe Wilson, West Columbia Office, 803-939-0041

Rep. Jeff Duncan, Anderson Office, 864-224-7401

Rep. Trey Gowdy, Greenville Office, 864-241-0175

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, Rock Hill Office, 803-327-1114

Rep. James E. Clyburn, Columbia Office, 803-799-1100

Rep. Tom Rice, Myrtle Beach Office, 843-445-6459

Senator Lindsey Graham, Greenville Office, 864-250-1417

Senator Tim Scott, Charleston Office, 843-727-4525

 

South Dakota

 

Rep. Kristi Noem, Rapid City Office, 605-791-4673

Senator Tim Johnson, Sioux Falls Office, 605-332-8896

Senator John Thune, Sioux Falls Office, 605-334-9596

 

Tennessee

 

Rep. Phil Roe, Kingsport Office, 423-247-8161

Rep. John J. Duncan, Knoxville Office, 865-523-3772

Rep. Chuck Fleishmann, Chattanooga Office, 423-756-2342

Rep. Scott Desjarlais, Columbia Office, 931-381-9920

Rep. Jim Cooper, Nashville Office, 615-736-5295

Rep. Diane Black, Crossville Office, 931-854-0069

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Memphis Office, 901-382-5811

Rep. Stephen Fincher, Jackson Office, 731-423-4848

Rep. Steve Cohen, Memphis Office, 901-544-4131

Senator Lamar Alexander, Nashville Office, 615-736-5129

Senator Bob Corker, Memphis Office, 901-683-1910

 

Texas

 

Rep. Louie Gohmert, Tyler Office, 903-561-6349

Rep. Ted Poe, Kingwood Office, 281-445-0242

Rep. Sam Johnson, Plano Office, 469-304-0382

Rep. Ralph M. Hall, Rockwall Office, 972-771-9118

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Dallas Office, 214-349-9996

Rep. Joe L. Barton, Arlington Office, 817-543-1000

Rep. John Culberson, Houston Office, 713-682-8828

Rep. Kevin Brady, Conroe Office, 936-441-5700

Rep. Al Green, Houston Office, 713-383-9234

Rep. Michael McCaul, Austin Office, 512-473-2357

Rep. K. Michael Conaway, Midland Office, 432-687-2390

Rep. Kay Granger, Ft. Worth Office, 817-338-0909

Rep. Mac Thornberry, Amarillo Office, 806-371-8844

Rep. Randy Weber, Beaumont Office, 409-835-0108

Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, Edinburg Office, 956-682-5545

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, El Paso Office, 915-541-1400

Rep. Bill Flores, Waco Office, 254-732-0748

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston Office, 713-655-0050

Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Lubbock Office, 806-763-1611

Rep. Joaquin Castro, San Antonio Office, 210-348-8216

Rep. Lamar Smith, San Antonio Office, 210-821-5024

Rep. Pete Olson, Sugar Land Office, 281-494-2690

Rep. Pete Gallego, Del Rio Office, 830-488-6600

Rep. Kenny Marchant, Irving Office, 972-556-0162

Rep. Roger Williams, Austin Office, 512-473-8910

Rep. Michael C. Burgess, Lewisville Office, 972-434-9700

Rep. Blake Farenthold, Corpus Christi Office, 361-884-2222

Rep. Henry Cuellar, San Antonio Office, 210-271-2851

Rep. Gene Green, Houston Office, 281-999-5879

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Dallas Office, 214-922-8885

Rep. John Carter, Round Rock Office, 512-246-1600

Rep. Pete Sessions, Dallas Office, 972-392-0505

Rep. Marc Veasey, Dallas Office, 214-741-1387

Rep. Filemon Vela, Alice, 361-668-7292

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Austin Office, 512-916-5921

Rep. Steve Stockman, Orange Office, 409-886-9918

Senator John Cornyn, Austin Office, 512-469-6034

Senator Ted Cruz, Austin Office, 512-916-5834

 

Utah

 

Rep. Rob Bishop, Ogden Office, 801-625-0107

Rep. Chris Stewart, Salt Lake City Office, 801-364-5550

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Provo Office, 801-851-2500

Rep. Jim Matheson, West Jordan Office, 801-486-1236

Senator Orrin Hatch, Salt Lake City Office, 801-524-4380

Senator Mike Lee, Salt Lake City Office, 801-524-5933

 

Vermont

 

Rep. Peter Welch, Burlington Office, 802-652-2450

Senator Patrick Leahy, Burlington Office, 802-863-2525

Senator Bernie Sanders, Burlington Office, 802-862-0697

 

Virginia

 

Rep. Rob Wittman, Yorktown Office 757-874-6687

Rep. Scott Rigell, Virginia Beach Office, 757-687-8290

Rep. Robert C. Scott, Newport News Office, 757-380-1000

Rep. J. Randy Forbes, Chesapeake Office , 757-382-0080

Rep. Robert Hurt, Danville Office, 434-791-2596

Rep. Robert Goodlatte, Roanoke Office, 540-857-2672

Rep. Eric Cantor, Culpeper Office, 540-825-8960

Rep. James P. Moran, Alexandria Office, 703-971-4700

Rep. Morgan Griffith, Abingdon Office, 276-525-1405

Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Herndon Office, 703-709-5800

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Annandale Office, 703-256-3071

Senator Mark Warner, Richmond Office, 804-775-2314

Senator Tim Kaine, Richmond Office, 804-771-2221

 

Washington

 

Rep. Suzan DelBene, Bothell Office, 425-485-0085

Rep. Rick Larsen, Everett Office, 425-252-3188

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, Vancouver Office, 360-695-6292

Rep. Doc Hastings, Pasco Office, 509-543-9396

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Spokane Office, 509-353-2374

Rep. Derek Kilmer, Tacoma Office, 253-272-3515

Rep. Jim McDermott, Seattle Office, 206-553-7170

Rep. Dave Reichert, Issaquah Office, 425-677-7414

Rep. Adam Smith, Renton Office, 425-793-5180

Rep. Denny Heck, Lacey Office, 360-459-8514

Senator Patty Murray, Seattle Office, 206-663-5545

Senator Maria Cantwell, Seattle Office, 206-220-6400

 

West Virginia

 

Rep. David B. McKinley, Wheeling Office, 304-232-3801

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston Office, 304-925-5964

Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, Beckley Office, 304-252-5000

Senator Jay Rockefeller, Charleston Office, 304-347-5372

Senator Joe Manchin, Charleston Office, 304-342-5855

 

Wisconsin

 

Rep. Paul Ryan, Janesville Office, 608-752-4050

Rep. Mark Pocan, Madison Office, 608-258-9800

Rep. Ron Kind, LaCrosse Office, 608-782-2558

Rep. Gwen Moore, Milwaukee Office, 414-297-1140

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Brookfield Office, 262-784-1111

Rep. Tom Petri, Fond du Lac Office, 920-922-1180

Rep. Sean P. Duffy, Wausau Office, 715-298-9344

Rep. Reid Ribble, Appleton Office, 920-380-0061

Senator Ron Johnson, Oshkosh Office, 920-230-7250

Senator Tammy Baldwin, Madison Office, 608-264-5338

 

Wyoming

 

Rep. Cynthia M. Lummis, Cheyenne Office, 307-772-2595

Senator Michael Enzi, Gillette Office, 307-682-6268

Senator John Barrasso, Casper Office, 307-261-6413


Call Congress in the "Climate Phone-A-Thon" June 23 to 27

posted Jun 1, 2014, 11:19 AM by Rob Hogg

Please participate in the "Climate Phone-A-Thon" June 23 to June 27 to call your state's Congressional representatives and Senators at their Washington, DC, offices to support a carbon tax, carbon pollution rules, and other action on climate.

A phone call takes five minutes or less.  Express your support for a carbon tax, carbon pollution rules, and other action to fight climate change, and leave your name and address.  Encourage your friends, families, and colleagues around the country to call, too.  On Twitter, you can use the hash tags #ClimatePhoneAThon, #CarbonTax #StopCarbonPollution and #ActOnClimate.

This week is timed in conjunction with the national conference and lobby days of Citizens Climate Lobby, during which CCL members from across the country will be meeting with Congressional representatives, Senators, and their staff in support of a revenue-neutral carbon tax.  By calling, you can help their lobbying efforts.

You can find the Washington, DC, phone numbers for your state's Congressional representatives and Senators at one of these web addresses:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members

http://www.contactingthecongress.org/

If you are able to call, or to organize calls in your state, please report them to robhogg@earthlink.net so we can track the number of calls we generate.


Ten "Solar Works for Iowa" Events June 20 and 21

posted Jun 1, 2014, 11:11 AM by Rob Hogg   [ updated Jun 19, 2014, 9:21 AM ]

"Solar Works For Iowa"

Events in Davenport and Dubuque Added to Schedule
Ten Events Around State Will Showcase How Solar Power Is Working For Iowa, Promote Expanded State Solar Tax Credits

Additional events have been scheduled in Davenport and Dubuque for "Solar Works For Iowa" on Friday, bringing to ten the number of events around Iowa to showcase how solar power is working for Iowa.  These events will also highlight the state's newly expanded solar energy tax credits passed with near-unanimous bipartisan support in the Iowa Legislature.

Under Senate File 2340, Iowans can now receive state tax credits worth up to $5,000 for a homeowner and up to $20,000 for a business owner.  When combined with a 30% federal tax credit, Iowans can receive almost half of the cost of solar projects back in tax credits.

Since first adopted in 2012, Iowa’s solar tax credit incentive (as of June 13) has provided $3.4 million in incentives for 739 projects investing $28.8 million in solar power in Iowa.  Senate File 2340 increased the total amount of tax credits available per year from $1.5 million to $4.5 million, and also allows taxpayers to claim credits for projects on multiple properties.

“Solar Works for Iowa” now includes events in Des Moines, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Marshalltown, Davenport, Dubuque, Cedar Falls, Independence, Decorah, and Fairfield.  An updated list of the events is provided below.  These events are timed in conjunction with a national day of action to #PutSolarOnIt.

UPDATED LIST OF "SOLAR WORKS FOR IOWA" EVENTS (as of June 19)

Friday, June 20. 10:00 a.m. – Des MoinesDes Moines Onstage, located at 2124 Grand Avenue (next to American Red Cross), recently added a 22.6 kilowatt solar generating facility installed by Green Light Renewable Service and EcoWise Power.  Scheduled speakers include Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, Maria Filippone of Des Moines Onstage, installer Randy Skeie of EcoWise Power, other solar vendors Karmen Wilhelm of Van Meter Inc. and Todd Miller of CB Solar, and Steve Falck of the Environmental Law and Policy Center.  The public and the media are invited.

 
Friday, June 20, 12:30 p.m.University of Iowa, Iowa City – The University of Iowa opened its solar electric vehicle charging station in 2011 outside the Madison Street Services Building, 640 South Madison Street.  It generates at estimated 70,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each year.  Speakers include Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids and Liz Christiansen, Director of the Office of Sustainability.  The public and the media are invited.

Friday, June 20, 1:00 p.m. - Dubuque - Eagle Point Solar is an installer of solar energy systems, currently installing the state's largest photovoltaic array in Washington County.  Representatives of Eagle Point will show its new 20 kilowatt unit at its offices, located at 900 Jackson Street Suite 108, in Dubuque, and discuss other projects Eagle Point has installed in Iowa.  Former state senator Tom Hancock who supported the solar energy tax credits in 2012 will attend.  The public and the media are invited.

Friday, June 20, 2:30 p.m. - Davenport - This event will be held at the John T. Blong Tech Center at Eastern Iowa Community College, 8500 Hillandale Road, in Davenport, where students can receive training in renewable energy technologies.  Speakers will include Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids and Bill Sherwood of Progressive Action for the Common Good.  The public and the media are invited.

Saturday, June 21, 10:00 a.m.Cedar Falls – This event will showcase a private residential solar system, installed in 2012, at 1902 West 12th Street.  The system generated 2,329 kilowatt-hours of electricity in its first year of operation.  In addition to providing electricity for the home it also charges the batteries of a Chevy Volt.  Learn more about using solar power for transportation during your visit.  For more information, contact Kamyar Enshayan at 319-273-7575 or Pat Higby at 319-273-6012.  The public and the media are invited.

Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.Cedar Rapids – The IBEW Local 405, located at 1211 Wiley Blvd SW, installed an 11.1 kilowatt facility that has generated 6,280 kWh since the start of 2014.  Speakers include Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, Rich Good of the IBEW Local 405, Tyler Olson of Paulson Electric, Stan Pfoff of Nelson Electric, Emy Sautter of Prairiewoods, and Renate Bernstein, a homeowner with solar electric and solar hot water systems at her home.  The public and the media are invited.

Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m. – Decorah – Guided tour of solar installations and the wind turbine at Luther College in a Luther College van departing from the Decorah Farmers’ Market.  The Farmers’ Market is located next to the Post Office and not far from Decorah City Hall.  For details, contact Jim Martin-Schramm and Stratis Giannakourus at Luther College.  The public and the media are invited.

Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.Independence – There will be a solar open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the home of Joe Olsen, 2003 206th Street, just northeast of Independence, which has a 5.4 kilowatt solar system.  Earlier in the day advocates and vendors will be at the Independence Farmers’ Market, starting at 8 a.m., with a solar information booth.  The public and the media are invited.

Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.Fairfield – The Sustainable Living Center at MUM will hold an open house from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to highlight its 12 kilowatt solar electric system that has generated 30,000 kilowatt-hours since it began operation in 2012.  The Sustainable Living Center also has solar thermal, energy conservation, and wind power systems.  Overall, the Sustainable Living Center generates 30% more energy than it consumes.  Speakers include Lonnie Gamble, system designed, and Troy Van Beek, Ideal Energy, system installer.  The public and the media are invited.


Saturday, June 21 – 2:00 p.m. – Marshalltown – The Marshalltown Public Library, located at 105 W. Boone Street, installed a 15.7 kilowatt system in 2009 that has generated nearly 100,000 kilowatt-hours in just over 5 years of operation.  Speakers will include Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids and solar installer Michelle Wei of GWA International.  The meeting will take place in the large community room.  The public and the media are invited.


Americans, How to Contact Your Representatives and Senators In Your State (April 13, 2014)

posted Apr 13, 2014, 4:15 PM by Rob Hogg   [ updated Apr 18, 2014, 4:47 PM ]

Here is a list, by state, in alphabetical order, of Congressional representatives and Senators and one of their local in-state district office phone numbers.  For a complete list, visit your Representative's or Senator's official web site.

Alabama

Rep. Bradley Byrne, Mobile Office, 251-690-2811

Rep. Martha Roby, Montgomery Office, 334-277-9113

Rep. Mike Rogers, Anniston Office, 256-236-5655

Rep. Robert Aderholt, Jasper Office, 205-221-2310

Rep. Mo Brooks, Decatur Office, 256-355-9400

Rep. Spencer Bachus, Birmingham Office, 205-969-2296

Rep. Terri A. Sewell, Birmingham, 205-254-1960

Senator Richard Shelby, Montgomery Office, 334-223-7303

Senator Jeff Sessions, Montgomery Office, 334-244-7017

 

Alaska

 

Rep. Don Young, Anchorage Office, 907-271-5978

Senator Lisa Murkowski, Fairbanks Office, 907-456-0233

Senator Mark Begich, Anchorage Office, 907-271-5915

 

Arizona

 

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Flagstaff office, 928-213-9977

Rep. Ron Barber, Tucson office, 520-881-3588

Rep. Raul Grijalva, Tucson office, 520-622-6788

Rep. Paul Gosar, Prescott office, 928-445-1683

Rep. Matt Salmon, Gilbert office, 480-699-8239

Rep. David Schweikert, Scottsdale office, 480-946-2411

Rep. Ed Pastor, Phoenix office, 602-256-0551

Rep. Trent Franks, Glendale office, 623-776-7911

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, Phoenix office, 602-956-2285

Senator John McCain, Phoenix Office, 602-952-2410

Senator Jeff Flake, Phoenix Office, 602-840-1891

 

Arkansas

 

Rep. Rick Crawford, Jonesboro Office, 870-203-0540

Rep. Tim Griffin, Little Rock Office, 501-324-5941

Rep. Steve Womack, Rogers Office, 479-464-0446

Rep. Tom Cotton, Hot Springs Office, 501-520-5892

Senator Mark Pryor, Little Rock Office, 501-324-6336

Senator John Boozman, Little Rock Office, 501-372-7153

 

California

 

Rep. Doug LaMalfa, Oroville Office, 530-504-7100

Rep. Jared Huffman, Eureka Office, 707-407-3585

Rep. John Garamendi, Fairfield Office, 707-438-1822

Rep. Tom McClintock, Granite Bay Office, 916-786-5560

Rep. Mike Thompson, Napa Office, 707-226-9898

Rep. Doris Matsui, Sacramento Office, 916-498-5600

Rep. Ami Bera, Rancho Cordova, 916-635-0505

Rep. Paul Cook, Apple Valley Office, 760-247-1815

Rep. Jerry McNerney, Stockton Office, 209-476-8552

Rep. Jeff Denham, Modesto Office, 209-579-5458

Rep. George Miller, Concord Office, 925-602-1880

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco, 415-556-4862

Rep. Barbara Lee, Oakland Office, 510-763-0370

Rep. Jackie Speier, San Mateo Office, 650-342-0300

Rep. Eric Swalwell, Pleasanton Office, 925-460-5100

Rep. Jim Costa, Fresno Office, 559-495-1620

Rep. Mike Honda, San Jose Office, 408-436-2720

Rep. Anna G. Eschoo, Palo Alto Office, 650-323-2984

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, San Jose Office, 408-271-8700

Rep. Sam Farr, Salinas Office, 831-424-2229

Rep. David Valadao, Hanford Office, 559-582-5526

Rep. Devin Nunes, Clovis Office, 559-323-5235

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield Office, 661-327-3611

Rep. Lois Capps, San Luis Obispo Office, 805-546-8348

Rep. Buck McKeon, Santa Clarita Office, 661-254-2111

Rep. Julia Brownley, Oxnard Office, 805-379-1779

Rep. Judy Chu, Pasadena Office, 626-304-0110

Rep. Adam Schiff, Burbank Office, 818-450-2900

Rep. Tony Cardenas, Arleta Office, 818-504-0090

Rep. Brad Sherman, Sherman Oaks, 818-501-9200

Rep. Gary Miller, Rancho Cucamonga Office, 909-980-1492

Rep. Grace Napolitano, Santa Fe Springs Office, 562-801-2134

Rep. Henry Waxman, Los Angeles Office, 323-651-1040

Rep. Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles Office, 213-481-1452

Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, Montclair Office, 909-626-2054

Rep. Raul Ruiz, Palm Springs Office, 760-424-8888

Rep. Karen Bass, Los Angeles Office, 323-965-1422

Rep. Linda Sanchez, Cerritos Office, 562-860-5050

Rep. Ed Royce, Brea Office, 714-255-0101

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard , Commerce Office, 323-721-8790

Rep. Mark Takano, Riverside Office, 951-222-0203

Rep. Ken Calvert, Corona Office, 951-784-4300

Rep. Maxine Waters, Los Angeles Office, 323-757-8900

Rep. Janice Hahn, San Pedro Office, 310-831-1799

Rep. John Campbell, Irvine Office, 949-756-2244

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, Garden Grove Office, 714-621-0102

Rep. Alan Lowenthal, Long Beach Office, 562-436-3828

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Huntington Beach Office, 714-960-6483

Rep. Darrell Issa, Vista Office, 760-599-5000

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, El Cajon Office, 619-448-5201

Rep. Juan Vargas, Chula Vista Office, 619-422-5963

Rep. Scott Peters, San Diego Office, 858-455-5550

Rep. Susan A. Davis, San Diego Office, 619-280-5353

Senator Barbara Boxer, Oakland Office, 510-286-8537

Senator Dianne Feinstein, San Francisco Office, 415-393-0707

 

Colorado

 

Rep. Diana DeGette, Denver Office, 303-844-4988

Rep. Jared Polis, Fort Collins Office, 970-226-1239

Rep. Scott Tipton, Grand Junction Office, 970-241-2499

Rep. Cory Gardner, Greeley Office, 970-351-6007

Rep. Doug Lamborn, Colorado Springs, 719-520-0055

Rep. Mike Coffman, Aurora Office, 720-748-7514

Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Lakewood Office, 303-274-7944

Senator Mark Udall, Denver Office, 303-650-7820

Senator Michael Bennet, Denver Office, 303-455-7600

 

Connecticut

 

Rep. John B. Larson, Hartford Office, 860-278-8888

Rep. Joe Courtney, Norwich Office, 860-886-0139

Rep. Rosa De Lauro, New Haven Office, 203-562-3718

Rep. Jim Hines, Bridgeport Office, 866-453-0028

Rep. Elizabeth Esty, New Britain Office, 860-223-8412

Senator Richard Blumenthal, Hartford Office, 860-258-6940

Senator Christopher Murphy, Hartford Office, 860-549-8463

 

Delaware

 

Rep. John Carney, Wilmington Office, 302-691-7333

Senator Thomas R Carper, Wilmington Office, 302-856-7690

Senator Chris Coons, Wilmington Office, 302-573-6345

 

Florida

 

Rep. Jeff Miller, Pensacola Office: 850-479-1183

Rep. Steve Southerland, Panama City Office: 850-785-0812

Rep. Ted Yoho , Gainesville Office: 352-505-0838

Rep. Ander Crenshaw, Jacksonville Office: 904-598-0481

Rep. Corrine Brown, Jacksonville Office: 904-354-1652

Rep. Ron DeSantis, Port Orange Office: 386-756-9798

Rep. John L. Mica, Maitland Office: 407-657-8080

Rep. Bill Posey, Melbourne Office: 321-632-1776

Rep. Alan Grayson, Orlando Office: 407-615-8889

Rep. Daniel Webster, Winter Garden Office: 407-654-5705

Rep. Rich Nugent, Spring Hill Office: 352-684-4446

Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Wesley Chapel Office: 813-501-4942

Rep. David Jolly, Seminole Office: 727-392-4100

Rep. Kathy Castor, Tampa Office: 813-871-2817

Rep. Dennis Ross, Lakeland Office: 863-644-8215

Rep. Vern Buchanan, Sarasota Office: 941-951-6643

Rep. Tom Rooney, Punta Gorda Office: 941-575-9101

Rep. Patrick Murphy, Palm Beach Gardens Office: 561-253-8433

Rep. Alcee Hastings, Ft. Lauderdale Office: 954-733-2800

Rep. Ted Deutch, Boca Raton Office: 561-470-5440

Rep. Lois Frankel, Boca Raton Office: 561-998-9045

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Pembroke Pines Office: 954-437-3936

Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, Miami Gardens Office: 305-690-5905

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, Naples Office: 239-348-1620

Rep. Joe Garcia, Miami Office: 305-222-0160

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miami Office: 305-668-2285

Senator Bill Nelson, Orlando Office: 407-872-7161

Senator Marco Rubio, Orlando Office: 407-254-2573

Georgia

 

Rep. Jack Kingston, Savannah Office, 912-352-0101

Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr, Albany Office, 229-439-8067

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, Newnan Office, 770-683-2033

Rep. Hank Johnson, Lithonia Office, 770-987-2291

Rep. John Lewis, Atlanta Office, 404-659-0116

Rep. Tom Price, Roswell Office, 770-998-0049

Rep. Rob Woodall, Lawrenceville Office, 770-232-3005

Rep. Austin Scott, Warner Robins Office, 478-971-1776

Rep. Doug Collins, Gainesville, 770-297-3388

Rep. Paul Broun, Athens Office, 706-549-9588

Rep. Phil Gingrey, Marietta Office, 770-429-1776

Rep. John Barrow, Augusta Office, 706-722-4494

Rep. David Scott, Jonesboro Office, 770-210-5073

Rep. Tom Graves, Dalton Office, 706-226-5320

Senator Saxby Chambliss, Atlanta Office, 770-763-9090

Senator Johnny Isakson, Atlanta Office, 770-661-0999

 

Hawaii

 

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, Honolulu Office, 808-541-2570

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Honolulu Office, 808-541-1986

Senator Brian Schatz, Honolulu Office, 808-523-2061

Senator Mazie K Hirono, Honolulu Office, 808-522-8970

 

Idaho

 

Rep. Raul Labrador, Meridian Office, 208-888-3188

Rep. Mike Simpson, Boise Office, 208-334-1953

Senator Michael Crapo, Boise Office, 208-334-1776

Senator Jim Risch, Boise Office, 208-342-7985

 

Illinois

 

Rep. Bobby Rush, Chicago Office, 773-224-6500

Rep. Robin Kelly, Chicago Office, 773-568-2623

Rep. Daniel Lipinski, Chicago Office, 312-886-0481

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Chicago Office, 773-342-0774

Rep. Mike Quigley, Chicago Office, 773-267-5926

Rep. Peter Roskam, West Chicago Office, 630-232-0006

Rep. Danny K. Davis, Chicago Office, 773-533-7520

Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Schaumburg Office, 847-413-1959

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Chicago Office, 773-506-7100

Rep. Brad Schneider, Lincolnshire Office, 202-793-0625

Rep. Bill Foster, Aurora Office, 630-585-7672

Rep. Bill Enyart, Belleville Office, 618-233-8026

Rep. Rodney Davis, Champaign Office, 217-403-4690

Rep. Randy Hultgren, Geneva Office, 630-232-7104

Rep. John Shimkus, Maryville Office, 618-288-7190

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Ottawa Office, 815-431-9271

Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rock Island Office, 309-786-3406

Rep. Aaron Schock, Peoria Office, 309-671-7027

Senator Dick Durbin, Chicago Office, 312-353-4952

Senator Mark Kirk, Chicago Office, 312-886-3506

 

Indiana

 

Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, Merrillville Office, 219-795-1844

Rep. Jackie Walorski, Mishawaka Office, 574-204-2645

Rep. Marlin Stutzman, Ft. Wayne Office, 260-424-3041

Rep. Todd Rokita, Danville Office, 317-718-0404

Rep. Susan W. Brooks, Indianapolis Office, 317-848-0201

Rep. Luke Messer, Muncie Office, 765-747-5566

Rep. Andre Carson, Indianapolis Office, 317-283-6516

Rep. Larry Bucshon, Evansville Office, 812-465-6484

Rep. Todd Young, Jeffersonville, 812-288-3999

Senator Dan Coats, Indianapolis Office, 317-554-0750

Senator Joe Donnelly, Indianapolis Office, 317-226-5555

 

Iowa

 

Rep. Bruce Braley, Cedar Rapids Office, 319-364-2288

Rep. Dave Loebsack, Iowa City Office, 319-351-0789

Rep. Tom Latham, Des Moines Office, 515-282-1909

Rep. Steve King, Sioux City Office, 712-224-4692

Senator Chuck Grassley, Des Moines Office, 515-288-1145

Senator Tom Harkin, Des Moines Office, 515-284-4574

 

Kansas

 

Rep. Tim Huelskamp, Hutchinson Office, 620-665-6138

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, Topeka Office, 785-234-5966

Rep. Kevin Yoder, Overland Park, 913-621-0832

Rep. Mike Pompeo, Wichita Office, 316-262-8992

Senator Pat Roberts, Overland Park Office, 913-451-9343

Senator Jerry Moran,  Hays Office, 785-628-6401

 

Kentucky

 

Rep. Edward Whitfield, Hopkinsville Office, 270-885-8079

Rep. Brett Guthrie, Bowling Green Office, 270-842-9896

Rep. John Yarmuth, Louisville Office, 502-582-5129

Rep. Thomas Massie, Ashland Office, 606-324-9898

Rep. Harold Rogers, Somerset Office, 606-679-8346

Rep Andy Barr, Lexington Office, 859-219-1366

Senator Mitch McConnell, Louisville Office, 502-582-6304

Senator Rand Paul, Bowling Green Office, 270-782-8303

 

Louisiana

 

Rep. Steve Scalise, Metairie Office, 504-837-1259

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, New Orleans Office, 504-288-3777

Rep. Charles Boustany Jr, Lafayette Office, 337-235-6322

Rep. John Fleming, Shreveport Office, 318-549-1712

Rep. Rodney Alexander, Alexandria Office, 318-445-0818

Rep. Bill Cassidy, Baton Rouge Office, 225-929-7711

Senator Mary Landreiu, Baton Rouge Office, 225-389-0395

Senator David Vitter, Lafayette Office, 337-993-9502

 

Maine

 

Rep. Chellie Pingree, Portland Office, 207-774-5019

Rep. Michael Michaud, Bangor Office, 207-942-6935

Senator Susan Collins, Bangor Office, 207-945-0417

Senator Angus King, Augusta Office, 207-622-8292

 

Maryland

 

Rep. Andy Harris, Chester Office, 410-643-5425

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Timonium Office, 410-628-2701

Rep. John Sarbanes, Towson Office, 410-832-8890

Rep. Donna Edwards, Suitland Office, 301-516-7601

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Greenbelt Office, 301-474-0119

Rep. John Delaney, Gaithersburg Office, 301-926-0300

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Baltimore Office, 410-685-9199

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rockville Office, 301-424-3501

Senator Barbara Mikulski, Baltimore Office, 410-962-4510

Senator Ben Cardin, Baltimore Office, 410-962-4436

 

Massachusetts

 

Rep. Richard E. Neal, Springfield Office, 413-785-0325

Rep. Jim McGovern, Worcester Office, 508-831-7356

Rep. Niki Tsongas, Lowell Office, 978-459-0101

Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, Attleboro Office, 508-431-1110

Rep. Katherine Clark, Medford Office, 617-553-4952

Rep. John F. Tierney, Peabody Office, 978-531-1669

Rep. Michael Capuano, Cambridge Office, 617-621-6208

Rep. Stephen Lynch, Boston Office, 617-428-2000

Rep. William Keating, Hyannis Office, 508-771-0666

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Boston Office, 617-565-3170

Senator Ed Markey, Boston Office, 617-565-8519

 

Michigan

 

Rep. Dan Benishek, Gaylord Office, 989-448-8811

Rep. Bill Huizenga, Grand Haven Office, 616-451-8383

Rep. Justin Amash, Grand Rapids Office, 616-451-8383

Rep. Dave Camp, Midland Office, 989-631-2552

Rep. Dan Kildee, Flint Office, 810-238-8627

Rep. Fred Upton, Kalamazoo, 269-385-0039

Rep. Tim Walberg, Jackson Office, 517-780-9075

Rep. Mike Rogers, Lansing Office, 517-702-8000

Rep. Sander M. Levin, Roseville Office, 586-498-7122

Rep. Candice S. Miller, Shelby Township Office, 586-997-5010

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, Commerce Office, 248-859-2982

Rep. John D. Dingell, Dearborn Office, 313-278-2936

Rep. John Conyers Jr, Detroit Office, 313-961-5670

Rep. Gary Peters, Detroit Office, 313-964-9960

Senator Carl Levin, Detroit Office, 313-226-6020

Senator Debbie Stabenow, East Lansing Office, 517-203-1760

 

Minnesota

 

Rep. Tim Walz, Mankato Office, 507-388-2149

Rep. John Kline, Burnsville Office, 952-808-1213

Rep. Erik Paulsen, Eden Prairie Office, 952-405-8510

Rep Betty McCollum, St. Paul Office, 651-224-9191

Rep. Keith Ellison, Minneapolis Office, 612-522-1212

Rep. Michele Bachmann, Anoka Office, 763-323-8922

Rep. Collin C. Peterson, Detroit Lakes, 218-847-5056

Rep. Rick Nolan, Duluth Office, 218-464-5095

Senator Amy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Office, 612-727-5220

Senator Al Franken, St. Paul Office, 651-221-1016

 

Mississippi

 

Rep. Alan Nunnelee, Tupelo Office, 662-841-8808

Rep. Bennie Thompson, Bolton Office, 601-866-9003

Rep. Gregg Harper, Pearl Office, 601-932-2410

Rep. Steven M. Palazzo, Gulfport Office, 228-864-7670

Senator Thad Cochran, Jackson Office, 601-965-4459

Senator Roger Wicker, Jackson Office, 601-965-4644

 

Missouri

 

Rep. William Lacy Clay, St. Louis Office, 314-367-1970

Rep. Ann Wagner, Ballwin Office, 636-7795449

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Jefferson City Office, 573-635-7232

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Columbia Office, 573-442-9311

Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver II, Kansas City Office, 816-842-4545

Rep. Sam Graves, Kansas City Office, 816-792-3976

Rep. Billy Long, Springfield Office, 417-889-1800

Senator Claire McCaskill, Kansas City Office, 816-421-1639

Senator Roy Blunt, Kansas City Office, 816-471-7141

 

Montana

 

Rep. Steve Daines, Billings Office, 406-969-1736

Senator Max Baucus, Helena Office, 406-449-5480

Senator Jon Tester, Helena Office, 406-449-5401

 

Nebraska

 

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Lincoln Office, 402-438-1598

Rep. Lee Terry, Omaha Office, 402-397-9944

Rep. Adrian Smith, Scottsbluff Office, 308-633-6333

Senator Mike Johanns, Scottsbluff Office, 308-632-6032

Senator Deb Fischer, Lincoln Office, 402-441-4600

 

Nevada

 

Rep. Dina Titus, Las Vegas Office, 702-220-9823

Rep. Mark Amodei, Reno Office, 775-686-5760

Rep. Joe Heck, Las Vegas Office, 702-387-4941

Rep. Steven Horsford, North Las Vegas Office, 702-802-4500

Senator Harry Reid, Las Vegas Office, 702-388-5020

Senator Dean Heller, Reno Office, 775-686-5770

 

New Hampshire

 

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, Manchester Office, 603-641-9536

Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, Concord Office, 603-226-1002

Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Manchester Office, 603-647-7500

Senator Kelly Ayotte, Manchester Office, 603-622-7979

 

New Jersey

 

Rep. Robert E. Andrews, Haddon Heights Office, 856-546-5100

Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo, Mays Landing Office, 609-625-5008

Rep. Jon Runyan, Mount Laurel Office, 856-780-6436

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Hamilton Office, 609-585-7878

Rep. Scott Garrett, Glen Rock Office, 201-444-5454

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr, Long Branch Office, 732-571-1140

Rep. Leonard Lance, Westfield Office, 908-518-7733

Rep. Albio Sires, Jersey City Office, 201-309-0301

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Paterson Office, 973-523-5152

Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr, Jersey City Office, 201-369-0392

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Morristown Office, 973-984-0711

Rep. Rush D. Holt, West Windsor, 609-750-9365

Senator Bob Menendez, Newark Office, 973-645-3030

Senator Cory Booker, Newark Office, 973-639-8700

 

New Mexico

 

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Office, 505-346-6781

Rep. Steve Pearce, Las Cruces Office, 855-473-2723

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, Santa Fe Office, 505-984-8950

Senator Tom Udall, Albuquerque Office, 505-988-6511

Senator Martin Heinrich, Santa Fe Office, 505-988-6647

 

New York

 

Rep. Timothy H. Bishop, Patchogue, 631-289-6500

Rep. Peter T. King, Massapequa Park Office, 516-541-4225

Rep. Steve Israel, Melville Office, 631-777-7391

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, Garden City Office, 516-739-3008

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, Arverne Office, 347-230-4032

Rep. Grace Meng, Bayside Office, 718-423-2154

Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, Brooklyn Office, 718-599-3658

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Brooklyn Office, 718-373-0033

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, Brooklyn Office, 718-287-1142

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Office, 212-367-7350

Rep. Michael G. Grimm, Staten Island Office, 718-351-1062

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Office, 212-860-0606

Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Office, 212-663-3900

Rep. Joseph Crowley, Queens Office, 718-620-0084

Rep. Jose E. Serrano, Bronx Office, 718-620-0084

Rep. Eliot L. Engel, Bronx Office, 718-796-9700

Rep. Nita M. Lowey, White Plains Office, 914-428-1707

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Newburgh Office, 845-561-1259

Rep. Chris Gibson, Kinderhook Office, 518-610-8133

Rep. Paul Tonko, Albany Office, 518-465-0700

Rep. Bill Owens, Watertown Office, 315-782-3150

Rep. Richard Hanna, Utica Office, 315-724-9740

Rep. Tom Reed, Corning Office, 607-654-7566

Rep. Dan Maffei, Syracuse Office, 315-423-5657

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, Rochester Office, 585-232-4850

Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Office, 716-852-3501

Rep. Chris Collins, Williamsville Office, 716-634-2324

Senator Charles Schumer, New York Office, 212-486-4430

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Office, 212-688-6262

 

North Carolina

 

Rep. G.K Butterfield, Wilson Office, 252-237-9816

Rep. Renee Ellmers, Dunn Office, 910-230-1910

Rep. Walter B. Jones, Greenville Office, 252-931-1003

Rep. David E. Price, Raleigh Office, 919-859-5999

Rep. Virginia Foxx, Clemmons Office, 336-778-0211

Rep. Howard Coble, Greensboro Office, 336-333-5005

Rep. Mike McIntyre, Leland Office, 910-399-1134

Rep. Richard Hudson, Concord Office, 704-786-1612

Rep. Robert Pittenger, Charlotte Office, 704-362-1060

Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, Hickory Office, 828-327-6100

Rep. Mark Meadows, Hendersonville Office,  828-693-5660

Rep. Melvin Watt, Charlotte Office, 704-344-9950

Rep. George Holding, Raleigh Office, 919-782-4400

Senator Richard Burr, Winston-Salem Office, 336-631-5125

Senator Kay Hagan, Greensboro Office, 336-333-5311

 

North Dakota

 

Rep. Kevin Cramer, Bismarck Office, 701-224-0355

Senator John Hoeven, Bismarck Office, 701-746-8972

Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Bismarck Office, 701-258-4648

 

Ohio

 

Rep. Steve Chabot, Cincinnati Office, 513-684-2723

Rep. Brad Wenstrup, Cincinnati Office, 513-474-7777

Rep. Joyce Beatty, Columbus Office, 614-220-0003

Rep. Jim Jordan, Lima Office, 419-999-6455

Rep. Bob Latta, Bowling Green Office, 419-354-8700

Rep. Bill Johnson, Marietta Office, 740-376-0868

Rep. Bob Gibbs, Ashland Office, 419-207-0650

Rep. John Boehner, West Chester Office, 513-779-5400

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, Toledo Office, 419-259-7500

Rep. Michael R. Turner, Dayton Office, 937-225-2843

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Warrensville Heights, 216-522-4900

Rep. Pat Tiberi, Columbus Office, 614-523-2555

Rep. Tim Ryan, Akron Office, 330-630-7311

Rep. David Joyce, Painesville Office, 440-352-3939

Rep. Steve Stivers, Hilliard Office, 614-771-4968

Rep. James B. Benacci, Wadsworth Office, 330-334-0040

Senator Rob Portman, Columbus Office, 614-469-6774

Senator Sherrod Brown, Cleveland Office, 216-522-7272

 

Oklahoma

 

Rep. Jim Bridenstine, Tulsa Office, 918-935-3222

Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Durant Office, 580-931-0333

Rep. Frank D. Lucas, Yukon Office, 405-373-1958

Rep. Tom Cole, Norman Office, 405-329-6500

Rep. James Lankford, Oklahoma City Office, 405-234-9900

Senator James Inhofe, Tulsa Office, 918-748-5111

Senator Tom Coburn, Tulsa Office, 918-581-7651

 

Oregon

 

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Beaverton Office, 503-469-6010

Rep. Greg Walden, Medford Office, 541-624-2400

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Portland Office, 503-231-2300

Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, Eugene Office, 541-465-6732

Rep. Kurt Schrader, Salem Office, 503-588-9100

Senator Ron Wyden, Portland Office, 503-326-7525

Senator Jeff Merkley, Portland Office, 503-326-3386

 

Pennsylvania

 

Rep. Robert A. Brady, Philadelphia Office, 215-389-4627

Rep. Chaka Fattah, Philadelphia Office, 215-871-4455

Rep. Mike Kelly, Butler Office, 724-282-2557

Rep. Scott Perry, Gettysburg Office, 717-338-1919

Rep. Glenn Thompson, Bellefonte Office, 814-353-0215

Rep. Jim Gerlach, Exton Office, 610-594-1415

Rep. Patrick Meehan, Springfield Office, 610-690-7323

Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick, Langhorne Office, 215-579-8102

Rep. Bill Shuster, Hollidaysburg Office, 814-696-6318

Rep. Tom Marino, Williamsport Office, 570-322-3961

Rep. Lou Barletta, Hazleton Office, 570-751-0050

Rep. Keith Rothfus, Beaver Office, 724-359-1626

Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz, Philadelphia Office, 215-335-3355

Rep. Mike Doyle, Pittsburgh Office, 412-390-1499

Rep. Charlie Dent, Allentown Office, 610-770-3490

Rep. Joe Pitts, Lancaster Office, 717-393-0667

Rep. Matt Cartwright, Scranton Office, 570-341-1050

Rep. Tim Murphy, Pittsburgh Office, 412-344-5583

Senator Bob Casey, Harrisburg Office, 717-231-7540

Senator Patrick Toomey, Harrisburg Office, 717-782-3951

 

Rhode Island

 

Rep. David Cicilline, Pawtucket Office, 401-729-5600

Rep. Jim Langevin, Warwick Office, 401-732-9400

Senator Jack Reed, Cranston Office, 401-943-3100

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Office, 401-453-5294

 

South Carolina

 

Rep. Joe Wilson, West Columbia Office, 803-939-0041

Rep. Jeff Duncan, Anderson Office, 864-224-7401

Rep. Trey Gowdy, Greenville Office, 864-241-0175

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, Rock Hill Office, 803-327-1114

Rep. James E. Clyburn, Columbia Office, 803-799-1100

Rep. Tom Rice, Myrtle Beach Office, 843-445-6459

Senator Lindsey Graham, Greenville Office, 864-250-1417

Senator Tim Scott, Charleston Office, 843-727-4525

 

South Dakota

 

Rep. Kristi Noem, Rapid City Office, 605-791-4673

Senator Tim Johnson, Sioux Falls Office, 605-332-8896

Senator John Thune, Sioux Falls Office, 605-334-9596

 

Tennessee

 

Rep. Phil Roe, Kingsport Office, 423-247-8161

Rep. John J. Duncan, Knoxville Office, 865-523-3772

Rep. Chuck Fleishmann, Chattanooga Office, 423-756-2342

Rep. Scott Desjarlais, Columbia Office, 931-381-9920

Rep. Jim Cooper, Nashville Office, 615-736-5295

Rep. Diane Black, Crossville Office, 931-854-0069

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Memphis Office, 901-382-5811

Rep. Stephen Fincher, Jackson Office, 731-423-4848

Rep. Steve Cohen, Memphis Office, 901-544-4131

Senator Lamar Alexander, Nashville Office, 615-736-5129

Senator Bob Corker, Memphis Office, 901-683-1910

 

Texas

 

Rep. Louie Gohmert, Tyler Office, 903-561-6349

Rep. Ted Poe, Kingwood Office, 281-445-0242

Rep. Sam Johnson, Plano Office, 469-304-0382

Rep. Ralph M. Hall, Rockwall Office, 972-771-9118

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Dallas Office, 214-349-9996

Rep. Joe L. Barton, Arlington Office, 817-543-1000

Rep. John Culberson, Houston Office, 713-682-8828

Rep. Kevin Brady, Conroe Office, 936-441-5700

Rep. Al Green, Houston Office, 713-383-9234

Rep. Michael McCaul, Austin Office, 512-473-2357

Rep. K. Michael Conaway, Midland Office, 432-687-2390

Rep. Kay Granger, Ft. Worth Office, 817-338-0909

Rep. Mac Thornberry, Amarillo Office, 806-371-8844

Rep. Randy Weber, Beaumont Office, 409-835-0108

Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, Edinburg Office, 956-682-5545

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, El Paso Office, 915-541-1400

Rep. Bill Flores, Waco Office, 254-732-0748

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston Office, 713-655-0050

Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Lubbock Office, 806-763-1611

Rep. Joaquin Castro, San Antonio Office, 210-348-8216

Rep. Lamar Smith, San Antonio Office, 210-821-5024

Rep. Pete Olson, Sugar Land Office, 281-494-2690

Rep. Pete Gallego, Del Rio Office, 830-488-6600

Rep. Kenny Marchant, Irving Office, 972-556-0162

Rep. Roger Williams, Austin Office, 512-473-8910

Rep. Michael C. Burgess, Lewisville Office, 972-434-9700

Rep. Blake Farenthold, Corpus Christi Office, 361-884-2222

Rep. Henry Cuellar, San Antonio Office, 210-271-2851

Rep. Gene Green, Houston Office, 281-999-5879

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Dallas Office, 214-922-8885

Rep. John Carter, Round Rock Office, 512-246-1600

Rep. Pete Sessions, Dallas Office, 972-392-0505

Rep. Marc Veasey, Dallas Office, 214-741-1387

Rep. Filemon Vela, Alice, 361-668-7292

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Austin Office, 512-916-5921

Rep. Steve Stockman, Orange Office, 409-886-9918

Senator John Cornyn, Austin Office, 512-469-6034

Senator Ted Cruz, Austin Office, 512-916-5834

 

Utah

 

Rep. Rob Bishop, Ogden Office, 801-625-0107

Rep. Chris Stewart, Salt Lake City Office, 801-364-5550

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Provo Office, 801-851-2500

Rep. Jim Matheson, West Jordan Office, 801-486-1236

Senator Orrin Hatch, Salt Lake City Office, 801-524-4380

Senator Mike Lee, Salt Lake City Office, 801-524-5933

 

Vermont

 

Rep. Peter Welch, Burlington Office, 802-652-2450

Senator Patrick Leahy, Burlington Office, 802-863-2525

Senator Bernie Sanders, Burlington Office, 802-862-0697

 

Virginia

 

Rep. Rob Wittman, Yorktown Office 757-874-6687

Rep. Scott Rigell, Virginia Beach Office, 757-687-8290

Rep. Robert C. Scott, Newport News Office, 757-380-1000

Rep. J. Randy Forbes, Chesapeake Office , 757-382-0080

Rep. Robert Hurt, Danville Office, 434-791-2596

Rep. Robert Goodlatte, Roanoke Office, 540-857-2672

Rep. Eric Cantor, Culpeper Office, 540-825-8960

Rep. James P. Moran, Alexandria Office, 703-971-4700

Rep. Morgan Griffith, Abingdon Office, 276-525-1405

Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Herndon Office, 703-709-5800

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Annandale Office, 703-256-3071

Senator Mark Warner, Richmond Office, 804-775-2314

Senator Tim Kaine, Richmond Office, 804-771-2221

 

Washington

 

Rep. Suzan DelBene, Bothell Office, 425-485-0085

Rep. Rick Larsen, Everett Office, 425-252-3188

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, Vancouver Office, 360-695-6292

Rep. Doc Hastings, Pasco Office, 509-543-9396

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Spokane Office, 509-353-2374

Rep. Derek Kilmer, Tacoma Office, 253-272-3515

Rep. Jim McDermott, Seattle Office, 206-553-7170

Rep. Dave Reichert, Issaquah Office, 425-677-7414

Rep. Adam Smith, Renton Office, 425-793-5180

Rep. Denny Heck, Lacey Office, 360-459-8514

Senator Patty Murray, Seattle Office, 206-663-5545

Senator Maria Cantwell, Seattle Office, 206-220-6400

 

West Virginia

 

Rep. David B. McKinley, Wheeling Office, 304-232-3801

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston Office, 304-925-5964

Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, Beckley Office, 304-252-5000

Senator Jay Rockefeller, Charleston Office, 304-347-5372

Senator Joe Manchin, Charleston Office, 304-342-5855

 

Wisconsin

 

Rep. Paul Ryan, Janesville Office, 608-752-4050

Rep. Mark Pocan, Madison Office, 608-258-9800

Rep. Ron Kind, LaCrosse Office, 608-782-2558

Rep. Gwen Moore, Milwaukee Office, 414-297-1140

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Brookfield Office, 262-784-1111

Rep. Tom Petri, Fond du Lac Office, 920-922-1180

Rep. Sean P. Duffy, Wausau Office, 715-298-9344

Rep. Reid Ribble, Appleton Office, 920-380-0061

Senator Ron Johnson, Oshkosh Office, 920-230-7250

Senator Tammy Baldwin, Madison Office, 608-264-5338

 

Wyoming

 

Rep. Cynthia M. Lummis, Cheyenne Office, 307-772-2595

Senator Michael Enzi, Gillette Office, 307-682-6268

Senator John Barrasso, Casper Office, 307-261-6413

Ask Congress to Join the Fight Against Climate Change April 21 to April 25

posted Apr 6, 2014, 8:42 AM by Rob Hogg

“Climate Action Across America” is a week-long, nation-wide, grass-roots effort to express public support for climate action to our U.S. Congressional representatives and U.S. Senators during the week of April 21 to April 25.

Through meetings, letters, phone calls, emails, and public events, this is a way for ordinary Americans across our country to let our Congressional representatives and Senators know we are concerned about climate change, and we want them to join the fight against climate change this year. We urgently need our country to help lead the world to reduce greenhouse gases and to prepare for future climate-related disasters.

You can connect with Climate Action Across America through Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/climateactionacrossamerica

You can also connect through Twitter using the hash tag #ClimateActionAcrossAmerica or the hash tag #JoinTheClimateFight.

The week will highlight one national event. In Washington, DC, the “Cowboy and Indian Alliance” will set up camp from April 22 to April 27 to ask President Obama and Congress to “reject” the Keystone Export pipeline and “protect” our land, water, and climate. For more details, or to sign up to participate, visit:

http://boldnebraska.org/rejectandprotect

This effort will conclude with a major rally on Saturday, April 26. To sign up for this rally, you can also visit:

http://act.350.org/signup/rejectandprotect/

I hope many Americans can make it to Washington, DC, for these events. It is also critically important, however, for Americans to let their Congressional representatives and Senators know directly that want them to support climate change and join the fight against climate change. You can find your local Congressional representative at this web page:

http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

Working together, we can stop the Keystone pipeline and put climate action on the Congressional to-do list this year and for years to come.

Here are nine specific actions Americans can take to participate in “Climate Action Across America”:

1. Ask for a meeting with your US Congressional representative and US Senators or their local staff during the week of April 21 to April 25. It is Easter recess for Congress that week so your Congressional representative is likely to be at home in district.

2. Write a letter to the editor or guest column urging Congress to take climate action.

3. Organize letters and petitions to your Congressional representative and Senators asking for their support for climate action. (You can be as specific as you want. Ask them to stop the Keystone pipeline, adopt a carbon fee, support greenhouse gas regulations, extend the renewable energy production tax credit, regulate fracking, pass energy efficiency legislation, stop fossil fuel exports, stop Arctic oil drilling, enhance resilience to future disasters, and support other action to fight climate change and its effects. Whatever issues you choose to highlight, the important message for Congress is that Americans care about climate change and we need Congress to do something to join the fight against climate change in 2014.)

4. Invite your Congressional representative or Senators to speak to your local school, college, or climate action group about climate, energy, and sustainability.

5. Hold a public event for climate action – roundtable, workshop, speaker, rally, read-a-thon, community service project – during the week of April 21 to April 25.

6. Invite the news media to cover your public event supporting climate action.

7. Like “Climate Action Across America” on Facebook and share it with your friends, family, and colleagues across the country. Here is the Facebook address:

https://www.facebook.com/climateactionacrossamerica

8. Tweet #JoinTheClimateFight or #ClimateActionAcrossAmerica 

9. Report your action to Rob Hogg so he can add it to a list that he will share publicly through this web site and news releases.  You can email him at robhogg@earthlink.net. 

Thanks in advance for speaking up for the climate action we so urgently need.

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