Legislators sign on to letters asking for NAWCA funding

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Ducks Unlimited encouraged members of Congress to sign a “Dear Colleague” letter saying they are in favor of funding NAWCA in Fiscal Year 2017. The House letter was led by Reps. Mike Thompson (CA) and Don Young (AK) and the Senate letter was led by Sens. Chris Coons (DE), Mike Crapo (ID), Amy Klobuchar (MN) and James Inhofe (OK).

List of letter signers below.

Alabama
Rep. Bradley Byrne (AL)

Alaska
Rep. Don Young (AK)*

Arizona
Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ)

California
Sen. Barbara Boxer (CA)
Sen. Diane Feinstein (CA)
Rep. Ami Bera (CA)
Rep. Julia Brownley (CA)
Rep. Lois Capps (CA)
Rep. Judy Chu (CA)
Rep. Mike Coffman (CA)
Rep. Jim Costa (CA)
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (CA)
Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA)
Rep. Sam Farr (CA)
Rep. John Garamendi (CA)
Rep. Mike Honda (CA)
Rep. Jared Huffman (CA)
Rep. Barbara Lee (CA)
Rep. Ted Lieu (CA)
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA)
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (CA)
Rep. Doris Matsui (CA)
Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA)
Rep. Grace Napolitano (CA)
Rep. Raul Ruiz (CA)
Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA)
Rep. Jackie Speier (CA)
Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA)
Rep. Mark Takano (CA)
Rep. Mike Thompson (CA)*
Rep. Juan Vargas (CA)

Colorado
Sen. Michael Bennet (CO)
Rep. Diana DeGette (CO)
Rep. Jared Polis (CO)

Connecticut
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT)
Rep. Joe Courtney (CT)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT)
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT)
Rep. Jim Himes (CT)

Delaware
Sen. Thomas Carper (DE)
Sen. Chris Coons (DE)*
Rep. John Carney (DE)

District of Columbia
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC)

Florida
Rep. Kathy Castor (FL)
Rep. Ted Deutch (FL)
Rep. Alan Grayson (FL)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL)
Rep. Patrick Murphy (FL)
Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL)

Georgia
Rep. Earl "Buddy" Carter (GA)
Rep. Hank Johnson (GA)

Guam
Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (GU)

Hawaii
Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI)
Rep. Mark Takai (HI)

Idaho
Sen. Mike Crapo (ID)*
Sen. James Risch (ID)

Illinois
Rep. Mike Bost (IL)
Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL)
Rep. Danny Davis (IL)
Rep. Bob Dold (IL)
Rep. Bill Foster (IL)
Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL)
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL)

Indiana
Sen. Joe Donnelly (IN)
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN)

Iowa
Rep. Steve King (IA)
Rep. Dave Loebsack (IA)

Louisiana
Sen. David Vitter (LA)
Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA)

Maine
Sen. Angus King (ME)
Rep. Bruce Poliquin (ME)

Maryland
Sen. Benjamin Cardin (MD)
Rep. Elijah Cummings (MD)
Rep. Donna Edwards (MD)
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD)

Massachusetts
Sen. Ed Markey (MA)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA)
Rep. Katherine Clark (MA)
Rep. Bill Keating (MA)
Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA)
Rep. James McGovern (MA)
Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA)

Michigan
Sen. Gary Peters (MI)
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI)
Rep. Dan Benishek (MI)
Rep. John Conyers (MI)
Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI)
Rep. Sandy Levin (MI)
Rep. Dan Kildee (MI)
Rep. Candice Miller (MI)

Minnesota
Sen. Al Franken (MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN)*
Rep. Keith Ellison (MN)
Rep. Rick Nolan (MN)
Rep. Tim Walz (MN)

Mississippi
Sen. Roger Wicker (MS)
Rep. Gregg Harper (MS)
Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS)

Montana
Sen. Steve Daines (MT)
Sen. Jon Tester (MT)

Nebraska
Rep. Brad Ashford (NE)

New Hampshire
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (NH)
Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (NH)

New Jersey
Sen. Cory Booker (NJ)
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (NJ)
Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ)
Rep. Donald Payne (NJ)
Rep. Albio Sires (NJ)
Rep. Chris Smith (NJ)
Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ)

New Mexico
Sen. Martin Heinrich (NM)
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM)

New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY)
Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY)
Rep. Eliot Engel (NY)
Rep. Chris Gibson (NY)
Rep. John Katko (NY)
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY)
Rep. Charlie Rangel (NY)

North Carolina
Rep. GK Butterfield (NC)

North Dakota
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (ND)
Sen. John Hoeven (ND)

Northern Mariana Islands
Rep. Kilili Sablan (MNP)

Ohio
Sen. Sherrod Brown (OH)
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH)
Rep. Steve Stivers (OH)

Oklahoma
Sen. James Inhofe (OK)*

Oregon
Sen. Jeff Merkley (OR)
Sen. Ron Wyden (OR)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR)
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (OR)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR)

Pennsylvania
Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA)
Rep. Mike Doyle (PA)
Rep. Chaka Fattah (PA)

Rhode Island
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
Rep. David Cicilline (RI)
Rep. Jim Langevin (RI)

South Carolina
Rep. Mark Sanford (SC)

Tennessee
Rep. Steve Cohen (TN)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN)

Texas
Rep. Al Green (TX)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX)
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (TX)
Rep. Marc Veasey (TX)

Vermont
Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT)
Rep. Peter Welch (VT)

Virginia
Sen. Mark Warner (VA)
Rep. Don Beyer (VA)
Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA)
Rep. Bobby Scott (VA)
Rep. Rob Wittman (VA)

Virgin Islands
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (VI)

Washington
Sen. Maria Cantwell (WA)
Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA)
Rep. Denny Heck (WA)
Rep. Rick Larsen (WA)

Wisconsin
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (WI)
Rep. Glenn Grothman (WI)
Rep. Ron Kind (WI)
Rep. Gwen Moore (WI)
Rep. Mark Pocan (WI)