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Thoughtful, personalized constituent messages have more influence with congress than a large number of identical form messages writing a personalized letter in your own words continues to be a very effective method for corresponding with senators, representatives, and congressional staff. Written letterswritten letters, delivered or mailed to your member of congress, are an effective tool for demonstrating support for or opposition to a given issue. Defense secretary ash carter sent a letter to the leadership of the house and senate armed services committees detailing concerns about the 2017 national defense authorization act. As congress prepares to undertake the fiscal year 2018 budget process, the united states conference of catholic bishops (usccb) reaffirms that the federal budget is a moral document with profound implications for the common good of our nation and world the budget requires difficult decisions that. In july, gen david petraeus sent a letter to congress asking lawmakers to consider backing the burn pits accountability act, a recent bill brought before capitol hill by reps tulsi gabbard, d-hawa by jared5keller.
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