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Signatures on FY2010 Letters of Support

Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program

The Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies are the committees with jurisdiction over funding for the Department of Interior, including the federal Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program.

MEMBERS OF THE SENATE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES

  • Feinstein, Dianne (D-CA) - Chairwoman
  • Alexander, Lamar (R-TN) - Ranking Republican Member
  • Byrd, Robert (D-WV)
  • Leahy, Patrick (D-VT)
  • Dorgan, Byron (D-ND)
  • Mikulski, Barbara (D-MD)
  • Kohl, Herb (D-WI)
  • Johnson, Tim (D-SD)
  • Reed, Jack (D-RI)
  • Nelson, Ben (D-NE)
  • Tester, Jon (D-MT)
  • Cochran, Thad (R-MS)
  • Bennett, Robert (R-UT)
  • Gregg, Judd (R-NH)
  • Murkowski, Lisa (R-AK)
  • Collins, Susan (R-ME)

MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

  • Dicks, Norm (D-WA) - Chairman
  • Simpson, Mike (R-ID) - Ranking Republican Member
  • Moran, James (D-VA)
  • Mollohan, Alan (D-WV)
  • Chandler, Ben (D-KY)
  • Hinchey, Maurice (D-NY)
  • Olver, John (D-MA)
  • Pastor, Ed (D-AZ)
  • Price, David (D-NC)
  • Obey, David (D-WI) - Ex Officio (Chairman of Full Appropriations Committee)
  • Calvert, Ken (R-CA)
  • LaTourette, Steven (R-OH)
  • Cole, Tom (R-OK)
  • Lewis, Jerry (R-CA) - Ex Officio (Ranking Republican Member of Full Appropriations Committee)

In April and May 2009, letters were circulated in the House and Senate encouraging members of the respective appropriations committees to support full funding for the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program. A total of 16 Senators and 29 House Members signed the letters. Those lawmakers who signed on to the letters are listed below.

SENATE SUPPORT LETTER SIGNERS

  • Bingaman, Jeff (D-NM)
  • Chambliss, Saxby (R-GA)
  • Casey, Robert (D-PA)
  • Corker, Bob (R-TN)
  • Cornyn, John (R-TX)
  • Hutchison, Kay Bailey (R-TX)
  • Inhofe, James (R-OK)
  • Kennedy, Edward (D-MA)
  • Lieberman, Joseph (I-CT)
  • Lincoln, Blanche (D-AR)
  • McCaskill, Claire (D-MO)
  • Rockefeller, John (D-WV)
  • Sanders, Bernard (I-VT)
  • Sessions, Jeff (R-AL)
  • Warner, Mark (D-VA)
  • Webb, James (D-VA)

HOUSE SUPPORT LETTER SIGNERS

  • Boren, Dan (D-OK)
  • Boswell, Leonard (D-IA)
  • Brown, Corrine (D-FL)
  • Brown, Henry (R-SC)
  • Campbell, John (R-CA)
  • Carney, Christopher (D-PA)
  • Coble, Howard (R-NC)
  • Crowley, Joe (D-NY)
  • Cummings, Elijah (D-MD)
  • Fortenberry, Jeff (R-NE)
  • Gonzalez, Charles (D-TX)
  • Gordon, Bart (D-TN)
  • Kildee, Dale (D-MI)
  • Kind, Ron (D-WI)
  • Lucas, Frank (R-OK)
  • Markey, Ed (D-MA)
  • Marshall, Jim (D-GA)
  • Miller, Brad (D-NC)
  • Miller, Gary (R-CA)
  • Mollohan, Alan (D-WV)
  • Moore, Dennis (D-KS)
  • Oberstar, James (D-MN)
  • Perriello, Tom (D-VA)
  • Platts, Todd (R-PA)
  • Poe, Ted (D-TX)
  • Ross, Mike (D-AR)
  • Sarbanes, John (D-MD)
  • Scott, David (D-GA)
  • Wittman, Robert (R-VA)

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