Joint Initiative Letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Urging Support for Core Ocean Programs

In December 2015, the Joint Initiative submitted a letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.  The letter, addressed to Chairman Cochran, Ranking Member Mikulski, and Subcommittee Chairman Shelby, urged the Committee to maintain funding for core programs at NOAA, the National Science Foundation, and NASA to help manage, protect, and better understand our nation's oceans and coasts and the Arctic.