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1/ Once we have climate change under control, we'll have a truly #HappyEarthDay. Until then...
2/ I’m taking #EarthDay as a chance to reflect on my efforts to fight climate change and assess my action going forward. I’m a big believer in women being assertive and speaking out about our accomplishments. We don't do it enough. #ERANow
3/ Here's a list about my efforts on behalf of the planet - and my plans for the future. TY to the people of my district, #NY12, for letting me fight for the #environment on their behalf. #ERANow #CelebrateWomen #HappyEarthDay

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From Yellowstone to Joshua Tree, Everglades to Shenandoah here in Virginia, our #NationaParks are a treasured part of America’s natural history and heritage. #NationalParksWeek
Unfortunately, years of underfunding has produced a massive $11.6 billion (with a B) maintenance backlog at our national parks. Many are in a critical state of disrepair.
Virginia ranks 5th in terms of states with the greatest need for maintenance. Over $800 million in deferred maintenance has left Shenandoah, Jamestown, Fredericksburg, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and other national parks in need of significant repairs.
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