With the current Farm Bill set to expire on September 30th, it is more important than ever to use your voice to uplift a faithful 2023 Farm Bill. Contact your legislators today by utilizing the pre-made script below that can be customized with different points of Iowa Interfaith Power & Light’s Farm Bill Platform. Call (202) 225-5476 and ask to speak to one of the senators or representatives for your area:
Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks – Davenport, Indianola
Rep. Ashley Hinson – Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Waterloo
Rep. Zach Nunn – Creston, Des Moines, Ottumwa
Rep. Randy Feenstra – Council Bluffs, Fort Dodge, Sioux City
Sen. Joni Ernst
Sen. Chuck Grassley
“Hello, my name is [NAME] and I am a resident of [CITY/DISTRICT]. I am a part of [YOUR FAITH COMMUNITY], and attend [YOUR PLACE OF WORSHIP]. I’m calling to discuss the 2023 Farm Bill with [NAME OF LEGISLATOR].
As a person of faith and conscience, I’m called upon to address the 2023 Farm Bill. Congress has a moral obligation to implement and further support policies and practices that are sustainable for our communities, ecosystems, and the climate. In order for our future generations to thrive, we must prioritize environmental justice, an equitable land & clean energy transition, as well as support for our local food systems and communities. We must ensure that all beings are uplifted and protected in a fair and faithful Farm Bill.
I urge you to ensure that/consider [insert chosen Farm Bill point here] in the 2023 Farm Bill. Our generation has a responsibility to maintain a habitable and thriving world for future generations by encouraging investments, time, and resources in people and the planet. Please support [insert chosen Farm Bill point here] in the Farm Bill this year.”
Let us know you made a call by emailing email@example.com! Feel free to include any information you may learn from your call.