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Support Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Program in FY2021

March 9, 2020

Please join us in a letter urging the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee to continue funding for the Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Program, commonly
referred to as Section 4.

Support Safe Blood Transfusions for Service Members

March 9, 2020

Please join me in sending the below letter to the Department of Defense Appropriations Subcommittee urging a $5 million increase in funding for the Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) program for freeze dried plasma products for
trauma treatment.

Support School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in FY21 Appropriations

March 9, 2020

Please join us in sending a letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee calling for robust funding for
School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in Fiscal Year 2021. SBHCs provide high quality, comprehensive primary health care, mental health services, preventive care, social services, and youth development
to primarily low-income children and adolescents across the nation.
The text of the letter is below.

Support funding for Antimicrobial Resistance at HHS in FY21

March 9, 2020

Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Drug-resistant infections sicken at least 2.8 million each year and kill at least 35,000 people annually in the United States. Antibiotic resistance accounts for direct health­care
costs of at least $20 billion. Globally, over 700,000 die each year accounting for a cost as high as $1.2 trillion. If we do not act now, by 2050 antibiotic resistant infections will be the leading cause of death – surpassing cancer – and could cost the world
$100 trillion.

Support DCIP funding in FY21 and Help Strengthen Defense Communities Nationwide

March 9, 2020

Please join us in urging House appropriators to support $100M in funding for the Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP) in the FY21 Defense Appropriations Bill.

Support FY21 Funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities

March 9, 2020

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Humanities Caucus, we invite you to join us in signing the below letter to Chairman McCollum and Ranking Member Joyce of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee urging $170 million for
the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2021 bill.

Support the National Gallery of Art in FY21

March 9, 2020

As co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, I invite you to join me in sending the attached letter to the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Betty McCollum and Ranking Member David Joyce concerning funding for
the National Gallery of Art.

STAFF BRIEFING: World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2020 – Thursday, March 12 @ 3:00 p.m. – 2255 Rayburn

March 9, 2020

Sending Office: Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Sent By: Kimberly.Stanton@mail.house.gov The staff of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Human Rights Commission would like to draw your attention to a briefing by the leadership of the World Justice Project on the WJP Rule of Law Index 2020. The annual World Justice Project Rule of Law Index […]

LAST CALL: Support Title VII Health Workforce Funding

March 9, 2020

We encourage you to join us in signing the attached letter urging appropriators to include $512 million for Title VII health professions education and training programs in the upcoming FY 2021 Labor-HHS appropriations bill.

LAST CALL: Support the Paralysis Resource Center

March 9, 2020

We invite you to join us on a letter to the House Appropriations Committee expressing support for the Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL). The PRC was created in 2002 to help those living with paralysis and
their caregivers achieve an independent, high quality of life.