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Become a Cosponsor of the COVID-19 Commission Act

April 27, 2020

Presently, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases are over 2,826,000 across the world and over 905,000 in the United States. While we do not yet know the full impact COVID-19 will have on the nation, already more Americans have been killed by the virus than
died in the September 11, 2001 attacks.  After those attacks, the 9/11 Commission was established to provide a full accounting of the circumstances surrounding the attacks and the Commission’s recommendations drove massive reforms to how we share intelligence
and organize the government to counter terrorist threats.  It is clear that we, as a nation, are at another inflection point.  Americans today will again demand a full accounting of our level of preparedness and response to this global public health emergency.  

LAST CALL: Become an Original Cosponsor of the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) of 2020

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disproportionately affecting communities of color – including Latino, African American, and Asian American communities – who already face exacerbated risk factors for health inequities.  This unprecedented public health
crisis underscores the health disparities and racial inequities that have existed in the U.S. health care system for many years.  Most importantly, it points to the need to implement a comprehensive and strategic plan to improve the health and well-being of
communities of color through a health equity perspective, which the Health Equity Accountability Act (HEAA) puts forth.

Closing Wednesday COB!! Support Multifamily Housing Providers in Future Stimulus Packages

April 27, 2020

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to leadership requesting the inclusion of additional flexibility for multifamily housing providers in any forthcoming legislative packages to address the public health and economic impact of the Coronavirus Disease
2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus: Support pandemic preparation and response by cosponsoring the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act

April 27, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Kurt Schrader Sent By: Julia.Stafford@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Coronavirus: Support pandemic preparation and response by cosponsoring the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act Dear Colleague, As the world responds to the spread of COVID-19, we need to be better prepared for future zoonotic disease outbreaks. The bipartisan […]

Support Non-Profit 501(c)(5) Labor Unions

April 27, 2020

Please join us in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy urging support for financial relief for our nation’s unions. The spread of COVID-19 has affected all sectors of the U.S. economy, but it has had a disproportionate impact on
nonprofit 501(c)(5) organizations like labor unions and the workers they represent.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Join Bipartisan Letter to Support Emergency Funding for the Research Enterprise in Next Relief Package

April 27, 2020

We ask you to join us in sending a bipartisan letter urging House Leadership to include funding for scientific and medical researchers in the next COVID-19 relief package.

Cosponsor H.R. 6600: The Point-of-Care Testing Prize Competitions Act of 2020

April 27, 2020

I write to invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 6600, the Point-of-Care Testing Prize Competitions Act of 2020.

Expanding Eligibility of COVID-19 Recovery Rebates to All Mixed Status Joint Filers

April 27, 2020

Please join us as a cosponsor to H.R. 6485, the Recovery Rebates Improvement Act (RRIA), to ensure that mixed status households can be eligible for the same cash relief as overseas, mixed status military joint filers under Public Law 116-136 (CARES
Act).

Original Cosponsor: Health Care Opportunities for TSA Employees Act

April 27, 2020

During the novel coronavirus outbreak, Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) have continued to bravely serve on the frontlines of aviation security. These workers are regularly in close
contact with travelers throughout the passenger screening process, putting them at a higher risk of exposure to the virus. Unfortunately, a growing number of TSOs at airports across the country have tested positive for COVID-19 or lost their lives to this
disease.   

Cosponsor H.R. 2112 – Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act

April 27, 2020

We invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 2112, the Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act, which would give taxpayers the option to defer a portion of their tax refund into an account that earns interest for six months.