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Join Adams, Eshoo’s Letter to FDA re Hydroxychloroquine Oversight, Shortages and Safety

April 14, 2020

Please join Rep. Eshoo and me in sending a letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn regarding the recent Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to allow physicians to prescribe hydroxychloroquine sulfate (HCQ) and chloroquine phosphate (CQ) as untested, potential
therapeutics to COVID-19 patients.

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

April 14, 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.

Deadline Extended to COB: Bicameral Cuellar/Heinrich Letter to Stop Border Wall Construction

April 14, 2020

Please join me in urging Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, Attorney General William Barr, and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to stop ongoing wall construction at the southern border as our nation responds to COVID-19.

PANDEMIC PRICE CAPS ON LIFE-SAVING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

April 14, 2020

Please join me in sending a letter to leadership urging bold action in the next COVID-19 stimulus/disaster relief package to address prescription drug prices. This letter requests the setting of immediate price caps, through the duration of this pandemic,
for those drugs that treat the medical conditions most adversely affected by COVID-19, like medications for heart disease, insulin for diabetes, and inhalers and steroids for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Letter to Urging HHS to Provide Access to ACA Benefits to DACA Recipients

April 14, 2020

I invite you to sign on to a letter addressed to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to obtain access to benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Access
to health coverage for DACA recipients and their U.S. citizen children is absolutely critical during this pandemic in order to ensure that they have access to COVID-19 testing and treatment, particularly for the 27,000 DACA recipients employed as healthcare
practitioners and supporting occupations on the front lines of responding to COVID-19.

CLOSING COB: Urge CDC to Develop Prioritization Labeling for COVID-19 Tests

April 14, 2020

Hospitals across the country are experiencing a surge of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, but results from testing can take 10 or more days to come back. This is unacceptable, particularly for our priority patients and first responders, and is
a burden on PPE supplies and limited isolation space.

Closing: Support Health Facilities and Their Workforce Sign-On Letter

April 14, 2020

Across the county, front-line health care workers and first responders are selflessly treating COVID-19 patients, often without the resources they need or deserve.

JOIN THE CONGRESSIONAL AMERICA 250 CAUCUS

April 14, 2020

We are writing to invite you to become a member of the newly created Congressional America 250 Caucus — a bipartisan caucus that will be comprised of members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.