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Cosponsor Resolution to Recognize the 45th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

April 23, 2020

Please join me in cosponsoring a resolution recognizing the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, an event commemorated in Vietnamese American communities across the United States.  This event marks the beginning of the Vietnamese American community and
is a watershed moment for that community.

Become a Cosponsor of the COVID-19 Commission Act

April 23, 2020

Presently, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases are over 2,623,000 across the world and over 842,000 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.  

CLOSING MIDNIGHT 4/22 – Support Worker Health and Safety – Sign Leadership Letter for OSHA Guidance and Standards to be Included in Next COVID Response Bill.

April 23, 2020

Please join us in sending this letter to House leadership advocating for the inclusion of language directing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue guidance and regulations aimed at ensuring worker safety and health both during the
COVID-19 pandemic and when the economy begins to open again, especially in light of a recent report by the Washington Post, which found over 3,000 complaints around
workplace safety have been filed with OSHA. 

Cosponsor H.R. 6576: Ban Overdraft Fees during COVID-19 Pandemic

April 23, 2020

Please join me and Rep. Carolyn Maloney as a cosponsor of H.R. 6576, Stop Overdraft Profiteering During COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2020, the House companion to S. 3566 introduced by Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown.

Co-Sponsor H.R. 6210, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

April 23, 2020

We are writing to invite you to cosponsor the
Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6210) bipartisan legislation to ensure that goods made with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China do not enter the United States market.

HELP U.S. PORTS IN NEXT COVID-19 PACKAGE

April 23, 2020

We write today to get your support to include all our ports in the next COVID-19 relief package. While Congress has done good work to address many impacted industries, ports have so far been left out of those recent relief programs.
Yet, they are still impacted by this crisis and need critical resources to continue their work.

Extended Deadline: Support Multifamily Housing Providers in Future Stimulus Packages

April 23, 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.

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

April 23, 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.

EVENT TODAY (April 23): Learn How a Revolutionary Law Will Help Defeat COVID-19

April 23, 2020

            Did you know that a 40 year old law is responsible for moving new discoveries from the lab bench to reality, creating jobs in the STEM professions and leveraging a federal investment in basic research into significant private investments in applied
R&D?  These partnerships are responsible for the rapid advances being made in treating the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLOSING TODAY: Close the Digital Divide! Urge Leadership to Include Funding to Achieve Nationwide Broadband Access in any Post-Coronavirus Recovery Package

April 23, 2020

Please join me in calling on the Congressional Leadership to include in any post-coronavirus economic recovery or stimulus package the funding necessary to ensure that Americans have access to broadband from coast to coast. Not only has the spread of the
coronavirus within our nation’s communities has strained our healthcare systems beyond capacity, shuttered local businesses, and closed schools nationwide, turning the lives of everyday Americans upside down; it has also forced a historic reliance on the internet.
Yet, as of 2019, more than one in four rural residents still lack broadband access.