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Support the First Step Toward Mental Health Equity: COSPONSOR H.R. 5469 – THE PURSUING EQUITY IN MENTAL HEALTH ACT OF 2019

April 30, 2020

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of
H.R. 5469 – The Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019.

Seeking Original Cosponsors for Bill to Support Families of Fallen Frontline Healthcare Workers

April 30, 2020

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez invites you to be an original cosponsor of the America’s Frontline Protection Act. The America’s Frontline Protection Act will give the families of frontline medical personnel, including but not limited to physicians, nurses,
technicians, aides, emergency and routine transportation personnel, custodial staff, and any staff exposed to medical waste, who die from COVID-19 access to benefits. Victims’ families would be eligible for cash benefits for both economic and non-economic
losses.

Let’s Ensure Essential Workers Get The Pay They Deserve: Become an Original Cosponsor of the Essential Pay for Essential Workers Act

April 30, 2020

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Essential Pay for Essential Workers Act.

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

April 30, 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.

Cosponsor H.R. 1295 – Expanding Penalty Free Withdrawal Act of 2019

April 30, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 1295 – Expanding Penalty Free Withdrawal Act of 2019, which would prevent those who are long-term unemployed from having to pay excessive fees for tapping into their retirement accounts.

Letter Supporting Christians in Algeria

April 30, 2020

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom recently recommended the inclusion of Algeria on the U.S. Department of State’s Special Watch List for engaging in or tolerating severe violations of religious freedom pursuant to the International
Religious Freedom Act (IRFA). You can read USCIRF’s recommendation’s
here.

URGE DHS TO KEEP VAPE SHOPS OFF ESSENTIAL BUSINESS LIST DURING COVID-19!

April 30, 2020

Over the past several weeks we have seen reports of Vape shops defying state laws to close their businesses during this COVID-19 quarantine, and lobbying the Administration to be considered essential businesses under the Department of Homeland Security official
guidance.  Please join me in sending a letter to the DHS Acting Secretary requesting that vape shops not be included on the “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” advisory list, and that as we build plans to re-open our communities, vape shops not be
prioritized for opening ahead of other non-essential business establishments.

DEADLINE TODAY: Ensure Those Without Internet Access Can Receive Their Economic Impact Payments

April 30, 2020

We invite you to join our letter urging the Department of the Treasury to ensure that Americans without internet access – including low-income individuals and those that live in rural areas – are able to receive their CARES Act Economic Impact Payments as
soon as possible

Support Mental Health Needs During COVID-19 Crisis

April 30, 2020

Please join me in sending a letter to House and Senate leadership requesting that Congress prioritize the mental health needs of young adults in upcoming legislation to respond to COVID-19.
The deadline to sign onto this letter is COB Friday, May 1.

Cosponsor the Domestic Violence Public Health Emergency Guidance Act

April 30, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor the Domestic Violence Public Health Emergency Guidance Act. This important legislation would require the Attorney General to provide guidance to assist state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies as they address increases
in incidents of domestic violence exacerbated by the COVID-19 public health emergency and stay-at-home orders.