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COVID19: Bipartisan Bill to Expand Emergency Benefits

March 18, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Antonio Delgado Sent By: Matthew.Gerson@mail.house.gov Pandemic Response and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act The PREP Act would expand the menu of benefits available under the President’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Sponsors: Reps. Antonio Delgado, Jaime Herrera Beutler & Chairwoman Dina Titus (Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management) Cosponsors: Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick

Support the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in FY’21

March 18, 2020

I ask that you support the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in the FY’21 Interior Appropriations bill.

UPDATES: Emergency Money to the People Act

March 18, 2020

We invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of the Emergency Money to the People Act to get emergency money to Americans hit hardest by COVID-19’s economic impacts. 

Support Whistleblowers and OSC Funding in FY 2021

March 18, 2020

Join the Co-Chairs of the Whistleblower Protection Caucus in supporting federal government whistleblowers by signing our Fiscal Year 2021 programmatic letter requesting $31.5 million for the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

Reject funding for Family Separation in FY21

March 18, 2020

Please join us in urging Homeland Security Appropriators to reject a blanket policy of separating families at the border and instead restore funding for community-based alternatives to detention, including the Family Case Management Program (FCMP), and require
that the program be operated by not-for-profit entities in providing services to immigrants.

Help Defend State and Local Networks from Cyberattacks

March 18, 2020

In 2019, ransomware attacks crippled State and local agencies in Louisiana, the City of Baltimore, MD, 22 towns in Texas, a school district in Syracuse, and many other communities scattered across the country. Cities from Albany to Atlanta have been impacted
– to the tune of nearly $20 million, in some cases.

Support Students During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 18, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, higher education institutions across the country are bringing students back from study abroad programs, canceling educational programming, and moving to online classes. Most recently, some schools have required
their students to move out of their on-campus housing for the duration of their spring classes and relocate to other homes.

Join the Bipartisan Congressional Deaf Caucus

March 18, 2020

We would like to encourage you to join our efforts in expanding awareness and support for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community by joining the Congressional Deaf Caucus. According to the NIH, an estimated 15% of American adults aged 18 and over report some
trouble with hearing. Those who experience auditory issues face communicative challenges throughout their lifetime.

FAMILIES NEED HELP NOW – INCLUDE AN EXPANDED, FULLY REFUNDABLE CHILD TAX CREDIT & LOOKBACK FOR CTC and EITC

March 18, 2020

As talks are underway for the third coronavirus emergency package, I invite you to join a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy urging them to include an expanded, fully refundable Child Tax Credit and Lookback Provision for the Earned Income Tax
Credit and Child Tax Credit.