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Invitation to Member Day Hearing on COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Committee on Small Business

April 22, 2020

The Committee on Small Business invites you to testify before the Committee about your COVID-19 response and recovery legislative interests and priorities for the next package. The hearing will take place at
11:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2020 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Deadline (4/24) Sign onto Letter – COVID-19 Request for the Immediate Release of Leonard Peltier and Clemency

April 22, 2020

We invite you to join us on a letter to the White House, Department of Justice, and Federal Bureau of Prisons requesting the immediate release and clemency of Leonard Peltier from the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Florida due to the impact of the
COVID-19 outbreak in the federal prison system. As part of the national response to the coronavirus, the U.S. Department of Justice authorized the Bureau of Prisons to release elderly inmates, and those with underlying health conditions, for protective measures.
Leonard Peltier is currently 75 years old and has serious health issues and is thus at increased risk of contracting the disease.

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

April 22, 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.

Support our Frontline Workers during COVID-19

April 22, 2020

We invite you to join as a co-sponsor of the COVID-19 Frontline Worker Recognition Resolution recognizing our frontline workers’ contributions during the coronavirus pandemic. As veterans of the military and of the nation’s defense
and intelligence agencies, we recognize that our fight against COVID-19 is America’s latest war, and that these workers are serving on the frontlines. They are our infantry and our logistics, our first and last lines of defense, and this resolution serves
as a token of our appreciation for their heroic work. 

Resolution to Ensure Congress Can Continue its Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 22, 2020

The continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are staggering. In the U.S. alone, there are over 824,000 confirmed cases, more than 45,000 lives lost, and more than 22 million initial unemployment claims. This crisis has rippled across the country, impacting
the lives and livelihoods of our families, friends, and neighbors in every one of our Congressional districts.

Sign Letter to Preserve the Research Enterprise in CARES 2

April 22, 2020

Please join us in sending a letter to leadership calling for funding in the next coronavirus relief package to preserve the research enterprise. Like most businesses across the country, research labs have experienced closures, slowdowns, and harm to their
workforce and capabilities. While some research labs are repurposing their efforts for the COVID-19 fight or attempting to telework, many others have seen their federally funded research delayed, halted, or interrupted.

CLOSES TODAY: Sign-on Letter regarding COVID-19 concerns at detention centers nationwide

April 22, 2020

Sending Office: Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: Eddie.Meyer@mail.house.gov Since April 20, the number of detainees who have tested positive with COVID-19 has more than doubled from 126 to 253 detainees.  Current cosigners: Susan A. Davis, James P. McGovern, Earl Blumenauer, Darren Soto, Veronica Escobar, Barbara Lee, Jahana Hayes, Sheila Jackson Lee Deadline to sign on […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Fully Fund PPP

April 22, 2020

These unprecedented times have hit small businesses especially hard. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was designed as a lifeline to protect these pillars of our communities. The PPP was rolled out swiftly and has already helped nearly 1.6 million firms
nationwide. However, incredible demand has seen the initial $350 billion investment run dry.