Support Seniors

Please join us in encouraging the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee to appropriate no less than $357,724,000 for the Older Americans Act’s (OAA) Home and Community-Based Supportive Services (HCBS) program.

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Support Fewer, Better Assessments (v. 2)

Please join us in asking the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee to fully fund State Assessment Grants, which are authorized at $378 million in the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Prioritize Job Corps Funding in FY 2017 Labor-HHS Appropriations

We are asking you to join us in sending an important letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education and Related Services (Labor-HHS) that prioritizes funding for Job Corps in the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017.

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Don’t let the SEC take away paper statements from Seniors and the Poor

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed Rule 30e-3 makes it easier for mutual funds to stop providing clients’ with paper financial statements. This disproportionally impacts elderly investors, who own nearly half of mutual fund assets, and those residing in rural communities who often do not have access to the Internet.

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Strengthen the Nursing Workforce–Support Title VIII

Please join us in signing the attached letter urging the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS-ED) Appropriations Subcommittee to maintain strong support for the Health Resources Services Administration Nursing Workforce Development programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act) in Fiscal Year 2017.

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Support National, Scenic and Historic Trails in FY17!

Last year, the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, USDA Forest Service, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, assembled a comprehensive land protection package focused on national historic and scenic trails projects under the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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