Support Community Health Centers

Please join us in signing the attached letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro encouraging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to continue support for the Health Centers program in FY2017.

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Prevent Bonuses for Senior IRS Employees

Please join me in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them to include language in fiscal year 2017 which would prohibit senior executives within the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) from receiving bonuses.

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Call on Speaker Ryan to Protect Older Americans

We would like to invite you to join the Seniors Task Force in sending the attached letter to Speaker Ryan. The letter raises our concern that, once again, the Republican majority is preparing to introduce a budget resolution that would significantly harm older Americans.

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USDA Rural Housing

Please join us in sending the following letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies to respectfully request adequate funding for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing programs.

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Letter from Sen. Paul to the Budget Committee about ‘The Waste Report’

As the Chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and author of ‘The Waste Report,’ Senator Rand Paul yesterday sent a letter to the Chairman of the Budget Committee Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) seeking to include and consider his findings of $1.12 billion of wasteful spending from ‘The Waste Report’ in the FY2017 budget.

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Closing COB Today! Protect the Integrity of SNAP

Please join us in urging House Leadership and the Budget Committee to protect the integrity of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Budget Committee is set to mark-up the FY 2017 Budget, and for the past number of years they have proposed block granting this vital safety net program. Block granting will rob SNAP of its greatest strength: its ability to expand in times of economic or natural disaster, and then retract when conditions improve. Stand with us is sending a strong message that SNAP should be strengthened, not weakened.

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