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CLOSING TOMORROW: Join Letter to USDA Regarding Cattle Markets and The Ongoing Investigation Into Meat-Packer Margins

April 30, 2020

Please join me in the attached letter to Sec. Perdue, asking USDA to swiftly release their findings from the ongoing investigation into meat-packer margins. This investigation began in August of last year and was recently expanded to encompass the more recent
CV-19 market concerns. The letter also raises many of the market-related concerns our office has been hearing from beef producers across the country in the wake of the CV-19 pandemic.

Expanding Eligibility of COVID-19 Recovery Rebates to All Mixed Status Joint Filers

April 30, 2020

Please join us as a cosponsor to H.R. 6485, the Recovery Rebates Improvement Act (RRIA), to ensure that mixed status households can be eligible for the same cash relief as overseas, mixed status military joint filers under Public Law 116-136 (CARES
Act).

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.

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 FEMA Non-Federal Cost-Share Waiver in CARES 2

April 30, 2020

Please join me in asking House Leadership to include language in the next COVID-19 relief package waiving Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) non-federal cost-sharing requirements for states.  This will help to relieve states of undue financial burdens
when they are already reeling from the economic impacts of this crisis.

Cosponsor H.R. 6362 the Public Health Emergency Shelter Act

April 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the nation facing unprecedented public health and economic crises that has exacerbated underlying inequalities and devastated those already living on the margins.  Individuals and families experiencing homelessness are particularly
vulnerable to the effects of this crisis. Lacking both safe, stable shelter and access to medical resources, those experiencing homelessness continue to be hardest hit by this pandemic.