Cosponsor the FHA Alternative Credit Pilot Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (v. 2)

I am writing to invite you to cosponsor H.R. 123, the FHA Alternative Credit Pilot Program Reauthorization Act of 2017.  According to a study by the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC) and the Brookings Institute, approximately 50 million Americans
have insufficient information in their credit file to calculate a traditional credit score. Additionally, another 50 million people have credit scores that are possibly lower than they would be if non-financial payment data were reported to credit bureaus.
Unfortunately, the credit risk of borrowers cannot be adequately calculated with today’s standardized mortgage underwriting procedures. This is especially true for African-Americans, Latinos, low-income households, the elderly and those under the age of 25.

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Seeking Original Cosponsors: Let’s Increase Wages for American Workers

Please join me in sponsoring a large expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to compensate for the loss of wages of the bottom twenty percent of wage earners since 1979. This will be one of the largest tax cuts for hard working Americans in decades.
Under this plan, over 85 million taxpayers will end up owing nothing to the IRS.

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TODAY: Please Join Us For Employer Solutions to Higher Education Briefing

The bipartisan Franchise and Small Business Caucuses invite you and a staffer to Employer Solutions to Higher Education briefing. Please join us on
TODAY, June 21 at 10:00 AM to learn about various proposals, programs and their impact on employers and participants. 
Refreshments will be served. The briefing will be held in Longworth 1300.

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Support Urban Parks & Green Space

We invite you to become an original co-sponsor of the bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Grant Program Act, a bill that creates a guaranteed source of funding for projects that expand outdoor recreational opportunities in cities across
the country, particularly in underserved areas. The ORLP Act accomplishes this without spending any taxpayer dollars.

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