Support Professional Equity for Clinical Social Workers (v. 2)

Please join me in becoming an original co-sponsor of the Improve Medicare Beneficiaries’ Access to Mental Health Services Act of 2015, which I will be introducing with Senator Stabenow on Thursday, October 8th. This legislation would ensure that Medicare beneficiaries receive continuous and complete access to high-quality mental health services from clinical social workers (CSWs).

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Join the Bipartisan H. Res. 54 to Restore Mail Delivery Service Standards

On January 5, 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) took action to significantly lower “service standards” to virtually eliminate overnight delivery of first class mail and periodicals. This action will result in the closure or consolidation of an additional 82 postal facilities, slowing down the mail nationwide. It has also had a disproportionate impact on businesses and families in rural areas.

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Protect a vital lifeline for seniors: Cosponsor the Guaranteed 3% COLA for Seniors Act

Social Security has provided vital support to America’s seniors for generations, and the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) has helped many seniors manage their budgets. Currently, the Social Security COLA is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). Unfortunately, this measure fails to adequately capture the types of costs regularly incurred by older Americans.

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