BRIEFING: Changes at the Corporation for National and Community Service

As co-chairs of the National Service Caucus, Representatives Price and Matsui invite you to attend a staff-only briefing with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to discuss the agency’s Transformation
and Sustainability Plan. Agency staff will be present to give an overview of CNCS, the T&S Plan, including the agency’s decision to move to regional offices, and will be able to answer any questions offices may have. 

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Strengthen Our Nursing Workforce

Please join us in securing the future of the Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 296 et seq]) by cosponsoring H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019. Administered
through the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Title VIII programs have supported the recruitment, retention and distribution of highly-educated professionals who comprise our nation’s nursing workforce for more than 50 years.

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Recognize the Creation of the Oldest Civil Rights Organization in America The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of a resolution recognizing the 110th anniversary of the NAACP.  As you know, the mission of the NAACP is to ensure equal political, educational, social, and economic rights for all persons.
The NAACP also campaigned to eliminate racial hatred and invidious discrimination. Please join me in honoring the NAACP for its 110 years of faithful service and leadership in the struggle for civil and human rights for all.

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Cosponsor H.R. 1168: The WORKER Act.

For being the wealthiest nation on earth, far too many Americans are struggling with the realities of everyday life—paying the bills, caring for a family, putting food on the table, and keeping a roof over their head.
The future of our economy rests in our ability to alleviate this struggle by innovating and creating new, livable-wage jobs where they are needed most.
We need to encourage and expand STEM education and create a pipeline into the workforce through apprenticeships. We need to make it easier for Americans to get the skills necessary to compete in our shifting economy and to provide the income support services
necessary to succeed.

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Cosponsor the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring H.R. 878, the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act. This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school supplies,
books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

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