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Support TRIO during Covid-19 Crisis

April 30, 2020

The COVID crisis is hitting TRIO’s low-income and first-generation students especially hard, along with TRIO’s veterans and unemployed adults. As schools are closed, we estimate 45% of TRIO students do not have laptops or high-speed internet to complete
coursework, apply for college or financial aid, or continue support services to stay on the college pipeline. This digital divide is especially difficult in rural areas. Many college students could stop out this semester and not return.

Support 2020 National Nurses Week Resolution during COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Please join Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Dave Joyce in cosponsoring this bipartisan resolution recognizing National Nurses Week for May 6-12, 2020. The Senate companion is led by Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). 

CLOSING TODAY: Bipartisan Letter Urging USDA To Continue Ensuring Children Have Access to Food During COVID-19

April 29, 2020

Please join Congressman Trone and Congressman Young in sending a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Agriculture urging the continued support of programs that ensure children have access to nutritious food during the COVID-19 pandemic. As families across
the country face economic insecurity due to COVID-19, we ask for the Department of Agriculture to take the following steps: 

Cosponsor H.R. 6600: The Point-of-Care Testing Prize Competitions Act of 2020

April 29, 2020

I write to invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 6600, the Point-of-Care Testing Prize Competitions Act of 2020.

PROTECT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND STALKING

April 29, 2020

We urge you to become a cosponsor of the Safe at Home Act (H.R. 4705) to help protect victims of sexual violence and stalking by strengthening Address Confidentiality Programs (ACP).

EXTENDED: Bipartisan Letter Urging USDA To Continue Ensuring Children Have Access to Food During COVID-19

April 28, 2020

Please join Congressman Trone and Congressman Young in sending a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Agriculture urging the continued support of programs that ensure children have access to nutritious food during the COVID-19 pandemic. As families across
the country face economic insecurity due to COVID-19, we ask for the Department of Agriculture to take the following steps: 

Deadline extended: Support Suicide Prevention in Next COVID19 Package

April 28, 2020

As Congress continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we hope you will join us to call on leadership to include provisions related to suicide prevention in the next COVID-19 package. We must support our nation’s system of crisis response services,
fortify our emergency departments to adequately respond to self-harm, and prepare schools to address the mental health needs of children upon their return in the fall.