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DEADLINE TODAY: Support a COVID-19 5 Principle Response that Protects Workers and Communities

April 2, 2020

As we continue to confront the COVID-19 crisis, we urgently need additional relief and stimulus measures to save lives and secure the health and economic security of our constituents. The depth of the crisis and the scope of the response mean that choices
being made right now will shape our society for years, if not decades to come. As we work to advance further spending packages to ensure immediate relief and long-term recovery, we need to consider the interrelated crises of income and wealth inequality, racism,
and ecological decline, which were in place long before COVID-19, and now risk being intensified. In this critical moment, we need to adequately respond to immediate needs and chart a path to a genuinely healthier and more equitable future through a just recovery.

Expand Vote by Mail – We Must Prepare for the November Election!

April 2, 2020

As the recent pandemic has demonstrated, the individual right to vote–the cornerstone of our democracy–is under threat in communities across America as polling locations are being forced to close to the spread of the virus.  That is why for many years
I have fought to expand voting options, such as making it easier to vote by mail. Unfortunately, voting by mail in some states is all but impossible.

JOIN THE CONGRESSIONAL AMERICA 250 CAUCUS

March 25, 2020

We are writing to invite you to become a member of the newly created Congressional America 250 Caucus — a bipartisan caucus that will be comprised of members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Act Now to Keep Americans – and Our Elections – Safe During COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Unless Congress acts quickly, the Novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has the potential to significantly disrupt the 2020 primary and general elections. The virus will likely impact voters who cannot leave their homes as well as those who are under mandatory
or self-imposed quarantines at the recommendation of health experts. According to the Election Assistance Commission,
58% of all poll workers in 2018 were over 60, the prime at-risk population for COVID-19.

URGE PRESIDENT TRUMP TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GET PAID – Letter Signature Deadline: 12pm, Thurs. March 19

March 19, 2020

Please join me in urging President Trump to issue guidance to the entire federal government to expedite payment to contractors and subcontractors, particularly small businesses, with the goal of making payments within 15 days of receiving all relevant documents.
It is imperative for the federal government to provide prompt and in-full payment, to alleviate some of the challenges small business contractors and subcontractors are experiencing amidst COVID-19 response. 

Combat Census Disinformation: Cosponsor the Honest Census Communications Act

March 19, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor my legislation, H.R. 6215 the Honest Census Communications Act, which ensures that any attempt to intentionally spread lies about the once-in-a-decade count is met with severe and appropriate consequences.

Co-Sign: Letter To SBA regarding SBA Disaster Loan Interest Rates

March 19, 2020

I have heard from numerous business owners about the 3.75% interest rates being charged for the SBA Disaster Loans. With so much uncertainty as to when these businesses will be able to get back to operating at full capacity, they are seeking support that
will give their business the most viable means to survive the consequences of this pandemic. For this reason we are asking SBA to take immediate action to lower disaster loan interest rates.  

Combat Census Disinformation: Cosponsor the Honest Census Communications Act

March 16, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor my legislation, H.R. 6215 the Honest Census Communications Act, which ensures that any attempt to intentionally spread lies about the once-in-a-decade count is met with severe and appropriate consequences.

Combat Census Disinformation: Cosponsor the Honest Census Communications Act

March 13, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor my legislation, H.R. 6215 the Honest Census Communications Act, which ensures that any attempt to intentionally spread lies about the once-in-a-decade count is met with severe and appropriate consequences.