H.R. 4099 – Homeless Veteran Families Act

While homelessness among our nation’s veterans has recently declined by 47 percent, 39, 471 veterans are still homeless in the U.S. Veterans still account for over nine percent of all homeless adults and so there is more work to do for our homeless veterans.
This is why I urge you to join me in combating veteran homelessness by cosponsoring H.R. 4099, the
‘Homeless Veteran Families Act’.

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Sign On Letter to CMS: Rescind Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements

Please join me in sending a letter to CMS Administrator Verma asking that CMS rescind the harmful and unprecedented guidance, issued this morning, that would allow states to impose work requirements on people eligible for Medicaid. This guidance contradicts
the clear intent of Congress in passing the Medicaid Act to provide health care low-income people. Imposing work requirements on Medicaid recipients would not only be ineffective, it is also unnecessary. Many Medicaid recipients already work multiple low-paying
jobs that do not afford them the ability to pay for even their most basic needs. The imposition of work requirements not authorized by Congress would only worsen the hardship of Medicaid recipients already struggling to make ends meet.

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Help Low-Income Students Overcome Unnecessary Financial Barriers

For more than 30 years, Pell Grants have greatly improved opportunities for low-income students to attend college. These needs-based grants alleviate some of the worries students have about financing their education and allow them instead to focus on their
academic achievement. In 2015, 8.2 million students received Pell Grants and were better off financially and academically.

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Sign On Letter to CMS: Rescind Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements

Please join me in sending a letter to CMS Administrator Verma asking that CMS rescind the harmful and unprecedented guidance, issued this morning, that would allow states to impose work requirements on people eligible for Medicaid. This guidance contradicts
the clear intent of Congress in passing the Medicaid Act to provide health care low-income people. Imposing work requirements on Medicaid recipients would not only be ineffective, it is also unnecessary. Many Medicaid recipients already work multiple low-paying
jobs that do not afford them the ability to pay for even their most basic needs. The imposition of work requirements not authorized by Congress would only worsen the hardship of Medicaid recipients already struggling to make ends meet.

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