Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706)

Sending Office: Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: Daniel.Dick@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706) Dear Colleague: I write to request your support for the Startup in a Day Act (H.R. 3706), which would provide Small Business Administration’s (SBA) grants to state and local communities to […]

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Support Minority, Women, and Low-Income Banks & Credit Unions

Black banks have long
served low- and moderate-income neighborhoods by providing mortgages, opportunities to build credit, and welcoming places to deposit earnings, but they are now in danger of disappearing.  The

New Market Tax Credit (NMTC), a venture capital program intended to attract investment to these lower income neighborhoods which need it the most, has instead put money in the pockets of a few wealthy developers.  Additionally, the Great Recession hit black
banks hard.  Creative Investment Research, a firm that monitors minority-owned financial institutions, found that nearly a quarter have gone out of business, and predicts there will only be seven left in the entire country by 2028 if the status quo does not
change.

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DEADLINE TOMORROW: Sign Letter Opposing Draconian U.S. Sanctions on Iran Causing Shortages of Life Saving Medicine

Please join us in signing this letter to Secretary Mnuchin expressing concern over U.S. sanctions on Iranian medicine that are impacting thousands of patients suffering from pediatric cancer and other chronic, advanced, or rare diseases. These sanctions
have led to medicine and medical equipment shortages and put vital medication out of reach for ordinary Iranians. While the Administration maintains that these sanctions don’t affect humanitarian supplies, like life-saving medicine, there is reporting that
indicates otherwise.

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Chairman Nadler’s Dear Colleague on Articles of Impeachment

Today we introduced Articles of Impeachment to respond to President Donald J. Trump’s ongoing and persistent effort to corrupt and manipulate the 2020 election, at the expense of our national interest, and his unprecedented effort to obstruct Congress’s
work to hold him accountable.

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Co-sponsor the “Survey Our Military Impacted Schools Act”

Of the more than 1.2 million school-aged children of servicemen and women, more than
80 percent attend public schools. Virtually all school districts educate a child whose parent or guardian is serving in our Armed Forces, whether stationed here or abroad and whether on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserves. 

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Support Minority, Women, and Low-Income Banks & Credit Unions

Black banks have long
served low- and moderate-income neighborhoods by providing mortgages, opportunities to build credit, and welcoming places to deposit earnings, but they are now in danger of disappearing.  The

New Market Tax Credit (NMTC), a venture capital program intended to attract investment to these lower income neighborhoods which need it the most, has instead put money in the pockets of a few wealthy developers.  Additionally, the Great Recession hit black
banks hard.  Creative Investment Research, a firm that monitors minority-owned financial institutions, found that nearly a quarter have gone out of business, and predicts there will only be seven left in the entire country by 2028 if the status quo does not
change.

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Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Retirement Savings for Family Caregivers

As Americans across the country seek to ensure they have a strong safety net for their retirement, it is important that the federal government provides adequate access to retirement savings vehicles. Under current law, employees aged 50 and older are eligible
to utilize catch-up contributions to make additional deposits to their 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other eligible retirement accounts.

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