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Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020

April 3, 2020

I am writing to inform you that I am developing the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020, to create the Pandemic Risk Reinsurance Program, a system of shared public and private compensation for business interruption losses resulting from future pandemics
or public health emergencies.

COSPONSOR H.R. 6398: Get Urgently Needed Medical Equipment to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

April 3, 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 1 million around the world and 245,000 in the United States. Unfortunately, the virus is continuing to spread rapidly through
our communities and is projected to soon overwhelm our health care system. Health care providers are being forced to reuse the personal protective equipment (PPE) intended to prevent the spread of disease, ventilator supplies are a fraction of what experts
are pleading for, and testing components are in such short supply that only critically ill individuals can receive the COVID-19 test. The American people and our heroic frontline health care providers are desperate for the resources they need to prevent, identify,
and treat COVID-19 cases in order to minimize loss of life.

Support Recurring Payments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020

Reps. Tlaib, Pressley, Cleaver, Raskin, Escobar, Omar, and Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Harris invite you to join them in sending the below bicameral letter
encouraging leadership to include recurring, monthly, direct payments in the fourth coronavirus response package.

Emergency Relief for State, Territorial and Local Governments Act of 2020

April 3, 2020

I invite you to join us as an original cosponsor of the Emergency Relief for State, Territorial and Local Governments Act. The bill will call on the Federal Reserve (“Fed”) to commit to purchasing short-term municipal debt securities (“munis”) as necessary
for stabilizing the COVID-19 pandemic funding needs. The urgent need here is clear: if any entities deserve bailouts, our state, territorial, and local governments ought to be at the top of the list.

COSPONSOR H.R. 6398: Get Urgently Needed Medical Equipment to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

April 3, 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 1-Million across the world and 260,000 in the United States. Unfortunately, the virus is continuing to spread rapidly through our communities and is projected to soon overwhelm our health care system.
Health care providers are being forced to reuse the personal protective equipment (PPE) intended to prevent the spread of disease, ventilator supplies are a fraction of what experts are pleading for, and testing components are in such short supply that only
critically ill individuals can receive the COVID-19 test. The American people and our heroic frontline health care providers are desperate for the resources they need to prevent, identify, and treat COVID-19 cases in order to minimize loss of life.

COSPONSOR H.R. 6398: Get Urgently Needed Medical Equipment to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

April 2, 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 950,000 across the world and 216,000 in the United States. Unfortunately, the virus is continuing to spread rapidly through
our communities and is projected to soon overwhelm our health care system. Health care providers are being forced to reuse the personal protective equipment (PPE) intended to prevent the spread of disease, ventilator supplies are a fraction of what experts
are pleading for, and testing components are in such short supply that only critically ill individuals can receive the COVID-19 test. The American people and our heroic frontline health care providers are desperate for the resources they need to prevent, identify,
and treat COVID-19 cases in order to minimize loss of life.

Cosponsor H.R. 1295 – Expanding Penalty Free Withdrawal Act of 2019

April 2, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 1295 – Expanding Penalty Free Withdrawal Act of 2019, which would prevent those who are long-term unemployed from having to pay excessive fees for tapping into their retirement accounts.

COSPONSOR H.R. 6398: Get Urgently Needed Medical Equipment to Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19

April 2, 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 980,000 across the world and 226,000 in the United States. Unfortunately, the virus is continuing to spread rapidly through our communities and is projected to soon overwhelm our health care system. Health
care providers are being forced to reuse the personal protective equipment (PPE) intended to prevent the spread of disease, ventilator supplies are a fraction of what experts are pleading for, and testing components are in such short supply that only critically
ill individuals can receive the COVID-19 test. The American people and our heroic frontline health care providers are desperate for the resources they need to prevent, identify, and treat COVID-19 cases in order to minimize loss of life.

CLOSING TODAY: Protect America’s Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

Please join me in asking HUD Secretary Carson, CDC Director Redfield, and HHS Secretary Azar what specific steps their agencies are taking to coordinate directly with state and local entities to ensure the proper care of America’s homeless population throughout
the COVID-19 pandemic. In these unprecedented times, it is critical that the most vulnerable Americans are not forgotten by the federal government and receive its direct support.