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Let’s Ensure Essential Workers Get The Pay They Deserve: Become an Original Cosponsor of the Essential Pay for Essential Workers Act

April 30, 2020

I invite you to become an original cosponsor of the Essential Pay for Essential Workers Act.

Cosponsor H.R. 2112 – Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act

April 30, 2020

We invite you to cosponsor
H.R. 2112, the Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act, which would give taxpayers the option to defer a portion of their tax refund into an account that earns interest for six months.

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

April 30, 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.

DEADLINE TODAY: Ensure Those Without Internet Access Can Receive Their Economic Impact Payments

April 30, 2020

We invite you to join our letter urging the Department of the Treasury to ensure that Americans without internet access – including low-income individuals and those that live in rural areas – are able to receive their CARES Act Economic Impact Payments as
soon as possible

Cosponsor H.R. 6399, the Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies (SAVE) Act of 2020

April 30, 2020

The DPA provides the government more control during emergencies to direct industrial production. President Trump invoked the DPA on March 18, 2020, which means he has been or will be calling on different businesses to help expand the production and distribution
shortfall of medical supplies. This legislation dovetails with the President’s actions to ensure that America will be able to have a reliable and necessary source of medical supplies during times of emergency. 

Cosponsor H.R. 5888, To increase effectiveness in the pursuit of United States interests and multilateral cooperation at international financial institutions

April 30, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor my legislation which would allow the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury to waive counterproductive voting mandates at International Financial Institutions (IFIs) on a case-by-case basis. Providing this authority will enable the United
States to better pursue its foreign policy goals and enhance international cooperation. 

Cosponsor H.R. 6081, the Holding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act

April 30, 2020

I invite you to cosponsor my bipartisan legislation which would make public detailed information in regard to the corrupt funds held by Iran’s authoritarian theocratic regime. It would also require the U.S. Treasury to brief Congress on how the funds have
been acquired and used. By combining publicly available information with U.S. intelligence, the Holding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act can provide a valuable window into the corrupt business practices of Iran’s top kleptocrats and limit their financial holdings,
which can be used to support and sponsor terrorism.  

SAVE CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP) – CLOSING FRIDAY AT 11:00 A.M.

April 30, 2020

We will be introducing a bicameral bill that will prevent cuts in the federal matching rate for states’ Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – cuts that are scheduled for October 1, 2020. We are seeking original cosponsors on that bill
and are simultaneously seeking co-signers on a letter to leadership urging action to save CHIP in the next COVID-19 package/stimulus. The text of the letter is below.

RENT IS DUE TOMORROW – Cosponsor the Rent & Mortgage Cancellation Act

April 30, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic currently challenging our nation is a public health crisis that will undoubtedly have the greatest effect on poor and working-class community members. We must ensure our nation’s collective well-being by taking
major action to protect the health and economic security of the most vulnerable, including the millions of Americans currently at risk of housing instability and homelessness.