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Letter to VP Pence and CDC: Prioritize Emergency Responders in COVID-19 Testing

April 2, 2020

Across our nation, first responders such as firefighters and police are working to help our communities respond to and contain the Coronavirus Disease, in addition to the critical work they are already charged with completing. As our nation’s wildfire season
begins, the challenge the outbreak will have on our firefighting forces is visceral. For our local police, the implementation of shelter in place orders and other community mitigation measures require healthy and robust workforces. 

Support Emergency Cash Relief for all American Families during COVID-19

April 2, 2020

There have been recent economic outlook
reports forecasting that the coronavirus shock could claim millions of jobs by this summer. Many people already cannot afford to pay for sudden medical bills or other unforeseen emergencies. This current trend of lost jobs and wages will only worsen health
outcomes and the financial well-being of every American and our nation as a whole. We must enact bold policy measures for the government to step in and finance large portions of losses in household consumption in order to stabilize the economy right now.  

Letter to VP Pence and CDC: Prioritize Emergency Responders in COVID-19 Testing

April 2, 2020

Across our nation, first responders such as firefighters and police are working to help our communities respond to and contain the Coronavirus Disease, in addition to the critical work they are already charged with completing. As our nation’s wildfire season
begins, the challenge the outbreak will have on our firefighting forces is visceral. For our local police, the implementation of shelter in place orders and other community mitigation measures require healthy and robust workforces. 

Cosponsor the Strengthening UI for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act

April 2, 2020

Please join as a cosponsor of the Strengthening UI for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act.
This bill would strengthen the CARES Act by including four provisions that were included in the House Democrats’ H.R. 6379, Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, but were stripped out by the Senate Republicans.

Join the U.S. Congressional Coronavirus Task Force

April 2, 2020

This letter is to inform you about the newly created bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force and to invite you to join us on this task force. This task force will marshal the collective experience and expertise of Members of Congress
and Congressional Committees to produce an action plan and provide input into health policy and legislative efforts, be a vehicle for receiving and disseminating information on a regular basis to the entire Congress and the general public, to advocate for
needed resources, and to work with the Administration to act promptly on all matters related to combatting the coronavirus.

Letter to VP Pence and CDC: Prioritize Emergency Responders in COVID-19 Testing

April 2, 2020

Across our nation, first responders such as firefighters and police are working to help our communities respond to and contain the Coronavirus Disease, in addition to the critical work they are already charged with completing. As our nation’s wildfire season
begins, the challenge the outbreak will have on our firefighting forces is visceral. For our local police, the implementation of shelter in place orders and other community mitigation measures require healthy and robust workforces. 

Become a Co-Sponsor of the COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grants Act

March 31, 2020

I invite you to join me as a sponsor of H.R. 6292, the COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grants Act of 2020, which establishes a $1 billion fund to provide direct relief to ranchers,
farmers, and small businesses that suffer an economic loss as a result of devastation unleashed by the pandemic.

Help Prevent Future Outbreaks: Cosponsor the Allied Health Personnel Shortage Act

March 31, 2020

Please join me in cosponsoring the Allied Health Personnel Shortage Act to address a growing shortage of clinical lab professionals nationwide as well as other associated healthcare workers. As you know, allied health professionals are individuals that are
employed in delivering health services but are distinct from medicine or nursing. These careers include clinical lab technicians, respiratory therapists, radiographers, amongst others.

Cosponsor the COVID-19 Workforce Emergency Response Act

March 31, 2020

I urge you to cosponsor H.R. 6402 – the COVID-19 Workforce Emergency Response Act
to help address the economic and unemployment crisis facing Americans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.