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Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 28, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Olson-Beyer-Perlmutter Bill: Help Federal Employees, Allow Penalty-Free Retirement Fund Withdrawals

January 25, 2019

Whatever your thoughts on the current partial shutdown, we can all agree that many in our communities who are federal employees, contractors and their families have been placed
in an impossible situation as they work (or remain furloughed) without pay. This makes it harder to pay a mortgage, pay tuition or just make ends meet.

Support the Shutdown Relief Act

January 25, 2019

More than 800,000 federal workers are struggling after missing their first paycheck this week because of the partial government shutdown. For those living paycheck to paycheck, this shutdown presents a
serious financial crisis. To help pay the bills in the interim, some
federal workers have been considering
withdrawing money from their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP is a version of a 401(k) retirement savings plan for federal employees. The program includes both Roth and traditional account options.

Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 25, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Support the Shutdown Relief Act

January 25, 2019

More than 800,000 federal workers are struggling after missing their second paycheck this week because of the partial government shutdown. For those living paycheck to paycheck, this shutdown presents a
serious financial crisis. To help pay the bills in the interim, some
federal workers have been considering
withdrawing money from their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP is a version of a 401(k) retirement savings plan for federal employees. The program includes both Roth and traditional account options.

Support the Shutdown Relief Act

January 24, 2019

More than 800,000 federal workers are struggling after missing their first paycheck this week because of the partial government shutdown. For those living paycheck to paycheck, this shutdown presents a
serious financial crisis. To help pay the bills in the interim, some
federal workers have been considering
withdrawing money from their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP is a version of a 401(k) retirement savings plan for federal employees. The program includes both Roth and traditional account options.

Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns

January 24, 2019

Sending Office: Honorable Anna G. Eshoo Sent By: Eric.Henshall@mail.house.gov         Request for Cosponsor(s) Cosponsor the Presidential Tax Transparency Act to Require Presidents and Presidential Candidates to Release Their Tax Returns 116th Cosponsors: Reps. Pascrell, McCollum, Cooper, Dingell, Khanna, DeGette, Watson Coleman, Yarmuth, Moore, McEachin, Espaillat, McGovern, Frederica Wilson, Beatty, Wasserman Schultz, Sarbanes, Cohen, Jayapal, Garcia, […]

Become an Original Co-Sponsor the Educator’s Expense Deduction Modernization Act of 2019

January 24, 2019

I am writing to ask you to join me in co-sponsoring the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act.  This legislation will double the amount educators are able to deduct on qualified out-of-pocket classroom expenses – such as basic school
supplies, books, and other instructional materials – from $250 to $500. The deductions would also be indexed to inflation.

Cosponsor Bipartisan Human Trafficking Survivor Tax Relief Act

January 24, 2019

We ask that you join us in supporting H.R. 619, the Human Trafficking Survivor Tax Relief Act. This bipartisan legislation was introduced in January 2019 during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Senators John Cornyn and Ron Wyden introduced
the Senate companion, S. 169.

Co-Sponsor H.R. 720, Unemployment Compensation Act

January 24, 2019

During the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, more than 420,000 federal workers have been required to work without pay. In an attempt to ease the impact of the shutdown on the American people, President Trump has designated an additional 50,000
employees as “essential” – requiring them to come back to work without pay. Yet the Trump administration has refused to allow states to offer unemployment benefits to federal workers who are required to work without pay during the shutdown.