Cosponsor the Social Security Administration Accountability Act of 2019

Over the past few decades, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated or closed over 120 field offices –

a 10 percent reduction – without providing local communities or Congress sufficient notification or justification. Consequently, communities already suffering from long wait times and backlogs are now left with little or no access to services.

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Halt Tax Increases for Sick, Disabled, and Older Americans!

With health care costs continuously rising each year, older Americans who live on a fixed income are disproportionately impacted by these increasing costs. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation report, 1 out of every 10 Medicare recipients spend
nearly 60% of their income on health care.1 Addressing these soaring costs is critical to ensuring that all Americans have access to affordable health care options.

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Cosponsor the “Veterans Health Savings Account Act”

I invite you to cosponsor the Veterans Health Savings Account Act of 2019, an important amendment to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. This legislation will provide all Veterans the eligibility to make uninterrupted contributions to health savings accounts
(HSA) and receive medical benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Senator Todd Young will introduce a Senate companion bill.

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LIFT (Livable Incomes for Families Today) the Middle Class Act – June 4th Deadline

I invite you to join me as an original cosponsor of the LIFT (Livable Incomes for Families Today) the Middle Class Act , the companion bill to S.4 that was introduced by Senator Kamala Harris. The LIFT+ Act will provide relief for low- and moderate-income
households by introducing a new tax credit for working class individuals and families. The bill provides additional income to and serves as a buffer for people and families who have seen their cost of living rise without their wages increasing at the same
pace. Unlike the GOP Tax Scam, which was purported to benefit these families but only slashed their refunds, the LIFT+ Act will put real money in their pockets.

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Menstrual Equity For All Act of 2019

I invite you to cosponsor the Menstrual Equity For All Act of 2019.  Menstruation hygiene items, such as pads, tampons, cups, and liners, are necessary purchases for the vast majority of women. Popular culture would have you believe these
products are ubiquitous and cheap, but in truth, many women face difficulty when it comes to access and affordability. I previously wrote an op-ed in Marie Claire outlining many of these issues, which you can read here for more information:

Our Laws Period-Shame Women—So I’m Going to Change Them.

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