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Cosponsor the “Coronavirus Workers’ Compensation for TSA Employees Act”

April 30, 2020

On March 13, the President declared a nationwide emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic.  State-by-state, governors and local elected officials have shuttered non-essential businesses and asked residents to “flatten the curve” by staying at home, exercising
social distancing, and utilizing thorough cleaning methods to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus.

Cosponsor H.R. 5986, the Environmental Justice For All Act

April 30, 2020

Environmental policy should be based on justice and equity for all people, and we need new legislation to make that happen. Children of color continue to suffer from unusually high asthma rates. Major pollution sources – including chemical plants, fossil
fuel refineries, and waste incinerators – still disproportionately harm low income communities and are often located not far from a school or residential neighborhood.

HELP U.S. PORTS IN NEXT COVID-19 PACKAGE COB Tomorrow

April 30, 2020

We write today to get your support to include all our ports in the next COVID-19 relief package. While Congress has done good work to address many impacted industries, ports have so far been left out of those recent relief programs. Yet, they are still impacted
by this crisis and need critical resources to continue their work.

Last Call for Originals: Cosponsor the “Coronavirus Workers’ Compensation for TSA Employees Act”

April 30, 2020

On March 13, the President declared a nationwide emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic.  State-by-state, governors and local elected officials have shuttered non-essential businesses and asked residents to “flatten the curve” by staying at home, exercising
social distancing, and utilizing thorough cleaning methods to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus.

HELP U.S. PORTS IN NEXT COVID-19 PACKAGE

April 29, 2020

We write today to get your support to include all our ports in the next COVID-19 relief package. While Congress has done good work to address many impacted industries, ports have so far been left out of those recent relief programs. Yet, they are still impacted
by this crisis and need critical resources to continue their work.

Cosponsor Legislation to Compensate Families of Essential Workers Who Have Paid the Ultimate Price

April 29, 2020

All Americans are dependent on essential workers who risk exposure to the coronavirus as they work to provide essential products and services to our nation. It is heartbreaking to learn about essential workers who have become severely ill and died due to
COVID-19. We are indebted to them and their families and have a responsibility to honor their sacrifice.