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Cosponsor H.Res. 763, a Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities
of deep poverty. In 2018, more than 17.3 million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or
less for a family of four. In 2017, over 30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities of deep
poverty. In 2018, more than 17.3 million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or less for
a family of four. In 2017, over 30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities of deep
poverty. In 2018, more than 17.3 million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or less for
a family of four. In 2017, over 30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities of deep poverty. In 2018, more
than 17.3 million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or less for a family of four. In
2017, over 30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Support Equality for Puerto Rico

I write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 4901, legislation which would allow Puerto Rico to resolve its status issues through a federally-sponsored plebiscite.  Puerto Ricans suffer from legalized inequality, which has resulted in numerous crises in the past
decade.

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Become an Original Cosponsor of Resolution Expressing Support for the Development of a National Strategic Plan to End Deep Poverty

Our nation is the richest on earth, yet despite that wealth, we have far too many individuals and families facing the harsh realities of deep poverty. In 2018, more than 17.3
million people in the United States still lived in deep poverty, which is defined as having an income below half of the federal poverty line. In 2018, that equated to $6,392 or less for a single person and $12,850 or less for a family of four. In 2017, over
30 percent of all children lived in deep poverty.

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Support Equality for Puerto Rico

I write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 4901, legislation which would allow Puerto Rico to resolve its status issues through a federally-sponsored plebiscite.  Puerto Ricans suffer from legalized inequality, which has resulted in numerous crises in the past
decade.

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Join 234 Bipartisan Cosponsors on H.R. 2420!

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 60 million Latinos, or 18.3 percent of the population, currently reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will reach
119 million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are also the
largest ethnic group in our country. Yet, Latinos continue facing systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life.

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Bring the History and Cultural Contributions of American Latinos to the Smithsonian

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 60 million Latinos, or 18.3 percent of the population, currently reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will
reach 119 million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are
also the largest ethnic group in our country. Yet, Latinos continue facing systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life.

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Bring the History and Culture of American Latinos to the Smithsonian!

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2420, the National Museum of the American Latino Act. Nearly 60 million Latinos, or 18.3 percent of the population, currently reside in the United States. By 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates this population will
reach 119 million, or nearly 30 percent of the population. Latinos also account for 25 percent of the nation’s 54 million K-12 students in 2016, up from 16 percent in 2000. This young, vibrant, and growing community not only represents the future, but are
also the largest ethnic group in our country. Yet, Latinos continue facing systemic under-representation in nearly every facet of American life.

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