SUPPORT FUNDING FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

Please support funding for the Internal Revenue Service by signing the letter below addressed to the Financial Services Appropriation Subcommittee Chair and Ranking Member requesting $12.3 billion for Fiscal Year 2017. The $12.3 billion request is equal to the level of funds recommended in the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget submission.

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Help Working Families Afford Diapers

Due to the high cost of diapers and related supplies, working families struggle to afford diapers for their infant or toddler. Their income is often insufficient to cover the cost of rent, food and transportation, much less the basic needs for their infant.

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Support a Criminal Investigation into the Flint Water Crisis

Please join the us in supporting the announcement of a criminal investigation into the ongoing Flint water crisis. This is a catastrophe that deserves the full attention of the federal government, and we hope you will join us in supporting a thorough federal investigation into the decisions that left residents of Flint exposed to a dangerous water supply for so long.

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Support the Ellison and Issa Amendments to H.R. 1675: Preserve Structured Searchable Data for Corporate Disclosure

H.R. 1675 includes the H.R. 1965, the Small Company Disclosure Act which would require the Securities and Exchange Commission grant exemptions to most public companies from reporting their financial information as searchable XBRL data. Academics, the public, regulators, and investors and the technology companies serving them need access to searchable data detailing corporate financial activity. Documents that are non-searchable must be manually reviewed or expensively parsed to extract useful information, which is unnecessarily time consuming, costly, prone to error, and just plain antiquated.

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H.R. 4172: Build Credit Scores without Debt (v. 2)

People who lack credit scores face significant economic harm. Lenders typically extend credit to those who already have it. Those with insufficient or no credit history are considered high risk, and their loan applications are often rejected. They also pay higher rates for car and renters’ insurance, cell phone and utility deposits and may have barriers to employment.

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