Cosponsor the SSI Restoration Act

Dear Colleague,

SSI was created to replace the patchwork system of federal grants to states which aided the aged, blind, or disabled. For disability applications, individuals must suffer from a severe impairment that will last at least 12 months or result in death and that makes it impossible to engage in substantial work. A basic problem is that the program is still designed for 1972, the year it was signed into law by President Nixon. The financial constraints are so stiff that a growing number of older SSI recipients are homeless.

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Cosponsor H. Con. Res. 114, a Resolution Calling for a Robust Debate and Authorization for Any U.S. Combat Role in Iraq

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: kyle.smith@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Con.Res. 114 Date: 9/19/2014 Cosponsor H. Con. Res. 114, a Resolution Calling for a Robust Debate and Authorization for Any Sustained U.S. Combat Role in Iraq or Syria Cosponsors: McGovern, Grayson, Defazio, Welch, Pocan, McDermott, Conyers, Clarke, O’Rourke, Tsongas, Pingree, Honda, Nolan Dear Colleague: Over […]

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Protect Farmworkers

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: norma.salazar@mail.house.gov Date: 7/30/2014 Current Signers: Tony Cárdenas, George Miller, Barbara Lee, Corrine Brown, Marcy Kaptur, Rubén Hinojosa, Mike Honda, Juan Vargas, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Grace F. Napolitano, Adam B. Schiff, John Conyers Jr.,Jim McDermott, Jim Moran, José E. Serrano, Maxine Waters, Charles B. Rangel, Joe Garcia, Grace Meng, Alan Lowenthal, […]

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Urge Speaker Boehner to Establish a Select Committee on Income Inequality

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: lola.bobrowski@mail.house.gov Date: 7/29/2014 Urge Speaker Boehner to Establish a Select Committee on Income Inequality Dear Colleague, Join us in urging Speaker Boehner to establish a Select Committee on Income Inequality to focus on the issues that everyday people face instead of spending taxpayer dollars on an investigation that […]

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TOMORROW: CPC Ad Hoc Hearing: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: norma.salazar@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Congressional Progressive Caucus Ad-Hoc Hearing Kids First: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis Dear Colleague: The Congressional Progressive Caucus would like to invite you to an Ad Hoc Hearing to receive first-hand testimony from unaccompanied minors and expert witnesses that stresses the importance of prioritizing […]

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TOMORROW-CPC Ad Hoc Hearing: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: norma.salazar@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Congressional Progressive Caucus Ad-Hoc Hearing Kids First: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis Dear Colleague: The Congressional Progressive Caucus would like to invite you to an Ad Hoc Hearing to receive first-hand testimony from unaccompanied minors and expert witnesses that stresses the importance of prioritizing […]

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