Support Community Health Centers – Urge HRSA to Delay Implementation of Auto-HPSA – Deadline Friday, Oct. 4

This letter calls on the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to delay implementation of the update to the auto-HPSA (Health Professional Shortage Area) calculation that will lead Community Health Centers in states like Connecticut, Wisconsin,
Nebraska, Alaska, Wisconsin, South Dakota, and Maine to lose opportunities to recruit and retain providers that are eligible for national health services corps (NHSC) loan repayment. The proposed changes are scheduled to go into effect beginning January 1,
2020, despite the process lacking transparency and creating confusion because of fluctuating scores.

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DEADLINE TOMORROW AT 10AM – Fight Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer – Cosponsor Johanna’s Law Reauthorization

To mark the end of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, I invite you to become an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize Johanna’s Law. This year, more than 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian, and we will lose almost 14,000 of our mothers,
sisters, daughters, and friends to ovarian cancer. Additionally, more than 13,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 will die.

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Fight Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer – Cosponsor Johanna’s Law Reauthorization

To mark the end of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, I invite you to become an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize Johanna’s Law. This year, more than 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian, and we will lose almost 14,000 of our mothers,
sisters, daughters, and friends to ovarian cancer. Additionally, more than 13,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 will die.

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Fight Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer – Cosponsor Johanna’s Law Reauthorization

To mark the end of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, I invite you to become an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize Johanna’s Law. This year, more than 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian, and we will lose almost 14,000 of our mothers,
sisters, daughters, and friends to ovarian cancer. Additionally, more than 13,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 will die.

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Fight Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer – Cosponsor Johanna’s Law Reauthorization

To mark the end of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, I invite you to become an original cosponsor of legislation to reauthorize Johanna’s Law. This year, more than 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian, and we will lose almost 14,000 of our mothers,
sisters, daughters, and friends to ovarian cancer. Additionally, more than 13,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 will die.

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Keep Families Together – Change the Definition of an Unaccompanied Child

I will be introducing legislation that amends the definition within the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) to ensure a child who arrives at the border with a parent, stepparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sister, or brother is an accompanied
child. Currently, if a child arrives with any relative other than a parent, they are deemed an unaccompanied child, and placed in the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s care. Today, HHS endorsed this change during the Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations
Subcommittee Hearing.

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Keep Families Together – Change the Definition of an Unaccompanied Child

I will be introducing legislation that amends the definition within the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) to ensure a child who arrives at the border with a parent, stepparent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sister, or brother is an accompanied
child. Currently, if a child arrives with any relative other than a parent, they are deemed an unaccompanied child, and placed in the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s care. Today, HHS endorsed this change during the Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations
Subcommittee Hearing.

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