Increase Financial Security for Low-Income Families – support the ASSET Act

We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 5848, the
Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests, or ASSET, Act, which would increase the financial security of low-income families by helping them save for the future and move towards self-sufficiency. The bill eliminates asset limits as
a means of eligibility for three vital public assistance programs and raises asset limits for a fourth program. Rather than shredding the safety net by imposing new bureaucratic hurdles for families, as proposed by President Trump in his budget released last
week, the ASSET Act presents an alternative, positive vision for vital public assistance programs. This bill would remove a barrier to saving,
increase economic opportunity, and

put financial security more easily in reach for vulnerable families across the country.

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DEADLINE TODAY Co-Sign Bi-Partisan Bi-Cameral Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the director of the Census Bureau, for updates on any steps that the Census Bureau has taken to ensure that computers in public spaces are able to access the 2020 Census form. Due to the nature of the 2020
Census form’s formatting, it may not be accessible by computers with hardware over a decade old. This is an issue especially affecting rural communities who rely heavily on resources in community spaces. The 2020 Census will be used to allocate over a trillion
dollars in federal funding that will impact the life of every American. As Members of Congress, we must ensure that all our constituents are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Co-Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the director of the Census Bureau, for updates on any steps that the Census Bureau has taken to ensure that computers in public spaces are able to access the 2020 Census form. Due to the nature of the 2020
Census form’s formatting, it may not be accessible by computers with hardware over a decade old. This is an issue especially affecting rural communities who rely heavily on resources in community spaces. The 2020 Census will be used to allocate over a trillion
dollars in federal funding that will impact the life of every American. As Members of Congress, we must ensure that all our constituents are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Co-Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the director of the Census Bureau, for updates on any steps that the Census Bureau has taken to ensure that computers in public spaces are able to access the 2020 Census form. Due to the nature of the 2020
Census form’s formatting, it may not be accessible by computers with hardware over a decade old. This is an issue especially affecting rural communities who rely heavily on resources in community spaces. The 2020 Census will be used to allocate over a trillion
dollars in federal funding that will impact the life of every American. As Members of Congress, we must ensure that all our constituents are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Co-Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the director of the Census Bureau, for updates on any steps that the Census Bureau has taken to ensure that computers in public spaces are able to access the 2020 Census form. Due to the nature of the 2020
Census form’s formatting, it may not be accessible by computers with hardware over a decade old. This is an issue especially affecting rural communities who rely heavily on resources in community spaces. The 2020 Census will be used to allocate over a trillion
dollars in federal funding that will impact the life of every American. As Members of Congress, we must ensure that all our constituents are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Co-Sign Bi-Partisan Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the director of the Census Bureau, for updates on any steps that the Census Bureau has taken to ensure that computers in public spaces are able to access the 2020 Census form. Per the Census Bureau’s Guidelines,
computers manufactured before 2008 may not be able to access the 2020 Census form. Several Congressional districts’ computers in public community spaces have been reported as not meeting the standard set by the Census Bureau. The 2020 Census will be used to
allocate over a trillion dollars in federal funding that will impact the life of every American. As Members of Congress, we must ensure that all our constituents are counted in the 2020 Census.

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Co-Sign Letter to Census Bureau – Reaching Hard to Count Communities

Please join me in asking Dr. Steven Dillingham, the Director of the Census Bureau, to provide transparency about the technological capacity of all computers in community spaces to ensure that every American is counted in the upcoming 2020 Census. The Census
Bureau established that computers must be manufactured after 2008 as the threshold necessary to ensure Census software is accessible online. Several Congressional districts’ computers in public community spaces have been reported as not meeting the standard
set by the Census Bureau. 

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DEADLINE TODAY Co-Sign Bipartisan Letter to IRS on Language Availability

Please join me in asking the Internal Revenue Service to provide transparency about which correspondence is translated, and its process for translating documents. Currently, the IRS provides its website in a variety of languages, making it more accessible.
However, the “B” Notice issued by the IRS is only available in English. The lack of translated letters creates a barrier for taxpayers with limited English proficiency. 

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Co-Sign Bipartisan Letter to IRS on Language Availability DEADLINE December 13th

Please join me in asking the Internal Revenue Service to provide transparency about which correspondence is translated, and its process for translating documents. Currently, the IRS provides its website in a variety of languages, making it more accessible.
However, the “B” Notice issued by the IRS is only available in English. The lack of translated letters creates a barrier for taxpayers with limited English proficiency. 

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