As COVID-19 rages on, the reality is painful but obvious: Without immediate congressional action, our nation is facing tremendous crises in homelessness, health care and education. It's time for Congress to step up and solve those problems right now.
The economic suffering and uncertainty have accelerated in the last few weeks. The $600 weekly enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefits have ended. State and national eviction moratoriums have been lifted. And students, faculty and staff are headed back to school amid concerns of widespread outbreaks.
All the while, the coronavirus continues to take its toll on families, businesses, everyday life and our economy. Recent executive orders gave lip service to these problems but offered little, if any, relief. Only comprehensive federal legislation can provide a lasting solution. Please contact your members of Congress today and urge them to act now.
The U.S. House passed the HEROES Act in May, but the Senate has yet to approve it or propose a viable alternative. Now a deadlocked Congress has turned out the lights and closed the doors for its annual August recess.
That's unacceptable. Struggling Alabamians don't get to take a break from the daily challenge of feeding their families and paying their bills. And Congress shouldn't take a break from its duty to help people endure this pandemic. It's time to call our lawmakers back to work to hammer out an emergency plan that:
Now is a critical moment to raise our voices and demand action together. FIll out the form on this page to send an urgent email to your U.S. representative and senators today.
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