President Donald Trump signed H.R.6201, the Families First Coronavirus Relief Bill, which will help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill includes free coronavirus testing, enhanced unemployment insurance, increased federal funds for Medicaid, and strengthened food security initiatives.
Poligon sent out an action alert to contact your Senator and urge them to pass H.R.6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which aims to directly provide support for America’s families. The bill includes free coronavirus testing, enhanced unemployment insurance, increased federal funds for Medicaid, and strengthened food security initiatives. Urge your Senator to vote and pass this bill and aid families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to view full action alert.
Poligon and other advocacy groups sent a letter urging Congress and all state elections officials to adopt and fund a number of key policies to ensure both the public’s safety and the orderly conduct of the 2020 primary and general elections in light of the current threat posed by COVID-19.
Our Legislative Fellow, Zayn Hasan, went on Facebook live and explained what was going on with the Coronavirus Relief bill and what actions we can take during this time. Click here to watch.
Poligon and our faith community partners sent a letter on COVID-19 applauding Congress for working in a bipartisan manner to quickly pass the initial response packages. We called on Congress again to prioritize the needs of people who are economically at risk and their families in the third legislative package on COVID-19.
Poligon and other advocacy groups called on Congress for unity, and publicly denounce the increase in racist attacks and discrimination against the Asian American community, in the wake of rising concerns over the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
President Trump signed H.R. 6074, Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act into law. This bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. This bill provides Fiscal Year 2020 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the State Department, and the Small Business Administration to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.