Seeking Signatures on
Senate McKinney-Vento Appropriations Letter |
Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and Charles
Schumer (D-NY) are seeking signatures from their colleagues on a letter to the Senate
Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations
Subcommittee urging them to provide $2.4 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento
Homeless Assistance Grants program in FY 2011. We need your help to get as many
Senators as possible to sign the letter!
What You Can Do:
**NOTE: Staff may say that their office has a policy against
signing appropriations letters. If so,
ask the Senator to send a personal letter to the T-HUD subcommittee in
email housing staff in your Senators' DC offices. Congressional office phone
numbers can be found by calling the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at
- Ask Senators to sign the FY 2011 McKinney appropriations
sign-on letter by Thursday, April 22.
if the Senator signed a similar letter last year - click here for a list
of last year's signers.
sign the letter, staff should contact Andrew Odgren with Senator Reed's office or Henry Hanscom in Senator Snowe's office.
- Click here for talking points and to help you make your case.
- Act Fast.
This type of request typically takes a few days for approval. We need plenty of time to get an answer from
Back. Please report responses from
Congressional staff to Amanda Krusemark
(firstname.lastname@example.org / 202-942-8256).
for background information about this
Sign National Letter
from NHTF Campaign|
The National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) Campaign is urging
organizations from around the country to sign onto a letter
urging Congress to provide $1 billion for the NHTF. The letter also asks for an additional $65
million to be made available in project-based vouchers to be coupled with the
NHTF capital grants. For more
information on the National Housing Trust Fund, click here
. Please sign your organization
onto the letter today!