Senate McKinney & Section 8 FY 2016 Sign-On Letter

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Advocacy Letters | March 12, 2015

Files: FY 2016 MCKINNEY & SECTION 8 MERKLEY/GILLIBRAND DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER (PDF | 13 KB | 4 PAGES)

The letter, available for download above, led by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), was recently circulated in the Senate in support of $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, as well as $21.1 billion for HUD's Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program, in fiscal year (FY) 2016. The letter was sent to the leaders of the HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.

The list of signatories includes (to be updated regularly):

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
Bob Casey (D-PA)
Richard Durbin (D-IL)
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Al Franken (D-MN)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
Angus King (I-ME)
Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Christopher Murphy (D-CT)
Gary Peters (D-MI)
Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Charles Schumer (D-NY)
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
Ron Wyden (D-OR)