Senate McKinney & Section 8 FY 2017 Sign-On Letter

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Advocacy Letters | March 2, 2016

Files: FY 2017 MCKINNEY & SECTION 8 MERKLEY/GILLIBRAND DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER (PDF | 994 KB | 4 PAGES)

The letter, available for download above, led by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), is circulating in the Senate in support of $2.664 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, as well as $20.854 billion for HUD's Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program, in fiscal year (FY) 2017. The letter was sent to the leaders of the HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.

Curious which Senators signed-on last year? Check here.

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

  • Gary Peters (D-MI)
  • Brian Schatz (D-HI)
  • Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
  • Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  • Bob Casey (D-PA)
  • Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
  • Ben Cardin (D-MD)
  • Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
  • Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) 
  • Cory Booker (D-NJ) 
  • Agnus King (I-ME)
  • Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • Ed Markey (D-MA)
  • Michael Bennet (D-CO)
  • Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
  • Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
  • Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
  • Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
  • Chris Murphy (D-CT)
  • Ron Wyden (D-OR)
  • Chris Coons (D-DE)
  • Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
  • Dick Durbin (D-IL)
  • Tim Kaine (D-VA)
  • Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
  • Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  • Jeffrey Merkley (D-OR)
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
  • Martin Heinrich (D-NM)