Extend the full $600/wk FPUC (which expired July 25).
Expand eligibility for PUA and associated UI until the pandemic is over.
Offer comprehensive relief to front-line workers and people in disproportionately affected industries.
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Consequences are dire for millions of People THE LONGER THE Senate stalls.
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Senators can’t ignore the press.
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Some Senators are blocking the FPUC extension.
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Online or (safely) in person, here is a growing list of events in support of extending FPUC.
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Items that need amplification Today
New York: There is a Make Billionaires Pay March this Sunday.
Request your absentee ballot.
Write a Letter to the Editor of your local paper. Senators care deeply about press in their home states. And you can attract some people to the movement as well! We can provide you with guidelines and we have proofreaders to edit for you.
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The Senate should NOT be leaving DC without a relief bill. Let them know. #ReliefBeforeRecess
Trump is threatening Executive Orders, when he should be encouraging his team to negotiate. Let him know.
Schumer and Pelosi offered a 2 trillion dollar compromise and Meadows and Mnuchin refused it before even talking specifics. Mnuchin and Meadows created the stall and then said they’d be pushing Trump to make executive orders because of the stall.
Senators and Representatives have been sent home on their recess, but “will be called back for a vote”. This is infuriating; it completely ignores the urgency of the issue. Congress needs to be in DC feeling the heat, just like the American public.
Trump spent the day golfing in New Jersey and then gave a press conference at 7pm where he read a script threatening executive orders. The EO threats do mean he is feeling the pressure. Keep it up.
Here are the handles: @stevenmnuchin1 @MarkMeadows @SenSchumer @SpeakerPelosi @realDonaldTrump @POTUS
Thank you so much for all of your calls and shares this week. Our voices are being heard.
- The ExtendPUA.org Team
Organizations to support and amplify*
*These organizations are not directly connected to ExtendPUA.org... we just like 'em.
ARTS ACTION FUND
Support the arts in COVID legislation
Music Workers Alliance
Musicians describe their need for FPUC extension
National independent venue association
Open For Good Campaign for the Restaurant Industry
Support the ReStart Act for venues