Now is the time to contact Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez to urge prompt passage of the THUD spending bill without controversial riders.
U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez signed a letter supporting $2.664 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants.
Both Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker voted for the package and all House members except for Congressman Garrett and Lance voted in favor.
Higher education can be a ticket to the middle class, so it is vitally important that homeless students and from all walks of life can go to college.
Thank you Senator Booker for sending a letter to Senate Finance Committee leaders urging them to make enhancements to the Earned Income Tax Credit.
President Obama called on the nation to ensure those regaining their freedom get a second chance instead of a return ticket to prison.
The fight to Increase funding for housing programs – Housing Choice Vouchers, Homelessness Assistance and HOME – does not end with the budget deal.
Poor children who grew up in more diverse neighborhoods, do so much better than poor kids who are growing up in concentrated neighborhoods of poverty.
The Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to vote on the THUD Budget on Thursday, June 25th Please call or email Senators Booker and Menendez.
The June 5 letter expresses the Senators’ opposition to the raid the NHTF and use the funds to make up for cutting the appropriation to HOME.