As your Congressman, I value your concerns, your ideas, and your thoughts on the critical issues affecting our nation and community. In fact, I wouldn’t be able to properly do my job without them.
In a few short weeks, we will start the first session of the new 117th Congress. I would greatly appreciate it if you could take a moment to let me know the priorities that matter to you.
What should the first session of the new 117th Congress focus on throughout 2021?*
(Choose one or more answers)
[ ]Ensuring development and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine
[ ]Delivering relief to small businesses affected by the pandemic
[ ]Approving additional financial aid to individuals impacted by the pandemic
[ ]Increased pandemic funding for local and state governments
[ ]Additional funding for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing
[ ]Addressing rent and mortgage impacts of pandemic
[ ]Protecting Social Security and Medicare
[ ]Expanding and improving healthcare coverage
[ ]Addressing climate change
[ ]Addressing environmental justice
[ ]Addressing police brutality
[ ]Addressing systemic racism and inequalities
[ ]Ending partisan gerrymandering of Congressional districts
[ ]Ending the electoral college and elect presidents by popular vote
[ ]Protecting civil and voting rights for all Americans
[ ]Reforming the Supreme Court to enact term limits or add more justices
[ ]Reducing gun violence
[ ]Rebuilding the economy and creating more jobs
[ ]Raising the minimum wage
[ ]Protecting workers’ rights to organize
[ ]Ensuring equality and freedom from discrimination for the LGBTQ community
[ ]Protecting reproductive rights and access to safe and legal abortion
[ ]Addressing homelessness and expanding affordable housing
[ ]Addressing food insecurity
[ ]Bolstering cybersecurity
[ ]Investing in transportation infrastructure
[ ]Comprehensive immigration reform
[ ]Continuing to improve healthcare/resources for veterans
[ ]Reducing student debt
[ ]Improving education/school systems
[ ]Advocating for human rights and religious freedom in oppressed countries
[ ]Take a strong stance against China’s aggressive behaviors in the Asian Pacific Rim
[ ]Balancing the budget/Reducing the deficit
[ ]Addressing our mental health care system
[ ]Addressing the drug/opioid crisis
[ ]Protecting environmental laws and rebuilding the EPA
[ ]Paid family leave
[ ]Reforming marijuana policy
[ ]Addressing high drug costs
[ ]Tax reform for middle-class families
[ ]Criminal justice reform
[ ]Restoring net neutrality
[ ]Protecting the rights of Americans with disabilities
I am proud to represent one of the most ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse communities in our great nation, the 47th Congressional District of California.
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This article was released by the Office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal.