McConnell’s HEALS Act Falls Far Short Of Relief Struggling Missourians Need

TAKE ACTION NOW After more than two months of delay, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Caucus have finally released their proposal for the next round of COVID-19 relief. On Monday, congressional leaders unveiled a roughly $1 trillion stimulus proposal called the HEALS Act, which includes a $400 cut in unemployment benefits. The federal eviction...
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(JEFFERSON CITY, MO)……After more than two months of delay, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Caucus have finally released their proposal for the next round of COVID-19 relief. On Monday, congressional leaders unveiled a roughly $1 trillion stimulus proposal called the HEALS Act, which includes a $400 cut in unemployment benefits. The federal eviction moratorium...
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It is no surprise to anyone I interact with, but I really love data. In college, I had a professor thank me for always coming back to an evidence base when making policy recommendations, a tendency which has served me well at Empower Missouri. I enjoy dissecting data and holding on to it, conceptualizing it...
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COVID-19 provides a stark reminder that affordable housing is a public health issue as well as a moral imperative. When households cannot afford their rent, they cannot afford to shelter in place or self-isolate, which puts them and everyone else at greater risk. Empower Missouri is encouraging our network to reach out to Senators Blunt...
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(JEFFERSON CITY, MO)…..In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rent in Missouri, full-time workers need to earn $16.07 per hour. This is Missouri’s 2020 Housing Wage, revealed in a national report released Tuesday. The report, Out of Reach, was jointly released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), a research...
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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal lawmakers have passed multiple pieces of legislation to provide emergency relief and enhance the economy. Within those first few pieces of legislation, Congress began to address the impending increase in food insecurity by implementing important waivers and new programs to help individuals and families access much needed support...
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Join Zoom Meeting online: https://zoom.us/j/513261091?pwd=ZE1kYUI1c2dXUG43MHVjTzkwYURKdz09 Meeting ID: 513 261 091 Password: 662234   Join via cell phone or landline: DIAL: (929)205-6099 CALL-IN CODE: 513261091# PASSWORD: 662234 Use this link to Sign up for the Affordable Housing Coalition Further Reading: NLIHC Out of Reach Report for Missouri Housing is the key – by Sarah Owsley Townsend
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Join Zoom Meeting online: https://zoom.us/j/513261091?pwd=ZE1kYUI1c2dXUG43MHVjTzkwYURKdz09 Meeting ID: 513 261 091 Password: 662234   Join via cell phone or landline: DIAL: (929)205-6099 CALL-IN CODE: 513261091# PASSWORD: 662234 Use this link to Sign up for the Affordable Housing Coalition Further Reading: NLIHC Out of Reach Report for Missouri Housing is the key – by Sarah Owsley Townsend
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Join Zoom Meeting online: https://zoom.us/j/513261091?pwd=ZE1kYUI1c2dXUG43MHVjTzkwYURKdz09 Meeting ID: 513 261 091 Password: 662234   Join via cell phone or landline: DIAL: (929)205-6099 CALL-IN CODE: 513261091# PASSWORD: 662234 Use this link to Sign up for the Affordable Housing Coalition Further Reading: NLIHC Out of Reach Report for Missouri Housing is the key – by Sarah Owsley Townsend
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Join Zoom Meeting online: https://zoom.us/j/513261091?pwd=ZE1kYUI1c2dXUG43MHVjTzkwYURKdz09 Meeting ID: 513 261 091 Password: 662234   Join via cell phone or landline: DIAL: (929)205-6099 CALL-IN CODE: 513261091# PASSWORD: 662234 Use this link to Sign up for the Affordable Housing Coalition Further Reading: NLIHC Out of Reach Report for Missouri Housing is the key – by Sarah Owsley Townsend
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