United States Senator from California. On Facebook at: https://t.co/RVLkJPLS9Y
I’m calling on the Department of Justice to explain why they overruled the U.S. Attorney’s office that investigated the case and believed Walmart should be held accountable.
Right now, recipients of SSI and VA benefits won’t automatically get their direct payment from the CARES Act--they'll need to file a tax return first. We’re calling on the administration to change that. Automatic payments would get these vital funds to many Americans quicker.
The coronavirus is already putting an incredible strain on our emergency personnel. We shouldn’t burden them more by auctioning off the T-band communications spectrum they use for emergencies. We’re calling for any future coronavirus response legislation to save the T-band.
Peace Corps volunteers’ service has been cut short by the coronavirus. Our bill will ensure these volunteers can access unemployment benefits, health insurance and find new opportunities in support of coronavirus relief efforts. We owe it to these volunteers to help them.
Most Americans need to file a tax return to receive a direct payment from the CARES Act. Even if you don’t expect to receive a rebate or owe any taxes, you should file a return if you haven't already for 2019 or 2018 to receive recovery funds. Learn more:
We need more data from CDC on the availability of coronavirus testing. As the virus continues to spread, it’s important to recognize if particular groups are at greater risk and why. Read our letter to the @CDCDirector here: