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Rep. Moulton Introduces Bill to Extend Charitable Deduction to All Taxpayers
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, April 2 -- Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6424) to "extend the charitable deduction to all taxpayers regardless of whether a taxpayer itemizes deductions in order to encourage and increase charitable giving, and to provide for loans and loan guarantees to certain public charities."

The bill was introduced on March 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Bradley Schneider, D-Ill. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee.

For more information, Rep. Seth Moulton, 1127 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8020; or in the district ... Show Full Article

Rep. Neguse Introduces Protect Our Post Offices Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, April 2 -- Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., has introduced the Protect Our Post Offices Act (H.R. 6425) "making emergency appropriations for the U.S. Postal Service due to the coronavirus pandemic."

The bill was introduced on March 31. It was jointly referred to the House Appropriations and Budget committees.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6425/text.

For more information, Rep. Joseph Neguse, 1419 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2161; or in the district office at 1220 S. College Ave., Ste. ... Show Full Article

Rep. Lawson Introduces Bill on Temporary Debt Collection Moratorium During Coronavirus Emergency Period
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, April 2 -- Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6423) to "provide for a temporary debt collection moratorium during the COVID-19 emergency period."

The bill was introduced on March 31. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information, Rep. Al Lawson, 1406 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-0123; or in the district offices at 435 N. Macomb St., Tallahassee, FL 32301; 888/205-5385; 117 W. Duval St., Ste. 240, Jacksonville, FL 32202; 904/354-1652.

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill on Establishment of National Infrastructure Bank
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, April 2 -- Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6422) to "facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Bank."

The bill was introduced on March 31 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, Financial Services, Education and Labor, Natural Resources and Budget committees.

For more information, Rep. Danny K. Davis, 2159 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Cartwright Introduces Bill to Authorize National Network of Statewide Senior Legal Hotlines
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, April 2 -- Rep. Matthew Cartwright, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6419) to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 "to authorize a national network of Statewide senior legal hotlines."

The bill was introduced on March 31 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Darren Soto, D-Fla., Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., and Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C.

The legislation was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee.

For more information, Rep. Matthew Cartwright, 1034 Longworth House Office Building, ... Show Full Article