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Arizona members of Congress: fund home care now

But while the need for home care is great, acquiring services is out of reach for too many. Across the United States, almost a million people sit on the waiting lists for Medicaid’s home care program, in danger of being forced to live in unsafe nursing institutions, where 133,000 disabled Americans have died from Covid during the pandemic.  

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Expanding child tax credit is essential

unless Congress takes action, many Arizona families will continue to find themselves strapped under extreme economic strain and pressure. Our congressional leaders and senators have the power to alleviate pandemic hardship and put more Arizona families on the path to financial freedom by making the Child Tax Credit permanent. 

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Sinema can address energy inequities, fight climate change

To ensure an equitable and more sustainable future — one that creates good-paying jobs and opportunity for Arizonans — Senator Sinema should push for changes to the section 25D ITC in the budget reconciliation bill that would offer a direct pay option. The clean energy revolution cannot meet its full promise unless the pool of those who can participate is expanded. 

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Small businesses need a paid leave program

We have a unique opportunity to learn from the lesson the pandemic has taught us about how difficult it is to manage unexpected employee absences without a plan. Let’s put that plan into place. For the first time in my lifetime, we’re on the precipice of guaranteeing that we won’t lose our jobs or miss a paycheck just because we or a loved one gets sick, or if we choose to have a child.

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