Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Robert Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to the secretaries of the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Homeland Security requesting a detailed report on each agency’s preparations for the 2018 hurricane season, particularly as they relate to older adults and individuals with disabilities. The letter cites recommendations from the Senate’s Special Committee on Aging, including the prioritization of nursing homes and assisted living facilities for power restoration, greater interagency data exchange, and a seat at the table for these populations when planning recovery and response efforts.
Congress needs to hear from you! Please contact your senators and representatives and urge them to immediately pass a robust disaster aid package that includes funding for all impacted areas. Despite…April 22, 2019
The following is a review of disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 4/15). General Resources and…April 22, 2019
Senators and representatives are back in their home states for April recess and they need to hear from you! Please contact your senators and representatives and urge them to immediately pass a robust…April 15, 2019