On October 1st, the House passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief measure to finalize another much-needed COVID-19 relief bill, after its May passage of the $3.4 trillion Heroes Act was ultimately not taken up in the Senate.
The Updated HEROES Act is better for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault than the original one was - you contacted your Representatives to share your concerns, and they listened! It’s time to make the Senate listen, too.
Senator Cardin and Senator Van Hollen have helped lead the way in ending violence against women. Please contact them and ask thank them for their past support and ask them to support the updated HEROES Act, which does the following for sexual assault survivors:
Supplemental funding for various Violence Against Women Act and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act grants, including the following that were not in the original HEROES Act:
Contact our US Senators today to ask them to pass the updated HEROES Act.
U.S. Senators from Maryland
|Senator Ben Cardin||Senator Chris Van Hollen|
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