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H.R. 620 Vote Tomorrow: Keep Up the Pressure!

We only have one day to stop the House from voting to strip our civil rights away! The House will vote on H.R. 620 tomorrow, so we need to take action today! We need everyone to contact their Representative and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 620!

Contact your Representative today!

Call! All Representatives can be reached through the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 or (202) 224-3091 (TTY).

Tweet! Tag your Representative and use the hashtags #HandsOffMyADA and #StopHR620.

You can also:

NCIL logo - National Council on Independent LivingKeep your message simple. Share your personal stories about how the ADA has helped you access to your community. Explain that H.R. 620 will make people wait months, or even years to be able to access our communities; and access delayed is access denied!

We cannot – and will not – let this happen without a fight. Our Representatives need to know that we are watching them, and that we will hold them accountable for their vote. They need to understand that their disabled constituents and the 57 million Americans with disabilities want to participate in their communities just like nondisabled people do – and it’s our right!

The clock is ticking – keep up the pressure!

Key Targets & Phone Numbers

It is important to contact all Representatives, but these are priority targets. 

Cosponsors:

  • Bill Foster (IL) – (202) 225-3515
  • Kathleen Rice (NY) – (202) 225-5516
  • Jim Costa (CA) – (202) 225-3341
  • Henry Cuellar (TX) – (202) 225-1640
  • Krysten Sinema (AZ) – (202) 225-9888
  • Luis Correa (CA) – (202) 225-2965
  • Jackie Speier (CA) – (202) 225-3531
  • Scott Peters (CA) – (202) 225-0508
  • Pete Aguilar (CA) – (202) 225-3201
  • Ami Bera (CA) – (202) 225-5716

Judiciary Members:

  • Zoe Lofgren (CA) – (202) 225-3072
  • Luis Gutierrez (IL) – (202) 225-8203

Other Priorities:

California:

  • Ro Khanna – (202) 225-2631
  • Mike Thompson – (202) 225-3311
  • Judy Chu – (202) 225-5464
  • Jerry McNerney – (202) 225-1947
  • Adam Schiff – (202) 225-4176
  • Juan Vargas – (202) 225-8045
  • Jimmy Panetta – (202) 225-2861
  • Raul Ruiz – (202) 225-5330
  • Nanette Barragan – (202) 225-8220

Florida:

  • Stephanie Murphy – (202) 225-4035
  • Charlie Crist – (202) 225-5961
  • Kathy Castor – (202) 225-3376
  • Val Demings – (202) 225-2176

Maryland: Rep. Anthony Brown – (202) 225-8699

Minnesota: Rep. Collin Peterson – (202) 225-2165

New Jersey: Rep. Josh Gottheimer – (202) 225-4465

New Mexico: Rep. Ben Ray Lujan – (202) 225-6190

Nevada:

  • Jacky Rosen – (202) 225-3252
  • Ruben Kihuen – (202) 225-9894

Oregon: Rep. Kurt Schrader – (202) 225-5711

Pennsylvania:

  • Dwight Evans – (202) 225-4001
  • Mike Doyle – (202) 225-2135

Tennessee: Rep. Jim Cooper – (202) 225-4311

Comments

  1. K. Greg Byers says:

    Independent living is way less costly than NOT independent living, unless assisted is needed for the person! Stop this attack on the ADA and independent living!!

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