Stories tagged: "Rep. Gil Cisneros"

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Urges More Help for Renters During Pandemic

Rep. Gil Cisneros wants to see the federal government offer additional protections for renters, as the United States continues to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic.  At the end of August, Cisneros joined a coalition of House members to demand the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Treasury, and Agriculture provide more protections for renters....

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How Rep. Cisneros Is Working to Help the Child Care Industry During Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on the child care industry. Rep. Gilbert Cisneros (D-CA) is teaming up with other legislators to fix it.

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Rep. Cisneros Wants Congress to Get More Federal Support For Renters During COVID

Rep. Gil Cisneros wants to see more federal support for renters during the pandemic.  The spread of COVID-19 and shut-down of buinesses has led to historic unemployment in the United States, which in turn makes things difficult for renters. To help people who are renting their homes, Cisneros backed the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief...

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Rep. Cisneros Calls for More Transparency on Companies That Got COVID Relief Loans

Rep. Gil Cisneros wants to see greater transparency around the Paycheck Protection Program and how businesses are approved for the loans.  In June, Cisneros and 35 of his colleagues in the House sent a letter to the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the Administrator of the Small Business Administration Jovita Carranza, urging them to disclose...

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Rep. Cisneros Wants to See Business Insurance That Works During a Pandemic

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) wants small businesses to be protected in case a future pandemic strikes. To do that, Cisneros signed on to support the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act, which would give businesses coverage during moments of disruption, like the current pandemic, or any future public health emergency.  The new legislation would create a system...

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Wants National Guard Who Helped During Pandemic to Get Benefits

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging the president, FEMA, and the Defense Department to give health benefits and more to National Guard members who served during the pandemic.

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Rep. Gil Cisneros Leads Effort to Get Emergency Childcare Funding

Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-Calif.) wants to see additional funding to help the childcare industry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  In early May, Cisneros sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to invest a total of $100 billion to aid in the relief, recovery and revitalization of the childcare sector. In the letter,...