Photos of Senators Richard Burr and Thom TillisTELL CONGRESS TO ACT — As of Monday afternoon, the U.S. Senate still has not voted on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that the House passed on Friday. This emergency bill includes:

  • Free COVID-19 testing for everyone who needs it, regardless of health care coverage
  • 10 days of immediately available paid sick leave for COVID-19-related illness, caregiving, or quarantine,
  • 12 weeks of emergency paid leave for COVID-19-related illness, caregiving, or quarantine,
  • Increased funding for SNAP, WIC and emergency food assistance programs
  • Increased funding for state unemployment insurance programs
  • Increased support for state Medicaid programs*
  • and more

* (Medicaid): The NC Justice Center reports that NC would receive an estimated $900 million under this proposal.
CALL Senators Burr and Tillis and urge them to support this crucial legislation:

Sen. Thom Tillis: (202) 224-6342  *** Sen. Richard Burr: (202) 224-3154