As you know may or may not know, two Goals of the Pennsylvania Partnership for the Deafblind (PPDB) are to:
· Collaborate with other organizations & groups to ensure that the needs & concerns of persons who are deafblind are addressed and
· Educate policymakers on issues involving the deafblind.
With this in mind, will you join with the Deafblind Community and HELP ADDRESS the following THROUGH YOUR OWN ACTION?
Support The Cogswell-Macy Hill visit day, which is February 28th. If you can't be there, send an email on February 28th.
Please write to your 2 U.S. Senators and 1 member of Congress to support the Cogswell Macy Act (S.2087 in the Senate and H.R. 1120 in the House of Representatives).
Find your U.S. Representatives and Senators and their contact information here: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members
Supporting information can be found at www.intervener.org, http://ceasd.org/child-first/alice-cogswell, andwww.AFB.org/MacyAct.
And … please support House Bill 2069
On February 8, Representative Miller introduced HB 2069, Printer Number 3015. Representative Miller is the prime sponsor. Representative Murt is one of the co-sponsors. We are seeking additional co-sponsors.
Right now, we need for all persons to email, call, and write to their representatives to encourage them to become co-sponsors on HB-2069, Printer Number 3015. The more state representatives who become co-sponsors the better chance the bill will become a law when the House votes on it. This is very important and must have action taken immediately. please call or email your Representatives immediately. We must work together for this bill to become law. The law provides funding for an SSP program.
Find your U.S. Representatives and their contact information here: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members
Let’s do this together!