People need rental assistance, increased SNAP (food stamps) benefits, unemployment insurance, and access to free testing and COVID health care, and they need it now!
According to the Wisconsin Budget Project:
- 116,000 Wisconsin parents cannot provide enough food for their children to eat
- 165,000 Wisconsin renters do not think they will be able to pay next month's rent
- 2 million Wisconsin residents are having trouble paying their usual household expenses
Please call Tammy Baldwin ((608) 264-5338), Ron Johnson ((414) 276-7282), and your Congress member now (find your Congressional representative here and tell them to get back to work and pass meaningful COVID 19 Relief!
For more information on the hardships families are facing during the pandemic and economic crisis, see this report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.