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Public Policy Letters

Income Because government is a critical decision-maker and the major provider and funder of health and human services, United Way must actively engage with elected officials on the national, state and local level. United Way has written to key federal administration officials and the U.S. Congress on our top national policy priorities. 

  1. Letter to Farm Bill Conferees Opposing Cuts to SNAP (Read .pdf)
  2. Letter Calling on the U.S. Senate to bring Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization Legislation to the Floor (Read .pdf)
  3. United Way U.S. Network Letter to Congress on Protecting Charitable Giving  (Read .pdf)
  4. Statement on Reforming Job Training Programs in America (Read .pdf)
  5. United Way U.S. Network Letter to Congress on Sequestration (Read .pdf)
  6. Letter to President Obama in support of the Prevention & Public Health Fund (Read .pdf)
  7. 22 Non Profit CEOs Writing Congress to Protect the Charitable Deduction (Read .pdf)
  8. Letter with the Campaign For Youth Regarding the Workforce Investment Act (Read .pdf)
  9. Letter in support of Labor & Health and Human Service funding for FY2013 (Read .pdf)
  10. Letter in support of Charitable Deduction FY2012 (Read .pdf)
  11. Letter in support of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program and the Charitable Deduction (Read .pdf)
  12. Letter in support of Early Childhood Funding (Read .pdf)
  13. Letter in support of Parent Information and Resource Centers (Read .pdf)
  14. Letter in support of the National Housing Trust Fund (Read .pdf)
  15. Letter in support of extending tax provisions set to expire in 2011 (Read .pdf)
  16. Letter to Congressional Leaders regarding the proposed cap on the Charitable Deduction (Read .pdf)
  17. Letter to Congressional Leaders in support of preserving the charitable deduction (Read .pdf)

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