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To: The Governors of all 50 states, and both houses of Congress - Our Federal Legislators

Extend COVID19 Emergency Unemployment $600 per week additional assistance through Dec 31, 2020

Extend COVID19 Emergency Unemployment $600 per week additional assistance through Dec 31, 2020

Extend the COVID 19 Emergency $600 per week additional unemployment assistance until at least December 31, 2020, and longer if necessary.

Why is this important?

Over the span of seventeen weeks, more than 51 million Americans have filed unemployment claims across the country because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This amounts to nearly 15% of the US population who are now out of a job—and that's only those who have formally applied for benefits. The actual number of newly unemployed people is likely much larger and will continue to increase in coming months.

Many people who are laid off due to COVID19 won't find work for a very long time, maybe never because some jobs lost today won't be coming back. People will need time and resources to learn and develop a new skill. By ending the $600 per week additional unemployment assistance too soon, we will certainly be dooming people to tragic futures. This will have far reaching ramifications. We need to look out for each other during these unprecedented times. Please let's help each other save and serve those who are in most need.

Extend the COVID 19 Emergency $600 per week additional unemployment assistance well beyond July 31, 2020, until at least December 31, 2020 and longer if necessary.

How it will be delivered

This petition will be delivered to the Governors of all 50 states and both houses of Congress on the federal level, via email or in person. Press conferences are welcome.

I am currently seeking dedicated and committed individuals in each of the 50 states to deliver this petition to their respective Governors, and federal representatives in both the house and senate. Time is running out. Please email me if you wish to be our representative in your state.

rj_wolfe_ on IG for updates


Reasons for signing

  • The live entertainment industry was among the first to go down due to the pandemic and it has been trampled. The event crews and technicians need help until our industry is running safely at full capacity again.
  • As a student who has to support herself in the expensive state of California with not a home to go to, having one job isn’t enough to get by and with no financial aid support, this unemployment has been preventing me from going homeless. The unemployment $600 paycheck should go on for as long as everything is closed for Covid-19.
  • High Risk health...

Updates

2020-07-15 14:57:49 -0400

1,500,000 signatures reached

2020-07-04 12:40:49 -0400

Hi all,

Please share this with one other person today, and tell them how important it is to get their support and signature here. It is vital.

2020-06-29 16:40:25 -0400

1,000,000 signatures reached

2020-06-27 21:02:47 -0400

900,000 signatures reached

2020-06-27 11:59:17 -0400

800,000 signatures reached

2020-06-26 11:19:09 -0400

I am currently seeking dedicated and committed individuals in each of the 50 states to deliver this petition to their respective Governors, and federal representatives in both the house and senate. Time is running out. Please email me if you wish to be our representative in your state.

rj_wolfe_ on IG for updates

2020-06-24 15:39:19 -0400

700,000 signatures reached

2020-06-22 21:05:59 -0400

600,000 signatures reached

2020-06-21 17:33:22 -0400

500,000 signatures reached

2020-06-17 14:06:18 -0400

400,000 signatures reached

2020-06-14 08:48:01 -0400

300,000 signatures reached

2020-06-13 10:29:37 -0400

200,000 signatures reached

2020-06-13 01:45:52 -0400

150,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 22:26:46 -0400

100,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 18:53:16 -0400

50,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 16:35:10 -0400

20,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 15:40:12 -0400

10,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 15:00:04 -0400

5,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 13:53:32 -0400

1,000 signatures reached

2020-06-12 13:22:20 -0400

500 signatures reached

2020-06-12 12:04:31 -0400

100 signatures reached

2020-04-27 00:09:24 -0400

50 signatures reached

2020-04-25 12:23:56 -0400

Almost halfway to our goal. This is such an important issue during these unprecedented times.

2020-04-14 18:57:47 -0400

25 signatures reached

2020-04-13 15:23:13 -0400

10 signatures reached

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