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Joint Center Signs Letter Urging the House of Representatives to Restore Funding

The Joint Center signed onto a letter to House Committee on Appropriations leadership urging “the House of Representatives to restore funding levels for Members Representational Allowances (MRA) and House committees to their FY 2010 levels, as adjusted for inflation” to “help address high turnover among congressional staff by addressing the twin issues of low pay and an unsustainable workload.”

Other signatories include American Family Voices, Bipartisan Policy Center Action, College to Congress, Congressional Management Foundation, Consumer Action, Courage California, Demand Progress, Democracy Fund Voice, Government Accountability Project, GovTrack.us, Indivisible, Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) at the Ohio State University, Issue One, Lincoln Network, NALEO Educational Fund, National Security Counselors, New Jersey Association on Correction, NIskanen Center, Partnership for Public Service, Pay Our Interns, Professional Managers Association, Progress America, Project On Government Oversight, Protect Democracy, Rachel Carson Council, Revolving Door Project, RootsAction.org, Senior Executives Association, and Win Without War.

Read the letter here.