Earlier this year, Representatives Lois Capps (D-CA) and Lee Terry
(R-NE) introduced H.R.868, the Direct Support Professionals Fairness
and Security Act of 2009. This legislation helps address the DSP
workforce crisis by giving states a much-needed option to secure
additional federal dollars that will increase wages for DSP and help
create a more sustainable direct support workforce.
part of its National Advocacy Campaign, has directly contacted many
Members of Congress seeking their co-sponsorship of H.R. 868. Now is
the time for you to reach out and reinforce our lobbying efforts by
asking your U.S. Representative to co-sponsor the bill. As a
constituent, your contact will add another level of importance and may
influence your Member to support H.R. 868!
Please follow this link to ANCOR’s action alert center and send a message to your Representative TODAY!