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Record #: R2020-595   
Type: Resolution Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/9/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Human Relations
Final action:
Title: Call for President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Congress to provide Americans with rent and mortgage relief, expanded unemployment insurance benefits, cash assistance, small business support and resources for disproportionately impacted communities
Sponsors: Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, King, Sophia D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Taylor, Jeanette B. , Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Martin, Matthew J. , Hadden, Maria E. , La Spata, Daniel
Attachments: 1. R2020-595.pdf
Health and Human Relations Committee


WHEREAS, In a time where Chicago is experiencing violence, unrest, looting, and record unemployment all across our City; and,

WHEREAS, It is the duty of all elected officials in the City of Chicago to do whatever they can to protect the wellbeing and safety of all Chicagoans; and,

WHEREAS, All Chicagoans, regardless of their race, gender, national origin, faith, or economic status are deserving of safety and security; and,

WHEREAS, this current pandemic, record unemployment, and growing income inequality have led to waves of civil unrest in Chicago and across the nation; therefore

BE IT RESOLVED. That we, Members ofthe City Council ofthe City of Chicago, on behalf of all Chicagoans call on President Donald J. Trump and the United States Congress to take immediate action to provide relief to all Americans and Chicagoans including:
Meaningful rent and mortgage relief to keep people in their homes; and
Reinstating expanded Unemployment Insurance benefits; and
Cash assistance to all Americans, regardless of documentation status; and
Support to small businesses impacted by this pandemic and recession; and
More resources for communities disproportionately impacted by this pandemic.

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, 35th Ward Sophia King, 4th Ward Leslie Hairston, 5th Ward
Sue Garza, 10th Ward Jeanette Taylor, 20th Ward Mike Rodriguez, 22nd Ward Byron Sigcho-Lopez, 25th Ward Rossana Rodriguez, 33rd Ward Andre Vasquez, 40th Ward
Malt Martin, 47thWard Maria I hidden, 49th Ward