Letter: The House Must Get Back to Work – Remotely

We urge the House of Representatives to include a provision in the next COVID-19 emergency

bill to allow the House to operate remotely during the Coronavirus pandemic and to fund

technology modernization in support of these operations. If the House returns as planned on

May 4th, fifty-three days will have elapsed since its last committee proceeding and fifty-one

days since its last roll call vote on the House floor. It is possible that the return date will slip

again as the COVID-19 pandemic renders it unsafe or unwise for the House 1 to assemble in