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Curtis, Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help Americans Purchase Face Masks & Other COVID-19 Supplies

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Today marks the one-year anniversary of the first case of COVID-19 in the United States. Representatives John Curtis (R-UT), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), and Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ) have reintroduced the bipartisan Protecting Individuals and Families Act, which permits millions of Americans to use their health savings accounts or flexible spending accounts to purchase face masks to protect…

Curtis: COVID-19 Bill Needs to Give Targeted Help to Vulnerable Individuals and Small Businesses

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Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) released the following statement on any additional COVID-19 legislation: “Any legislation related to COVID-19 needs to give targeted help to vulnerable individuals and the thousands of small businesses, and their millions of employees, that remain shuttered through no fault of their own. This is why I, and a bipartisan group of my…

Curtis, Bipartisan House Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help Americans Purchase Face Masks and Other COVID-19 Supplies

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Today, Representatives John Curtis (R-UT), Kendra Horn (D-OK) and Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), introduced the bipartisan Protecting Individuals and Families Act, which permits millions of Americans to use their health savings accounts or flexible spending accounts to purchase face masks to protect against COVID-19. The legislation would also permit individuals to purchase…

Curtis Leads Bipartisan Vaccine Distribution Letter to Vice President Pence

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Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) sent a bipartisan letter to Vice President Mike Pence raising a series of questions about the federal government’s plans to distribute a forthcoming COVID-19 vaccination. Specifically, the bipartisan coalition urged the Administration to proactively study the most efficient way to distribute a vaccination once developed, which…

Curtis Welcomes SBA Administrator Carranza to Utah

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Provo, UT—Today, Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) released the following statement welcoming Administrator Jovita Carranza of the U.S. Small Business Administration to Utah. Administrator Carranza toured several businesses who have received loans through the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program.  “I welcome Administrator Carranza to our great state and thank her…

Curtis Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Industries Hurt by Pandemic

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Today, Representatives John Curtis (R-UT), Susan Wild (D-PA), Chip Roy (R-TX), Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ), and Dan Meuser (R-PA) released the following statements following the introduction of their new bipartisan bill to amend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s (CARES Act) PPP helped deliver important tools to temporarily…

How another round of the Paycheck Protection Program will help Utahs economy

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By: John Curtis https://www.deseret.com/opinion/2020/7/27/21340326/utah-john-curtis-paycheck-protection-program-stimulus-check-cares-act-economy-covid-19 Utah consistently tops the lists of best places in the United States to start a business and to raise a family. That’s no coincidence: we are resilient, resourceful, philanthropic and deeply embedded in our communities. This…

Curtis Pushes for China Sanctions on House Floor

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Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and China Task force, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor. The Congressman advocated for his bill,  the Li Wenliang (李文亮) Global Public Health Accountability Act, that would authorize sanctions with respect to the deliberate concealment or…

Curtis: "The House Needs to Return to Washington"

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Provo, UT—Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) released the following statement calling for the reopening of the House of Representatives. He argues the need to be back in session while taking all necessary precautions: "Over the last few months my staff and I have been educating businesses impacted by COVID-19 on resources to ease their burdens, coordinating the return of…