View Congress Member / Senator

Name: Kurt Schrader
Position: House (OR, 5)
Party: Democrat

Staffer: Stephen Holland
Telephone: 202-225-5711
Email: Stephen.Holland@mail.house.gov
Address: 2431 Rayburn House Office Building

Number of Contacts: 6 ( or 0% in support)
Cosponsor: No

Message and Talking Points

Contacts

Ellen Taverna writes on 7/09/2018 at 3:12PM:
Ellen Taverna, Stephanie Woodward and Gregg Beratan met with Stephen Holland on 6/28. He said he was familiar with the DIA. He had concerns about restrictions/burdens on Oregon's state LTSS programs that are performing well. There was some misunderstanding on how DIA would impact states like Oregon. We explained that if a state is complying with the transition plan, HHS can increase its FMAP by 5% points for a period of 10 years, which would benefit Oregon if there are already good systems in place. He seemed to get it by the end of the meeting. Stephen wanted us to follow up with him in a few months.

Ericka Jones writes on 5/24/2018 at 2:53PM:
On May 16th, ADAPT members met with a staff assistant, Adrian, who agreed to pass along information packet. He suggested calling or emailing Stephen Holland, Counsel. Follow up at stephen.holland@mail.house.gov

Laura Halvorson writes on 1/25/2018 at 5:36PM:
Sheryl met in person and Laura called in to meet with Stephen Holland, Counsel for the Congressman. Gave 2 pager on DIA and DNC support statement.

Stephen said they will take a look at what happens in committee, examine the bill, and has to go out of committee before the Congressman will sign on.

He asked why insurance companies aren?t on board. Sheryl mentioned institutional bias, nursing home and medical lobby, and people being used to medical instead of social model of disability.

Bruce Darling writes on 9/27/2017 at 3:30PM:
On September 27th, ADAPT members - as part of the Fall Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Bruce Darling writes on 5/17/2017 at 4:45PM:
On May 17th, ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Stephanie Woodward writes on 4/13/2016 at 11:02AM:
On April 13, 2016 ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act which has already been introduced in the US Senate and asked that the Member of Congress become initial cosponsor this legislation in the House.


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