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Friday, August 14, 2020

Honorable Cathy Cox of Georgia (25th Secretary of State of Georgia)

6/05/2020

Honorable Cathy Cox
c/o Office of Dean of Mercer University School of Law
Mercer University School of Law
Mercer University
1021 Georgia Avenue
Macon, GA  31207
Dear Honorable Cox,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history, social justice, and ethics reform. In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have ethics reform to reduce corruption in government including elections, and many others.  Honorable Cox, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served as 25th Secretary of State of Georgia to be very inspiring to me.

In January 1999, I was amazed on how you made history on becoming the first woman to be elected to become 25th Secretary of State of Georgia. When you served as 25th Secretary of State of Georgia from 1999-2007, I truly appreciated on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, working with minority including women businesses to help them get funds in order to assist them to compete in the economy, and expressing the need for civil rights to be stronger to help protect women, minorities, and people with disabilities from being discriminated.  Expanded early voting to help voters be able to vote on ballot when they can’t make it on election day, increased absentee ballot to help assist people, people with disabilities, and other voters who can’t make it to the poling stations have access to vote, and funded more educational awareness to help educate people about how to vote or the importance to vote is common sense to improve voter’s rights.   To improve election results, I liked on how you implemented Universal electronic voting system to help count votes in different voting districts or polling stations to help people know who won the election or primaries.   On ethics reform, I like on how you pushed for a ban on gifts to staff members of secretary of state from lobbyists including lobbying groups to reduce corruption, worked with prosecutors to help investigate public officials who accept illegal bribes or are corrupt,  and supported expanding disclosure online for elections including campaigns to help voters know who is donating to a campaign.  Another thing that I liked about your work as Secretary of State of Georgia was how you establish Georgia Invest initiative to stop fraudulent telephone investment scams in order to protect citizens from being victims of fraud and expand on educational awareness to help teach people about ways to protect themselves from being victims of fraud or know different tips to help protect themselves from scams. After you left public service, I like on how you are a continuous strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights, express the need for ethics reform along with campaign finance reform to reduce corruption,  and heavily support voter’s rights.

Honorable Cox, I have autism with a learning disability.  Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased.  Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. Also your work as 25th Secretary of State of Georgia helps give me motivation to continue to learn history, social justice, and ethics reform.  My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have ethics reform to reduce corruption in government including elections, and many others.

I strongly believe that you have made a great difference when you served in public service.  I’m very proud on how you worked hard to support civil rights, push for ethics reform, implement voter’s rights protection, and advocate for common sense ideas.  You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn about your work, and continue to learn different subjects.   Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to work hard to make a great difference and continue to advocate for common sense ideas.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick


Georgia state flag that Honorable Cox sent me


Thursday, August 13, 2020

34th Attorney General Aaron Ford of Nevada

6/13/2020

Attorney General Aaron Ford
c/o Office of the Attorney General
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV  89701
Dear Attorney General Ford,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice.  In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have criminal justice reform to help protect people’s rights while reduce crime, and many others.  Attorney General Ford, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served in the Nevada state legislature and as current 34th Attorney General of Nevada to be very inspiring to me. 

When you served as Member of the Nevada Senate from the 11th district from 2013-2018, I truly appreciated on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, supporting funds for women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy, and working with other state legislatures from both political parties to expand on laws to combat against hate-crime to help protect minorities including people who are different.  To help improve the economy, I liked on how you supported an expansion of jobs-training programs to help train youth including workers to develop work-skills to help prepare for the work force and advocated for the need to raise the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers to afford to live.  Supporting funds for renewable energy resources to help reduce addiction to oil with gas, encouraging industries to use energy efficient products to help reduce pollution while reduce high energy cost, and working with other state legislatures to help expand funds to help clean parks including water resources to make them safe for people to use is common sense to protect the environment.  In January 2019, I was amazed on how you made history on becoming the first African American to become Attorney General of Nevada.  In your current role as 34th Attorney General of Nevada, I truly appreciate on how you are a continuous strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights,  prosecuting people who commit hate-crime to help protect minorities including people who are different,  and investigating public places that practice different forms of discrimination or violate civil rights legislation.  Supporting drug treatment programs to help drug users get the care they need to reduce drug abuse, working with law enforcement to expand resources to help victims of crime or victims of domestic violence get help on dealing with their trauma,  and expressing with supporting for more funds to help improve forensic science including DNA testing to help solve cases including evidence efficiently while reduce sending an innocent person to jail is common sense for criminal justice reform.  Also on criminal justice reform, I really like on how you support expanding mental health services to help people who struggle with mental health get the care they need, support body cameras on law enforcement officers to reduce police misconduct, and work to expand testing for rape kits to help reduce sexual assaults including allow victims of rape track the kit to see if it has been tested.  Another thing that I like about your work as Attorney General of Nevada is how you prosecuted public officials that are corrupt or accept illegal bribes or are corrupt to reduce corruption, went after  industries that illegally polluted the environment or violate environmental protection laws to help protect the environment while improve public health,  and investigated financial institutions including  insurance companies that are practice or committing different forms of fraud to help protect people including taxpayers.

Attorney General Ford, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased.  Your commitment to be a strong supporter of Civil Rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability.  Your role as former Member of the Nevada Senate from the 11th district and as current 34th Attorney General of Nevada gives me motivation to continue to learn history including social justice.  My future goal is t someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need to make Civil Rights stronger to reduce discrimination, have criminal justice reform to help protect people’s rights while reduce crime, protect the environment from pollution, and many others.

I strongly believe that you are making a great difference for society. I’m very proud on how you are working hard to support Civil Rights, push for criminal justice reform, standing up for victim’s rights, and many others.  You have inspired me to work hard on my disability, learn about your work in public service, and inspiring me.  I wish you the best to continue to make a great impact on society through your role as Attorney General of Nevada.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick


Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Ms. Martha Reeves Mowtown singer (Martha and the Vandellas )


7/09/2020
Ms. Martha Reeves
c/o Martha Reeves Enterprises, Inc.
1300 E. Lafayette Street, Suite 1211
Detroit, MI  48207-2905
      
      

Dear Ms. Reeves,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I’m a fan of your singing and your activism.  I really enjoyed listening to Martha and the Vandellas because I liked on how some of the songs were creative,  some symbolisms about working hard to overcome different challenges, and many others.   Some of my favorite songs that you and the members of the Martha and the Vandellas were Heat Wave, Come and Get These Memories, In My lonely Room, Nowhere to Run,  and Dancing in the Streets.  After you left the Martha and the Vandellas, I liked on how you continue to work on making your solo songs.  Some of my favorite solo songs that you sang were Power of Love,  Love Blind, and I’m Not Leaving.   Also I really liked on how you used your role as board member of the SAG-AFTRA  Detroit chapter to help advocate for better wages  for musicians, sessions singers, and recording artists. Besides your acting career, I truly appreciate on how you are a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights causes to reduce discrimination. Also I like on how you use your role as an African American to help donate money to help support African American communities to be repaired and express the need for reducing racial profiling in the criminal justice system to help protect African Americans including minorities. Another thing that I like about your activism is how you use your role as a singer to help raise money to help fund the arts to make society diverse and advocate for better pay along with better health care benefits for artists, entertainers, and recording staff.

Ms. Reeves, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights causes really inspires me to work hard on my disability.  Last year I visited the Detroit Historical Museum in Detroit, Michigan where I enjoyed learning about the history of City of Detroit and some of Mowtown   playing a role in helping shape the city. In the museum, I saw an exhibit about your work as an artist during the Motown era and I had fun learning about some of your life along with how you work hard to overcome different obstacles.  Your role as a singer and your activism helps me continue my interest in listening to Mowtown music and learn history including social justice.  

I strongly believe that you are a very talented singer. You do such an excellent job making songs creative with some message or humor.  I really enjoyed learning about your career and taking the time to listen to your music. You have inspired me to work hard on my disability, learn about your life, explore Mowtown music, and continue to learn history including social justice.  I was wondering if you could please take the time to answer some of my questions. Also here is a picture of me when I visited Detroit, Michigan for you to keep as a gift for inspiring me. I have provided a small donation to help your activism.  Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to make a great difference for society and the arts.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick








Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Honorable Jim Suttle of Omaha, Nebraska ( 50th Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska)


Honorable Jim Suttle                               6/25/2020
6054 Country Club Oaks Place
Omaha, NE  68152

Dear Honorable Suttle,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice. In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, and many others. Honorable Suttle, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served as 50th Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska to be very inspiring to me.

When you served as 50th Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska from 2009-2013, I truly appreciate on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, supporting funds for women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy, and working with city council members to expand on laws to combat against hate-crime to help protect minorities including people who are different. On the economy,  I liked on how you support expansion of jobs-training programs to help train youth including workers to develop or improve on work skills  to help prepare for the work force and support an increase in the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers afford to live.  Expanding funds to help improve special education to help students with disabilities get accommodations they need to learn, implementing literacy programs to help adults including students develop literacy skills or improve on comprehension,  and pushing for after school programs to provide students with help on their assignments from tutors or get them involve in recreational activities are great ways to improve education. On the environment, I liked on how you support funds for renewable energy resources to help reduce addiction to oil with gas, encourage businesses including industries to use energy efficient products to help reduce high energy cost while reduce pollution, and push for funds to help keep parks including water resources clean to make them safe for people to use. Another thing that I liked about your work as Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska was how you pushed for more bicycle lanes to help protect people who ride bicycles from getting hit by vehicles, expand on programs to help people who are homeless including people who are low income get food including hygiene products, and support more drug treatment programs to help drug users get the care they need.

Honorable Suttle, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased.  Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. Your role as  50th Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska gives me motivation to learn history including social justice.  My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, and many others.

I strongly believe that you made a great difference in public service. I’m very proud on how you worked hard to support civil rights, protect the environment, improve on education, expand on social justice, and many others. You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn more about your work, and continue to learn different subjects. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to advocate for common sense ideas.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick



Monday, August 10, 2020

Mayor Hollie Cost of Montevallo, Alabama

Mayor Hollie Cost                                   3/13/2020
c/o Office of the Mayor
City Hall
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL  35115
Dear Mayor Cost,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan  and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice. In these subjects, I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, improve social justice to make communities a better place, and many others. Mayor Cost, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your role as Mayor of Montevallo, Alabama to be very inspiring to me.

`In your current role as Mayor of Montevallo, Alabama, I truly appreciate on how you are a strong supporter of Civil Rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, supporting funds for minorities including women businesses to help them compete in the economy, and working with city council members to expand laws to combat against hate-crimes to help protect minorities including people who are different. Expanding on jobs-training programs to help train youth including workers to develop work-skills to prepare for the workforce and expressing the need to raise the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers afford to live are great ways to improve the economy.  On the environment, I like on how you support funds for renewable energy resources to help reduce addiction to oil with gas, encourage businesses including industries to use energy efficient products to help reduce high energy cost while reduce pollution, and push for funds to improve city services to help clean parks including water resources to make them safe for people to use. Also on the environment, I liked on how you pushed for an initiative Commonwealth Green Communities to help promote green energy like expand on charging stations for electric vehicles to reduce co2 emissions, improve the recycling/trash program to help clean the city from trash, and push for energy efficient homes to help people form paying high energy cost while reduce pollution. Supporting funds for to improve special education to help students with disabilities get accommodations to learn, pushing for after school programs to provide students with help on their assignments, and implement literacy programs to help students including adults improve on their comprehension or gain reading skills is common sense for education reform.  Another thing that I like about your work as Mayor of Montevallo, Alabama is how you expand on community policing to make police officers engage with the community to help reduce tensions and work with community organizers along with organizations to improve on programs to help the homeless people get supplies or the care they need.

Mayor Cost, I have autism with a learning disability.  Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability.  On the NewDeal website about progressive public officials ranging from mayors to state legislatures or other public official position where they share ideas to improve society, I enjoyed reading about some of your ideas like the need to improve affordable housing, better environmental protection, and many others. Your role as current Mayor of Montevallo, Alabama gives me motivation to continue to learn history including social justice. My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need to make civil rights stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, improve public safety to make communities a better place, and many others. My letter is a gift to you for inspiring me for Women’s History Month to help recognize women who work hard to make a great difference.

I strongly believe that you are making a great difference for society. I’m very proud on how you are working hard to support civil rights, protect the environment, improve public safety, and many others. You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn about your work, and to continue to learn history including social justice. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to work hard to make a great impact on society.
Sincerely,

Matt Winick




Sunday, August 9, 2020

Mr. Paul Fusco voice actor/ALF

Mr. Paul Fusco                           6/12/2020
c/o Imagicom Productions, Inc.
10960 Wilshire Blvd.
5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90024-3708

Dear Mr. Fusco,

My name is Matt Winick and I’m a fan of your acting. My favorite tv show that you played in was Alf. Alf was a great comedy show about (Gordon Shumway) ALF, an alien life form where he crashes on earth and lives with the Tanner Family and has to understand life on earth.  Mr. Fusco, I thought you really did an excellent job voicing as (Gordon Shumway) ALF because I liked on how you made ALF have great traits like caring about the Tanner Family when they had a hard time, working hard  to understand life on earth when he is different, and having a sense of humor.  Also what I  like about ALF was how he cared about people when they have some struggles or lose motivation.  I enjoyed watching episodes of season 1 through 4 re-runs.  Some of my favorite episodes of Alf were Keeping the Faith, Border Song, Wedding Bell Blues, and many others.  ALF had some great symbolisms about the need for friendships when people have difficulty in life, how to work hard on overcoming different obstacles when you feel different from society, and the need to learn different things to help understand the world or to improve yourself.

Besides your acting career, I truly appreciate on how you are a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights causes to reduce discrimination.  Mr. Fusco, I have autism with a learning disability.  Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Also another thing that I struggle with a disability is when some friends, peers of my friends, and other people bully me or get judgmental about me being different or having a disability. Also when I make some mistakes I feel bad about myself.  As a result, I lose faith in myself and some days I get easily sad. Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. Your role as (Gordon Shumway) ALF and the ALF show helps give me some motivation to try to understand how friendships works, learn how to improve myself when I face difficulty or when I make a mistake, have a sense of humor, and many others.

I strongly believe that you are a very talented actor. You really did an excellent job making (Gordon Shumway) ALF a great character with different unique traits.  You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, be a fan of ALF, and continue to learn different ways to understand life or improve myself.. Here is a small donation for you to use to help your activism. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to make a great impact on society.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick



Saturday, August 8, 2020

Honorable Dudley Webster Dudley from New Hampshire (Former Member of the New Hampshire Executive Council for the 3rd District)


Honorable Dudley Webster Dudley                      7/01/2020
25 Woodman Road
Durham, NH  03824

Dear Honorable Webster Dudley,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history including social justice. In subjects,  I like to learn the need for satellites to be stronger reduce discrimination,  protect the environment from pollution,  expand and social justice to help improve communities,  and many others. Honorable Webster,  the main reason why I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served as Member of the New Hampshire Executive Council for the 3rd District to be very inspiring to me and to wish you a Happy Birthday for August 4th.

When you serve as member of the New Hampshire Executive Council on the 3rd District from 1977-1985, I truly appreciated and how you are a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people disability rights,  supporting funds  for Women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy,  and working with other members of the New Hampshire executive Council to expand laws to combat against hate crimes in order to protect minorities including people who are different.  On the economy,  I liked on how you supported expanding more jobs training programs  to help train workers including you to develop or improve on their work skills to help prepare for the workforce and support raising the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers afford to live. Expanding funds to help improve special education to assist students with disabilities get accommodations they need to learn and implementing literacy programs to help adults including students develop literacy skills or improve on comprehension are great ways to help improve education reform. Supporting funds for renewable energy resources to help reduce addiction to oil with gas,  encouraging businesses including industries to use energy efficient Products to help reduce energy cost while pollution,  and pushing for funds to help keep water resources,  parks,  and coastal areas safe for people to use is common sense to protect that environment.  Also on the environment, I really liked on how you had the courage to work hard to prevent oil companies from building their oil refineries in the coastal areas of New Hampshire including great Bay in order to protect the environment and coastal areas from being  polluted by  oil spills even though the oil companies spent money lobbying both political parties to support offshore drilling. To improve healthcare,  I specially liked on how you are a heavy advocate  for people with disabilities rights including  people with autism spectrum to get access to treatment programs to assist on their disability, expand on women’s healthcare to assist women to get help on their health when they have trouble afford it, and work with other members that New Hampshire executive Council to improve a mental health services to assist people with mental health to get the care they need.  Another thing that I liked about you work when you served as Member of that New Hampshire Executive Council for the 3rd District I liked on how you are an advocate for the need for ethics reforms like an ban on gifts to public officials from lobbying groups or lobbyist to reduce corruption, support drug treatment programs to help drug users get the care they need to reduce drug abuse,  and support programs to help assist people who are homeless or people who are low-income income get access to food including hygiene products. After you left public service I really like on how you continue to be a fierce advocate for civil lights including people disability rights, continued to be a strong advocate for better environmental protections,  and heavily support ideas to improve social justice.

Honorable Webster Dudley,  I have autism with a learning disability.  Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending learning different advance subjects,  sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts,  and get teased. Commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disability rights really inspires me to work hard and my disability.  Your role as former Member of that New Hampshire Executive Council for the 3rd District gives  me motivation to learn history,  social justice,  and environmental protection. My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination,  protect the environment from pollution,  and a strong need for social justice to make communities a better place.  My letter is a gift to you for inspiring me and to wish you a happy birthday for August 4.

I strongly believe that you made a great difference when you serve in public service.  I really enjoyed learning about your career in public Service and how you work hard making a difference on the internet. I’m very proud at how you worked hard to support civil lights, protect the environment,  expand on education reform,  support improvements in social justice,  and many others.  You have inspired me to work hard on my disability,  learn more about your work,  and continue to learn different subjects. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter,  working hard to make a difference even though politics is was difficult,  and inspiring me. Please continue to advocate for common sense idea else to help make our country a better place for people like me.

Sincerely

Matt  Winick


Friday, August 7, 2020

33rd State Comptroller Peter Franchot of Maryland

State Comptroller Peter Franchot                                              6/27/2020
c/o Office of Maryland State Comptroller
Goldstein Treasury Building
80 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD  21404-0466

Dear State Comptroller Franchot,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan and I have a strong interest in learning history, ethics reform, and social justice. In these subjects, I like I like to learn the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have ethics reform to help reduce corruption, and many others. State Comptroller Franchot, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work when you served as Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 20th district and as current 33rd Comptroller of Maryland to be very inspiring to me.

When you served as Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 20th district from 1987-2007, I truly appreciated on how you were a strong supporter of civil rights by advocating for people with disabilities’ rights, supporting funds for women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy, working with state legislatures from both political parties to expand on laws to combat against hate-crime to help protect minorities including people who are different. On the economy, I like on how you support expansion of jobs-training programs to help train youth including workers to develop work-skills to help prepare for the economy and support increasing the minimum wage to help assist minimum wage workers afford to live.  Supporting funds for renewable energy resources to help reduce addiction to oil with gas, working with other state legislators to expand funds to improve city services along with government services to  help clean parks including water resources to help make them safe for people to use, and encouraging businesses including industries to use energy efficient products to help reduce high energy cost while reduce pollution is common sense to protect the environment. To improve education, I like on how you support funds to improve special education to help students with disabilities get accommodations they need to learn, push for after school programs to provide students with help on their assignments from tutors, and implement literacy programs to help students including adults develop or improve on literacy skills.  In your current role as 33rd Comptroller of Maryland, I like on how you are a continuous strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights, provide funds to help restore historical sites including museums or attractions to help restore them along with improve learning, work on pushing for ethics reform like banning gifts to staff members or public officials from lobbyist to reduce corruption, and advocate for the need for affordable housing to help people who are poor or can’t afford to live get shelter. Another thing that I like about your work as State Comptroller is how you created an educational awareness about the need to combat against fraud to help teach people different ways to protect themselves from being targets of fraud, work with Attorney General of Maryland to investigate corruption along with combat against fraud, and heavily advocate for funds to keep coastal areas including Chesapeake bay clean. 

State Comptroller Franchot, I have autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different advance subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Your commitment to be a strong supporter of civil rights including people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability.  Your work as Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 20th district and as current 33rd Comptroller of Maryland helps give me motivation to continue to learn history including social justice.  My future goal is to someday work in these areas to help emphasize the need for civil rights to be stronger to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have ethics reform to help reduce corruption, and many others.

I strongly believe that you are making a great difference for society. I’m very proud on how you are working hard to support civil rights, protect the environment, push for ethics reform, and many others.  You have inspire me to work hard on my disability, learn about your work, and continue to learn different subjects.  Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, working hard to make a great difference, and inspiring me. Please continue to advocate for common sense ideas.

Sincerely,

Matt Winick


Thursday, August 6, 2020

Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from California









6/25/2020
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
136 Yale Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA  92270
Dear U.S. Senator Boxer,

My name is Matt Winick from Ann Arbor, Michigan with a strong interest in learning history including public policy. In these main subjects, I like to learn the need to make Civil Rights stronger in order to reduce discrimination, protect the environment from pollution, have government reform to reduce corruption, and many others.  U.S. Senator Boxer, the main reason I’m writing you a letter is to explain how I find your work as U.S. House of Representative from California’s 6th district and as U.S. Senator from California to be very inspiring to me.

When you served in the U.S. House of Representative from California’s 6th district from 1982-1993, I really appreciated on how you worked with Democrats including moderate Republicans to support along with pass the ADA of 1990 to help protect people with disabilities from being discriminated in public places, education, and jobs.  Also when you served in the U.S. House, I was very proud on how you supported The Clean Air Act of 1990 to require companies to burn cleaning fuel including expand funds on renewable energy projects to reduce pollution.  In the U.S. Senate in your role as U.S. Senator from California from 1993-2017, I was very proud on how you continue to be a strong supporter of improving Civil Rights by co-sponsor the Matthew Shepard Act to expand on federal definition of hate-crime to include crimes based on sexual orientation including minorities and people with disabilities, continue to advocate for people with disabilities’ rights, repeal DADT policy to help protect military officials with different sexual orientation from being discriminated in the military, support funding women including minorities businesses to help them compete in the economy,  and strongly supporting the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to help women filing for equal pay discrimination lawsuit when they are discriminated in pay.  To improve the economy, I liked your bipartisanship approach on working with Republican Senator John Ensign from Nevada to create Invest in the USA Act to encourage American companies to bring overseas profits back to the U.S. in order to create jobs and support the American Recovery Act of 2009, a stimulus package to create job-training programs along with invest in helping small businesses. Working the moderate Republican Jim Jeffords from Vermont on Clean Power Act to reduce emissions of the pollutants (sulfur dioxide and mercury) coming from power plants, supporting funds for research in renewable energy sources to reduce addiction to oil with gas, working with other U.S. Senators to help provide funds to protect including clean the Great Lakes from being polluted, and continuing to advocate for environmental protection is common sense to protect the environment from pollution.  Another thing that I like about work as U.S. Senator from California is how you are very committed on government reform like supporting Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act to reduce dark money along with limit contributions from special interest groups on political campaigns, expressing the need for disclosure rules to help show the public to know who their legislator is meeting with or getting money from, pushing for a ban on gift to congressional members or staff members from lobbying groups, and advocating for the need to overturn citizen’s united decision to continue to reduce corruption in elections including government from corporations including lobbying groups .         

U.S. Senator Boxer, I have Autism with a learning disability. Having a disability is hard for me because I have trouble comprehending on learning different subjects, sometimes I struggle to communicate my thoughts, and get teased. Another thing that I struggle is when people get judgmental about me being different based on a disability.  Your commitment to be a strong supporter of Civil Rights and your support for people with disabilities’ rights really inspires me to work hard on my disability. The ADA of 1990 that you supported helped benefit me to get an education from elementary school through my community college and it helped protected me from being discriminated based on a disability. In education, the ADA of 1990 helped give me accommodations like extra-time on exams, have a T.A. or a tutor help me work on different assignments, use educational software resources including a recorder to help assist me on comprehension along with improve on note-taking, and have special education services help set up accommodations.  It also helped me get an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts in May 2014 from Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan. My main focus in Liberal Arts is history, government, some science, criminal justice, and some businesses.  The American Recovery Act of 2009 helped me get into a job-training program called the B. Side of Arts at EMU college of Business in Michigan. At the job training program they had lecture explaining how businesses works including classes to help me along with other people to develop job-skills and even got paid. As a result, the American Recovery Act helped me develop job-skills to help me prepare for the workforce. Your work as U.S. House of Representative California’s 6th district and as U.S. Senator from California motivates me to continue to be interested in learning history including the need for government reform.

I strongly believe that you made a great difference in serving in public office.  I’m  very proud on how you had the courage to improve Civil Rights, protect the environment, work hard to fix the economy, and push for government reform.  The ADA of 1990 and the American Recovery Act helped benefit me.  You have inspired me to work hard on my disability and to be interested in learning history with government reform. Thanks for taking the time to read my letter, making a great impact on society, and inspiring me. I wish you well for the future and to continue to advocate for common sense ideas to help our country when it faces tough times.
Sincerely,

Matt Winick