Hello Mr. Baird,
I've been meaning to write for a while, and your recent mailer provided the motivation I needed.
First of all, I'd like to thank you for representing our district. I realize that it takes a significant amount of effort to keep in touch with your district at home and be involved in Washington, too. I also want to thank you for your military service. It's clear that you are dedicated to our country.
The primary thing that I wanted to write to you about is the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Frankly, I'm quite discouraged by the lack of control of the spread of the virus, and the lack of any effective effort by the federal government in this area. I think it's good that there has been significant economic relief. But that's a bandaid. I'll repeat what I said in my May email to you: the economy will not recover as long as coronavirus transmission is still happening. Why hasn't the federal government taken the lead on controlling spread? As a member of Congress and as a representative of our distric