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US Politics & Gov't

GOP Chases Fake IRS Scandal, But Makes The Real One Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS scandal, congress, republicans, budget cuts, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, politics, government )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - nationalmemo.com
In a report released Wednesday, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities illustrates just how badly Congress has constrained the IRS' ability to do its job. As a result of the cuts, the IRS has been forced to reduce its workforce by 11% since 2010.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Budget Conference Committee to Protect Kids and Families in the Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, sequestration, children, families, politics, congress, usa, news )

Cal
- 316 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Protect children and families in the budget, end the harmful automatic spending cuts of the sequester, and get America back on track to create ladders of opportunities for all!
California Congressman Brags About 'Savings' In Farm Bill, Ignoring Devastating Food Stamp Cuts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, food bill, republicans, dishonesty, government, congress, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 399 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) flagrantly misrepresented what the House has done with the farm bill at a constituent breakfast in Turlock, California on Wednesday.
Citing Budget Deficit, Philadelphia Closes 23 Schools But Spends Historic Sum On New Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Austerity, budget cuts, Philadelphia, Prisons, school closings )

Judy
- 468 days ago - mintpressnews.com
While officials blamed the decision on a $304 million debt, others are questioning the state's decision to simultaneously spend hundreds of millions on corporate tax breaks and a new prison.
Domestic Violence Shelters Fear The Ultimate Cost From Sequestration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sequestration, budget cuts, domestic violence, domestic violence shelters )

Judy
- 471 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Sequestration, the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that went into effect in March, by design cuts a wide array of government-funded programs. While sequestration is reducing state and local budgets, however, victims' need for support is rising.
Tell Obama We Won't Stand for Social Security Benefit Cuts ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, budget cuts, social security, obama, lies, economy )

Nancy
- 531 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
USA TODAY: Many of the cuts to be included in the Obama budget were offered to House Speaker John Boehner last year..."You can't call yourself a Democrat and support Social Security benefit cuts," said Stephanie Taylor of the Progressive Change Campaign-
No Baby Formula for Poor Kids? Sequester Cuts Are Tragic Blow to the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: , fiscal cliff, budget cuts, deficit reduction, sequestration, spending cuts, Republicans, President Obama, medicare, medicaid, poor, social security, food stamps )

Julia
- 560 days ago - alternet.org
The sequestration cuts contain billions of dollars in mandatory budget reductions in programs that help low-income Americans including one that gives vouchers for housing to the poor, disabled, and another that provides fortified baby formula to the poor.
Honor InterNational Women Day By Speaking Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Sequester, budget cuts, economic security of women, families, national economy, hardship )

Dandelion
- 560 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Congress has chosen to do nothing to stop across-the-board spending cuts that threaten the health and economic security of women, our families, and our national economy. Please sign Petition.
Bargain Over Fiscal Cliff Brings Changes To Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, healthcare, healthcare, obama, fiscal cliff, Medicare, budget cuts, sequestration, usa, news, government, ethics, congress )

Cal
- 624 days ago - npr.org
A temporary fix in payments for doctors will be paid for by a decade of cuts to hospitals.
Tell Nancy Pelosi: Draw a Line in the Sand on Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Benefits ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: medicare, social security, USA, Pelosi, budget cuts, economy )

Nancy
- 861 days ago - act.credoaction.com
For years, Republicans in Congress have waged a crusade to end these programs, either by privatizing them or simply defunding them. And sadly, far too many Democrats have bought into the rightwing propaganda.
Don't Let Them Slash the Women's Bureau ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, women, labor, budget cuts, americans, money )

Nancy
- 916 days ago - capwiz.com
Help lead the charge for women in the workforce: Tell your representative the vital programs of the Women's Bureau should not be abandoned or undermined while women still face substantial and systemic inequalities at work. Ask her or him to oppose these
Do Congress and Obama Really Support the Tribal Law and Order Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tribal relations, budget cuts, Native American Programs, obama, government, congress, news, media, usa, economy )

Cal
- 1005 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
When Congress released its fiscal year 2012 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Programs Report on November 14, it was as if those components of the TLOA, which so many Congress members had hailed so recently
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Keep Anti-Environment Attacks Off Year-End Bills
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, environmental progreams, congress, republicans, democrats, usa, economy )

Cal
- 1017 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Urge your senators and representative to finish their work without undermining health and environment protections. As Congress rushes to finish its work on funding bills for the year, House Republican leaders are trying to slip through measures that have
Aides: 'Super Committee' Likely to Announce Failure to Reach Debt Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supercommittee, talks, deadlock, budget cuts, obama, politics, economy, democrats, republicans, propaganda, news, government, corruption, congress, usa )

Cal
- 1033 days ago - cnn.com
A weekend of talks among members of the congressional committee charged with coming up with $1.2 trillion in budget cuts appeared to produce no last-minute compromise ahead of Monday's practical deadline.
 

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