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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Congress: No Sweetheart Deals for Exploitative for-Profit Colleges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: colleges, for-profit education, ripoffs, sweetheart deals, bills, petitions, Congress )

Freya
- 12 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The worst culprits in the student debt crisis are poised to get a major handout from the new Republican Congress.
Tell Congress to Let the FCC Do Its Job and Save Real Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Net Neutrality, FCC, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 16 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Last week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he will ask the FCC to reclassify broadband as a utility -- just like tens of thousands of Democracy for America members asked him to do.
Invest in Jobs Instead of Jails
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Massachusetts, incarceration, prisons, jails, jobs, spending, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
Massachusetts spends $1 billion every year on incarcerating more and more offenders even though the stateâEUR(TM)s overall crime rate has decreased. Two legislators are trying to pass a bill that would save millions of tax dollars by reducing the stateâEUR(TM)s
Support National Funding for Abortions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, funding, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
Members of Congress, notably those from the GOP, passed an anti-abortion law that prevents federal funding for all abortions, delivering a significant blow towards womenâEUR(TM)s rights. Urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove this law, as it violates
DonâEUR(TM)t Punish a Good Cop for Standing Up to Police Brutality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, cops, police brutality, Buffalo, petitions )

Freya
- 37 days ago - change.org
My name is Cariol Horne. I am a proud New Yorker and a mother of five, and for nearly a decade I have been appealing a wrongful firing and the loss of my pension. When I was fired by Buffalo PD, the department charged me with obstruction for stopping...
Hold Rand Paul Accountable for Attacking Social Security and Americans With Disabilities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, benefits, seniors, disabled persons, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 37 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In an attempt to build support among extreme right-wing Republicans in advance of a likely presidential run, Senator Rand Paul told a group of New Hampshire Republicans on Wednesday that a majority of people who receive Social Security disability benefits
Invest in Repairing This Nation's Infrastructure!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: infrastructure, repairs, bills, Congress, petitions, bridges, roads, dams, trains, rails, power grid )

Freya
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2013, the American Civil Society of Engineers gave the U.S. a D+ grade on its infrastructure, estimating that $3.6 trillion in investment was necessary to fix the nation's highways, dams, rail and aviation systems, and more.
Join Sen. Bernie Sanders and 5 Million Americans in Calling for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Constitution, amendments, Citizens United, Congress )

Freya
- 44 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Join with Bernie Sanders, close to 100,000 DFA members, and 5 million Americans in calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Stand With President Obama for Better Internet Access
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Internet, access, petitions, communication, computers )

Freya
- 44 days ago - my.democrats.org
President Obama is proposing new measures to give more Americans access to faster internet. If you're reading this, we're guessing you agree.
Your State Can Stop the Comcast Merger!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: communications, mergers, monopolies. Comcast, Time-Warner, petitions )

Freya
- 44 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
That's right - the battle to stop Comcast's domination plan over our nation's cable TV and high-speed Internet isn't being fought just in Washington, D.C.
Tell Speaker Boehner and House Republicans: No Cuts to Social Security Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, spending cuts, petitions )

Freya
- 45 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On Tuesday, the first day Congress was in session this year, John Boehner and House Republicans launched a back-door attack on Social Security through a sinister rule change that sets the stage for drastic cuts to benefits.
TELL BOEHNER: DON'T GUT WALL STREET REFORM!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, reform, Wall Street, U.S. budget )

Freya
- 81 days ago - action.dccc.org
Republicans are trying to sneak provisions for Wall Street special interests into the budget deal. Don't let them!
Don't Raise Taxes for Poor Families
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, poverty, earned income credit, petitions )

Freya
- 84 days ago - forcechange.com
Republicans in the U.S. Congress are pushing to eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit, which helps families that rely on a limited income to get by with a reduced income tax. They were originally going to vote to continue this tax cut, but started...
Hold Extreme Republicans Accountable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Republicans, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 105 days ago - secure.emilyslist.org
The Republicans who won in this election are going to be bad for women and families. Pro-choice Democratic women need to know you're still standing with them.
Tell the Senate: Stop the Keystone XL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone XL, Senate, environment, petitions )

Freya
- 106 days ago - nextgenclimate.org
The Senate is about to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline. Tell your senator to vote NO.
 

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