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Tell Congress: Protect Dreamers. Defund Hate.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bills, spending, immigrants, youth, petitions )

Freya
- 431 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congress needs to approve an omnibus spending bill to fund the government and keep it running by March 23.
Tell Congress: Unite to Support Public Transportation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: transit, transportation, funding, spending, petitions )

Freya
- 440 days ago - voicesforpublictransit.org
The Administration's infrastructure initiative and budget recommendations will cut funding for critical public transportation infrastructure programs, including the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program and others.
How the Pentagon Devours America's Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spending, taxes, military, defense )

Freya
- 441 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine for a moment a scheme in which American taxpayers were taken to the cleaners to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars and there was barely a hint of criticism or outrage.
No Budget, No Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US budget, spending, taxes, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 480 days ago - action.nolabels.org
It seems as though Congress just can't get to an agreement on anything. Our government is now in a shutdown that is estimated to cost us $6.5 billion per week if members of Congress can't find a way to work together.
Cut Military Spending - Don't Increase It!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, military, budget, spending, public assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 774 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our defense budget is larger than the next dozen nations combined. Meanwhile, our bridges and roads are crumbling, many cities have unsafe water, veterans who risked all for this country cannot get the therapy they need.
What War Are We Buying With Another $58 Billion for the Military?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budgets, spending, taxes, military, defense, waste )

Freya
- 788 days ago - alternet.org
Don't want more military spending? <a href="http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/36 7/932/858/">Please sign this petition.</a>
Trump and His Obscene War Machine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, military, budget, spending, defense )

Freya
- 805 days ago - alternet.org
A month into his presidency, Donald Trump announced that he would increase US military spending by $54 billion. To do this, Trump said that he would cut the exact amount from the non-military, namely social, programs.
Speaker Boehner's Last Deal: 2-Year Budget, Debt Ceiling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, budget deals, spending, spending bill )

AWAY AWHI
- 1299 days ago - yahoo.com
Speaker John Boehner is pressing ahead with one last deal as he heads for the exits, pushing to finalize a far-reaching, two-year budget agreement with President Barack Obama before handing Congress' top job over to Rep. Paul Ryan this week
Invest in Jobs Instead of Jails
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Massachusetts, incarceration, prisons, jails, jobs, spending, petitions )

Freya
- 1574 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
Postal Service on the Verge of Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USPS, postal service, government, congress, spending, business, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2481 days ago - money.cnn.com
Without help from Congress, the U.S. Postal Service is likely to default on a big bill due Wednesday to the federal government -- $5.5 billion to prepay health care benefits for retirees.
MoveOn.Org Political Action: Stop the Military Industrial Congressional Complex
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Executive Order, military, spending, political influence, Citizen's United, SupremeCourt, obama, government, elections, corruption )

Caitlin
- 2910 days ago - pol.moveon.org
PLEASE SIGN PETITION TO combat the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" unconscionable decision to allow corporations to dump millions into political coffers. Hear Robert Reich's argument in this VIDEO. Hold down Cntl & click on [Visit Site| for new page.
Stopgap Spending Bill Clears Congress. What Happens Next?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, government, ethics, spending, usa, war, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, u.s. )

AWAY AWHI
- 3068 days ago - csmonitor.com
Passage of the spending bill, which goes to Obama for signing, averts a midnight government shutdown. It also leaves the bitter fight over spending to the next Congress.
End Dumping More Bucks Down the Black Hole of Military Spending ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, military, spending, humans, protection )

Cher
- 3092 days ago - environment.change.org
This is ALSO a pledge to counteract more military spending by voting "NO" on the poll. We need every penny we can scrounge up for repairing our biosphere, instead of spending atrocious amounts more on further destruction
Obama Pushes $50 Billion in Infrastructure Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, transportation infrastructure, spending, jobs, economic growth, Congress )

Anna
- 3175 days ago - edition.cnn.com
President Barack Obama, in a bid to create jobs and boost economic growth, called on Congress on Monday to pass a $50 billion plan to renew the country's transportation infrastructure.
Supreme Court Considers Major Shift in Election Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conservative, supreme, court, reverse, McCain-Feingold, Act, elections, corruption, corporate, free speech, campaign, spending, power, corruption, money, finance, politics, society, business )

Tom
- 3549 days ago - latimes.com
The Supreme Court conservative majority want to give corporations even more power by reversing two previous rulings that limit corporate spending in elections, saying such limits violate the 1st Amendment "free speech" rights of corporations!
 

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