President Obama: Sign an Executive Order now and immediately grant over 2 million Americans working for private contractors on federal property a living wage. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————– The biggest low-wage employer in the United States isn’t Walmart or McDonald’s, it’s the United States government. Federal contractors employ 2,000,000 people at poverty-level wages, more than Walmart and McDonald’s [...]Add Your Name
7 million new jobs in one year. $4.4 trillion in deficit reduction. It’s time for Congress to pass a budget that puts America Back to Work. Send a message to your Representative: Become a Citizen Co-Sponsor. We’re in a jobs crisis that isn’t going away. Millions of hard-working American families are falling behind, and the [...]Add Your Name
Please join Rep. Keith Ellison, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, for an important organizing call on protecting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid from cuts. Progressive leaders and organizations interested in working together on next steps are invited to join the discussion. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid – Organizing Conference Call Wednesday, May 1st. 12:30pm [...]
“We call on the State Department to extend the public comment period for the Keystone XL pipeline environmental impact statement from 45 days to the full 120 days allowed by law. A daily average of nearly 18,000 people submitted their comments on this issue – so far. The American people deserve an additional 75 days [...]Add Your Name
Our country faces a simple choice between investing in jobs for working Americans or continuing tax breaks for the world’s richest individuals and corporations. The CPC’s budget alternative, the Back to Work Budget, creates nearly 7 million jobs and reduces our nation’s unemployment rate to near 5 percent in three years by rebuilding roads and [...]
Download the EMBARGOED Back to Work Budget informational one-sheet here. Please remember this information is embargoed until Wednesday, March 13th at noon. Please join the Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget Task Force for an important organizing call to answer questions and discuss specifics in the Back to Work budget, timelines for action and votes, and ideas [...]RSVP Now
Please join the Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget Task Force for an important organizing call to discuss specifics in the 2013 CPC budget, timelines for action and votes, and ideas on how to work together in supporting it. Budget Task Force Organizing Conference Call Wednesday, February 27th 4:30pm – 5:30pm RSVP for details on how to join [...]RSVP Now!
Tomorrow, we’re gathering to tell the greedy CEOs at “Fix the Debt” to keep their hands off Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare, and to start paying their fair share. Join us and community members from OurDC and Social Security Works: Wednesday, Jan. 30th at Noon “Fix the Debt” Headquarters 1899 L St., NWJoin us in DC!
Petition: I stand with progressives in Congress in support of abolishing the debt ceiling by passing the Full Faith and Credit Act of 2013. —– It’s time to abolish the debt ceiling. What seemed like a simple way to consolidate federal debt in 1939 has turned into a yearly crisis that led, in 2011, to [...]Sign the petition
Tell Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz to keep his hands off our Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid!Sign the petition