Tell Congress: Support Funding for Climate Solutions

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Right now, representatives from more than 200 countries are meeting at the international climate change conference in Bonn, Germany to effectively implement the Paris climate agreement. Today we learned that war-torn Syria plans to … Continued

Actions and Opportunities from PA Interfaith Power and Light

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (http://www.paipl.org): Federal action opportunities Our lawmakers are engaged with tax reform, making now an excellent time to contact them to remind them that budgets are moral documents that declare our priorities, and, similarly, that tax … Continued

Clean Water Act Turns 45, Federal Budget Threatens Protections—Tell PA Senators that Deep Cuts are Unacceptable

From River Network (https://www.rivernetwork.org/): Recently the federal law that protects water quality across the country, the Clean Water Act, hit a milestone – 45 years in place. Yet the protections guaranteed by the Clean Water Act are in jeopardy. The … Continued

These Cuts Hurt

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/10/30/these-cuts-hurt/#.Wfd_5ltSwdU By Lecia Imbery October 30, 2017 Congress just passed a budget that calls for massive cuts in human needs programs. The devastating effect these cuts would have on millions of Americans is why CHN is cosponsoring the #TheseCutsHurt … Continued

House Fast-Tracks GOP Tax Plan by Passing Senate Version of FY 2018 Budget Resolution

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org): On Thursday, October 26, the House voted to pass the Senate version of the FY2018 budget, 216-212. This sets up a fast-track process (“reconciliation”) for the House and Senate to take up … Continued

Tell Congress to #DefundHate

From the Detention Watch Network (https://www.detentionwatchnetwork.org/): Congress is currently considering a budget that would jeopardize the lives of immigrants, harm our community members, and further militarize our borders. As funding negotiations continue, it is critical that our Senators and Representatives … Continued

51 Senators Vote to Slash Medicaid in Order to Pay for Tax Cuts for the Rich

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/10/20/51-senators-vote-slash-medicaid-order-pay-tax-cuts-rich/#.WepJdVtSwdU By Deborah Weinstein October 20, 2017 They also voted to cut Medicare, education, housing assistance, job training, home heating/cooling assistance, SNAP, Meals on Wheels, Head Start, environmental and public health protections, child care, help for people with disabilities… … Continued

Tell PA’s Senators: Vote NO on Budget that Slashes Human Needs Programs to Cover Tax Cuts for the Rich

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): The Senate will vote on a budget next week that has only one purpose: to tee up massive tax cuts for the rich and corporations. Please send emails to your Senators to say: … Continued