PDACNM NEWSLETTER SEPT 5, 2017 Justice is Not for Sale


SUMMER FOR PROGRESS – HOW IT’S GOING

Earlier in the summer we talked about the Summer for Progress project which is sponsored by many progressive groups around the country, including PDA, Our Revolution and Working Families Party.  The action requested was to visit offices of US House Representatives and ask them to co-sponsor the following bills:

Medicare for All: H.R. 676 Medicare For All Act
Free College Tuition: H.R. 1880 College for All Act of 2017
Worker Rights: H.R.15 – Raise the Wage Act
Women’s Rights: H.R.771 – Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2017
Voting Rights: H.R. 2840 – Automatic Voter Registration Act
Climate Change: H.R. 2242 – Keep It in the Ground Act of 2017
Criminal Justice and Immigrant Rights: H.R.3543 – Justice is Not For Sale Act of 2017
Taxing Wall Street: H.R. 1144 – Inclusive Prosperity Act

The results of our efforts have been published as a scorecard which you can link to here.

FYI Rep. Lujan Grisham has a score of 25% (H.R.771 and H.R. 2840) and Rep. Luján has a score of 13% (H.R.15).  Nancy Pelosi also has a score of 13%.  Reps. Barbara Lee and Jan Schakowsky have scores of 100%

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