Category Archives: Take Action

Support Federal Medicare for All Legislation

From Healthcare-NOW! (http://www.healthcare-now.org/): Very soon Representative John Conyers will re-introduce HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act! There is a brief window to ask your Representative to become an “original co-sponsor” of the legislation before it is … Continue reading

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Urge PA’s Senators to Stand Up for Diplomacy

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org): The 114th Congress convened in Washington this week, with many Members eager to express their hawkish foreign policy views, especially when it comes to Iran. Please ask our Senators to stand up for diplomacy in the … Continue reading

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Commit to Pray for Climate on Valentine’s Day

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): All of life depends on Earth’s climate. But like the air we breathe and the water we drink, we often take it for granted. And now, as global warming pollution builds up in the … Continue reading

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Sign Petition to Protect Voting Rights

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (VA-06) has said that he believes that the Voting Rights Act as it currently stands – after the Supreme Court gutted it – provides … Continue reading

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Support Funding the PA Housing Trust Fund

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/): With the start of the new session comes the reintroduction of the bills to Fund the Fund –  the State Housing Trust Fund (PHARE). PHARE is a proven program that is working in Shale … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Stand Up for Diplomacy

From Peace Action (http://peace-action.org/): The 114th Congress convened in Washington this week, with many Members eager to express their hawkish foreign policy views, especially when it comes to Iran. Please ask your Senators to stand up for diplomacy in the … Continue reading

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Ban Fracking on Public Lands

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Good news! Representative Mark Pocan (WI-2) recently introduced a national bill to ban fracking on all public lands — the strongest piece of federal legislation against fracking to date. Will you send a message … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Congress Undermine Social Security

From Social Security Works (http://www.socialsecurityworks.org/): A new rule during adoption of rules by the newly convening House of Representatives prevents a simple technical amendment, known as “reallocation” – something that has been done many times over the history of Social … Continue reading

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Tell the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to Protect Our Water

From Earth Works (http://www.earthworksaction.org/): Urge the SRBC to revise their proposed rules on water and drilling at http://org.salsalabs.com/o/676/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16673. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is charged with protecting and managing water resources across Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. As shale … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Limit Censorship of Torture Report

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): There’s no sugar-coating it – some key champions in the fight to end torture lost re-election this week.  It will be a different Congress when it reconvenes in 2015 and it will … Continue reading

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