Call-In Days, July 13-15—Urge PA Senators to Protect Vulnerable Families

Take Action Now: Join our National Budget Call-In Days on Wednesday, July 13 through Friday, July 15. Call Senators Casey and Toomey toll-free at 888-907-1485.

 

Alternatively, you can call their offices directly—find contact information at the following locations:

 

Senator Robert Casey: http://casey.senate.gov (NOTE: Senator Casey has a toll-free number—(866) 802-2833)

Senator Pat Toomey: http://toomey.senate.gov

 

Let them know that you are calling as a person of faith, and:

 

  • Tell them that middle-class and struggling families must not bear the brunt of the budget cuts.
  • Demand a budget plan that reduces the deficit responsibly and works for all Americans – not just millionaires and big business.
  • Urge them to oppose harmful cuts or caps to programs serving our nation’s most vulnerable communities in negotiations to reduce the deficit.
  • Urge them to insist on fair increases in revenues to prevent reckless cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps, and other essential services.

Though reducing the long-term deficit is an important step toward stabilizing and growing our nation’s economy, it is critical that it is done responsibly. Americans deserve a plan that gradually reduces the deficit without reckless cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and other vital programs serving millions of families, children, seniors, and struggling communities.

 

Join our National Budget Call-In Days on Wednesday, July 13 through Friday, July 15 and make sure your voice is heard.

 

Some in Congress would jeopardize our economy by refusing any revenue increase and targeting trillions of dollars in cuts to essential health, nutrition, education, employment, housing, and other programs. Work is proceeding this week to craft a deficit reduction deal that may make decisions for the next decade. Please tell your Senators that our future depends on essential investments, and that the wealthiest among us can afford to pay their share.

 

We support a budget plan that follows these basic principles.  Any agreement to reduce the deficit must:

 

  • Protect millions of vulnerable Americans who rely on federal support to meet their critical needs from the burden of deficit reduction;
  • Rely at least as much on fair revenue increases as on spending cuts;
  • Reject any effort to impose an amendment to the Constitution that would require a balanced budget every year, regardless of the state of the economy; and
  • Protect investments – such as public infrastructure, education and job training – that are vital to our nation’s economic advancement.

With so much at stake, it is more important than ever that your senators hear from you.

 

Join our National Budget Call-In Days on Wednesday, July 13 through Friday, July 15. Make sure your voice is heard!

 

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