Posts tagged Speier
Tell your MoC's - Don't rush impeachment through

If the House votes articles of impeachment, the trial in the Senate will be under the control of Republicans who will do everything they can to prevent Trump from being convicted. If Trump is acquitted, he will be an even greater danger to democracy. Therefore, the House should not send articles of impeachment to the Senate until there is some likelihood of winning a conviction.

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Support HR 4300 - The Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act

Many young people leaving foster care after they reach adulthood become homeless soon after losing the child welfare system’s support, and, among those who do, more than half experience multiple episodes of homelessness. HR 4300 — the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act — would help address this tragic policy failure by making Housing Choice Vouchers available to more at-risk foster youth, to help them rent housing at an affordable cost during these vulnerable transition years. Ask that Speaker Pelosi support and Congresswoman Speier co-sponsor this important bipartisan bill.

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Ask your MoCs to #DefundHate!

In our “checks and balances” government, Congress holds the power of the purse—the authority to direct how the government spends money, and thereby what the government does and how. Congress can use this to check immigration enforcement authorities by cutting off the flow of money to programs that mistreat people coming to the United States.

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Defense, Militarism, Foreign Policy & the "Power of the Purse"

In our “checks and balances” government, Congress holds the power of the purse—the authority to direct how the government spends money, and thereby what the government does and how. Trump administration programs and schemes can be blocked by denying them funds, and some of their destructive regulation and rule changes can be countered by mandating how funds have to be used.

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Ask your MoCs to wield the Power of the Purse!

In our “checks and balances” government, Congress holds the power of the purse—the authority to direct how the government spends money, and thereby what the government does and how. Trump administration programs and schemes can be blocked by denying them funds, and some of their destructive regulation and rule changes can be countered by mandating how funds have to be used.

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Tell Rep. Speier: No War with Iran!

A war with Iran – yet another endless conflict – will be a disaster for America, a catastrophe for the peoples of the Middle East, and a devastating blow to the world economy. If oil fields and facilities are set afire the global climate crises could be accelerated and intensified. We must do everything possible to prevent right-wing Republicans, Trump, and his cronies from starting such a war in violation of the Constitution and against the wishes and interests of We the People.

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