By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Let's start with the fact that we knew the GOP Senate was, on the whole, a bunch of lily-livered cowards. We're still entitled to be disappointed in/furious at our government. But even if you went into temporary hiding from the news, it's only gonna get … Continue reading If you’re angry and you know it, do these things
Deadline: November 13 Day of Action - We've written before about the state of our elections and the security, or rather the profound lack of security, of our voting machines. We've told you about foreign interference and the desperate need for money to actually secure our votes. We've mentioned that there is $600 million authorized … Continue reading Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver
We've been writing for some time about the Farm Bill, an immense piece of legislation that - among many, many other things - covers SNAP/CalFresh (aka food stamps). Once again, we need you to contact your members of Congress to protect this crucial benefit that helps one in eight Americans put food on the table. … Continue reading Protect the Farm Bill in Conference
See our current Calls to Action to get involved! This page archives all posted actions. Week of July 20th, 2020 Action: State Bills Need Your Help Deadline: ASAP, votes will be scheduled throughout August – The California legislature is set to return from recess next Monday, July 27, and all bills must be passed by August … Continue reading Archived Calls & Emails for the Week
House Republicans drastically cut SNAP/CalFresh (AKA food stamps) from the Farm Bill (H.R. 2) on June 21, and this week the action moves to the Senate, with an expected vote by Friday, June 29. SNAP helps put food on the table for people struggling to find work, low-income families with children, veterans, and seniors. Find … Continue reading Feed People – Save Food Stamps
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to scroll down to see what you can do today. Also, check out these things you can do: Regulation changes: What you don't know can hurt you (and everyone else). Here's what you can do. IEB regularly visits our Members of Congress. Join us: it really … Continue reading Take Action!