Play Offense on Taxes – Tell them what WE want.

Minimal Script for a Democratic Legislator: 

I’m calling from [zip code] and I want to thank Rep.[Carbajal/Brownley] and Senator [Harris/Feinstein] for opposing the House/ Senate GOP tax bills.

We never asked for a tax cut. Are you ready to write things down?

What we want is accessible, comprehensive and affordable health care, protection of our social safety nets like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, investment in our schools and public infrastructure, affordable higher education for all, and protection of our air, water and natural resources. (Add on anything thing else we missed!)

Minimal Script for a Republican Legislator: 

I’m calling from [zip code] and I want to tell Rep./Sen. [___]  that we never asked for a tax cut. Are you ready to write things down?

What we want is accessible, comprehensive and affordable health care, protection of our social safety nets like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, investment in our schools and public infrastructure, affordable higher education for all, and protection of our air, water and natural resources. (Add on anything thing else we missed!)

Please tell your boss that if he/she/they  [___] vote for this fraudulent rich-get-richer scheme over our best interests, he/she/they will need a career backup plan after the next election.

Contact:

Senator Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430, email

and Senator Harris: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (559) 497-5109, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884, email

Other Senator Contacts: http://www.phoneyourrep.com

Rep. Julia Brownley: (CA-26): DC (202) 225-5811, Oxnard (805) 379-1779, T.O. (805) 379-1779, email

or Rep. Salud Carbajal: (CA-24): DC (202) 225-3601, SB (805) 730-1710 SLO (805) 546-8348, email

Other Rep Contacts: http://www.phoneyourrep.com

More Info.:

http://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/04/13170749/04-14-17-Taxes-release.pdf

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-17/americans-feel-good-about-the-economy-not-so-good-about-trump-j57v0var

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/09/27/the-middle-class-doesnt-want-a-tax-cut-it-wants-better-government/?utm_term=.c388d9ef1ae6

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