Next up…the House! Story here.
If your senator did the right thing on this issue, call them and THANK them! Legislators appreciate being thanked like anybody else. They also need positive feedback to know that they are accurately representing our interests.
Continue reading “Wed. 5/16: Update – Net Neutrality passed the Senate! Your calls were heard!”
If your senator or representative is doing the right thing on these issues, call them and THANK them!
Legislators appreciate being thanked like anybody else. They also need positive feedback to know that they are accurately representing our interests.
Call on Net Neutrality today!
Click here for information, call scripts, and contact numbers.
Our legislators on net neutrality:
Rep. Brownley: click here.
Rep. Carbajal: click here.
Sen. Feinstein: click here.
Sen. Harris on : Click here and here.
Other legislative contacts: http://www.phoneyourrep.com Continue reading “Wed. 5/16: Two quick reminder calls for our legislators to tell them that we’re watching!”
Action #1 – “NO” on S.2155 – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act”
From Indivisible: “The week of March 5, the Senate is expected to vote on S. 2155, the deceptively named “Economic Growth, Regulary Relief and Consumer Protection Act”. This bill guts key portions of the Dodd-Frank Act and would shield25 of the world’s 38 biggest banks, such as Deutsche Bank and Santander from regulation and roll back key consumer protections. Indivisible has put out an explainer page here. Here are the basic points.
- The bill puts us at risk of another crisis. It raises the oversight threshold from $50 billion to $250 billion, exempting 25 of the 38 biggest banks, many of whom received TARP bailout money, from regulation.
- It allow racial discrimination in mortgage lending to go unchecked
- It erodes critical consumer protections
- It started with good intentions to help community banks and consumers, but then lost its way as it was altered to help giants continue their unethical practices..
Check out if your Senator (12 Democrats signed on) got caught up in this here. Continue reading “Friday – 3/2 – They’re coming for everything…”
The EPA comments count keeps growing! Yes, Scottie, contrary to your corporate friends, who apparently plan to retire on Plan-et B, clean air, clean water and a toxin-free environment are important to the rest of us.
Last week, we asked you to call our senators about the GOP’s S.951 “RAA – Regulatory Accountability Act”, which was described by the Environmental Defense Fund as the “scariest legislation you’ve never heard of”. Well, we just found this great roadmap of how the bill would work. Enjoy and share!