Our September BBLV asks include:
Bring on the Robin Hood Tax!
On Monday September 17, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Keith Ellison and co-sponsors will introduce the "Inclusive Prosperity Tax". The Robin Hood Tax, also known as the Financial Speculation Tax (FST), would generate hundreds of billions of dollars. That money could provide funding for jobs to kick-start the economy and get America back on its feet. It could help save the social safety net in the US and around the world. And it will come from fairer taxation of the financial sector.
See more information here: Why Support the Robin Hood Tax? | Listen to National Nurses United Political Director Ken Zinn discuss the Robin Hood Tax with PDA's Economic and Social Justice team here. | Read a fact sheet on the Robin Hood tax here.
NO War with Iran! While the warmongers rage, we keep our heads.
H.R. 4173--Rep. Barbara Lee's "Prevent Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and Stop War Through Diplomacy Act." Click here for the PDA action alert on Iran. PDA supports the Days of Action--no Strike on Iran September 19 and 20.
Go to our BBLV page here for additional legislation we are asking our Representatives to support.
2012 is the Year of the Progressive, and PDA is delivering the slate of progressive legislative demands to Congress each and every month without fail. When we visit local offices we also have a team on Capital Hill. We are consistent and persistent.
For more information on our legislative asks, click here.
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