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Blog: Budget Priorities

Jun 20, 2013 | By Marge Clark, BVM

It is important to support Senator Mikulski in the overall spending level, and in proposing appropriations levels thast place the needs of people ahead of the military industrial complex.  Read more

Blog: More on SNAP - How Could They?

May 22, 2013 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Today, the Senate agreed by unanimous consent to accept an amendment - but no one thought to tweak it to protect innocent families.  Read more

Blog: Feed the Children? Feed the Elderly? Feed People with Disabilities?

May 22, 2013 | By Marge Clark, BVM

The Farm Bill is currently on the floor in the Senate. Yesterday (May 21) was not a good day for hungry people. Read more

Blog: President Obama Proposes Budget

Apr 10, 2013 | By Marge Clark, BVM

A look at his FY2014 budget proposal.  Read more

Blog: Chained CPI, Our Elders and Our Veterans

Dec 19, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Speaker Boehner and even the president are beginning to focus on one area of savings objected to by advocates who know what it is: a benefit cut to Social Security beneficiaries. Read more

Blog: Answering a Call to Moral Duty

Dec 17, 2012 | By Katie Brennan, Guest Blogger

Before becoming sheriff, Curran had served as a prosecutor. He was heralded as a great crusader for immigration enforcement, bringing America “back to its foundations,” and people compared Curran to Joe Arpaio…. He researched immigration from a political, economic, and ethical perspective, realizing just how wrong he was. Curran compares his story to Paul, his confirmation name. Like Paul’s conversion from Saul to Paul on the road to Damascus, Curran says he underwent a similar conversion. Read more

Blog: What Have We Done About Poverty?

Dec 13, 2012 | By Rachael Travis

A Look at the History of Federal Legislation and the Effect It Has Had on Poverty Read more

Blog: Question for Speaker Boehner

Dec 12, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

My question is: Congressman Boehner, where is the list of tax loopholes you are going to cut or eliminate? Read more

Blog: Washington Negotiations

Dec 07, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Negotiations are moving slowly on means to avert Sequestration (known as the Fiscal Cliff). Read more

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