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Blog: Congress, Consider Your Priorities

Jun 22, 2010 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Members of Congress, particularly the Senate these days, express dire threats about the deficit. Many are intent on shredding the social safety net at every opportunity while limiting job growth assistance and contributing to loss of public sector jobs – to prevent adding to the dreaded monetary deficit.  Read more

Refundable Tax Credits

The tax code is one of the most effective ways to address the economic needs of low-income families and individuals. NETWORK believes that a just tax system includes refundable credits for low-income workers and their families. These tax credits can provide essential income assistance to working families and are a proven mechanism to alleviate poverty.

Federal Budget, Debt and Taxes

NETWORK firmly believes that the federal budget is a moral document because it presents the clearest expression of our nation’s priorities. Just as a family prioritizes expenditures and decides how it will cover those expenses, so does a nation.   

NETWORK analyzes aspects of the federal budget each year in light of our faith, calling upon the totality of our Catholic social justice tradition. We are reminded that we are responsible for all of humanity and our varied ecosystems; and that we are to treat others as Jesus has before us.

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