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Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010 (H.R. 5019, S. 3434)

Otherwise known as “cash for caulkers,” the bill is designed to create jobs by providing short-tern incentives for residential energy efficiency improvements. Read more

Fresh Food Bill Cosponsors Needed

In March, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced H.R. 4971, the Greening Food Deserts Act, to help increase local agricultural production and fresh food availability in U.S. communities known as “food deserts” because of their limited access to affordable and nutritious food. Read more

Green Building

NETWORK strongly supports individual, corporate and government actions that help support (or renew) healthy ecosystems. The homes in which we live tell much about our environmental values. NETWORK encourages incorporation of environmentally responsible ways of living, as these become available.

Platform for the Common Good

During the 2008 election season, as the political parties developed their political platforms, many Catholics groups came together to develop a Platform for the Common Good.  This platform is based on principles from Catholic social tradition and addresses what we can do to make our nation “a more perfect union” focused on the common good.

Platform for the Common Good

Connection

Our award-winning quarterly publication, the Connection, provides in-depth analysis of important social justice issues, along with examples of people who are making a difference. You can find copies of past issues on our archives page.

Letter-to-the-editor Tips

Tips for writing letters to the editor, a great way to express your views to your community as well as members of Congress who read the news publications. Read more

Lobbying Tips

NETWORK's tips for writing, calling and visiting your Member of Congress in Washington or in your district. Read more

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NETWORK's legislative agenda for 2015 can be viewed here.

 

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