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Sister Simone Campbell: Tax extender deal deserves veto

By Sister Simone Campbell - 12/01/14 06:50 PM EST

[Published in The Hill]

President Obama’s threat to veto Congress’s new pro-corporate tax deal is the right response. This deeply flawed agreement would permanently extend expensive tax breaks for business while ignoring tax credits for families living in or near poverty.

NETWORK In The Media - Update

There continues to be a whirlwind of media interest in NETWORK, "Nuns on the Bus," and Sister Simone Campbell. Did you see us on Bill Moyers & Company? Or The Colbert Report? Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks Out On MSNBC Against Ryan Budget

NETWORK has taken a strong stand in opposition to the so-called “Ryan Budget,” a Republican budget proposal that would hurt people in need while benefitting the wealthiest. Watch NETWORK's Executive Director speak out forcefully against a budget proposal that the author claims represents "Catholic" values. Read more

NETWORK in the News

Because of the recent contraception controversy, NETWORK and our Executive Director, Sr. Simone Campbell, have appeared in numerous media outlets over the past two weeks. (Click on the link above to see some of the coverage.) While we appreciate the mentions, we are also somewhat dismayed that the major focus of our mission – social and economic justice – does not tend to draw such intense public interest. Read more

NETWORK in The Atlantic Magazine

"The Contraception Coverage Debate Isn't Just About the Bishops ... Without the work of women like Sister Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association, and Sister Simone Campbell of the Catholic social justice group NETWORK, there would be no health reform..." Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks about the DREAM Act

On July 12, 2011, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) held a press conference announcing a DREAM Act Sabbath in room S-115 of the United States Capitol. One of the speakers was NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell. Read more