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Legislative Update

Update on current issues in Congress Read more

More Nuns on More Buses - Local Journeys

Stories/reflections from some who participated in local efforts in the following states:

Missouri
New York  
Ohio
Iowa
Colorado

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: 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

The Season for Imagining Inclusive Prosperity

Perhaps it is fitting that at this time of year, as we prepare again to commemorate the birth of Jesus, that our legislators are having deep conversations about taxes, revenues and spending. Read more

Press Release: Statement by NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell on Meeting Between President Obama & Civic & Faith Leaders Concerning Fiscal Debate

Sr. Simone Campbell released a statement regarding President Obama's Friday meeting with civic and faith leaders about ongoing fiscal negotiation. Read more

What is this “Fiscal Cliff”?

There is much fear and trepidation that the nation may topple over the “fiscal cliff” come January 1, 2013. Read more

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