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Violence Against Women Act – Update May 10

On May 8, the House Judiciary Committee marked up and passed the Adams (R-FL) version of VAWA, H.R. 4970. This bill is detrimental to the survival of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. 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

Ryan is Catholic, His Budget is Not

Apr 19, 2012 | By Marge Clark

On March 29, 2012, the House of Representatives passed the budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a Catholic who seems to have missed the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching in his education.  Read more

Rep. Ryan’s Budget proposal approved by the House of Representatives

The Budget proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (H.Con.Res. 12) passed the House on March 29 and is now being concretized in actions by the Appropriations Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. Read more

Alternative Federal Budget Proposals

Alternative budgets will be presented on the floor of the House of Representatives, in response to that put forward March 20 by Paul Ryan and Republican members of the House Budget Committee. Read more

Blog: A FAITHFUL BUDGET FOCUSED ON NEED, RATHER THAN SCARCITY!

Mar 22, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Learn more about what a "faithful" federal budget really looks like. Read more

Keep Housing Affordable

NETWORK opposes the Affordable Housing and Self-Sufficiency Act of 2012.   Read more

Violence Against Women Act Of 2011 Update

NETWORK supports S. 1925, the bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, but remains concerned about provisions that affect immigrants. Read more

What We Learned at the Tax Forum

Feb 23, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

"Competitive" was was the word that kept coming up at a Forum on Taxation in Washington DC last week. Read more

Blog: The Right to Life

Feb 22, 2012 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

We have lost focus. The right to life is vital to our being but it does not end at birth. Read more

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