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Economic Justice

December 14 Legislative Update: House and Senate Still at Loggerheads – It’s ALL in the Politics

Several pieces of legislation are whipping around, in very fluid form. Most of these are considered “must pass” legislation, meaning: if there is no resolution bad things will happen. Read more

Blog: Is 8.6% Unemployment a Real Improvement?

Dec 02, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

The unemployment numbers for November were released the morning of Dec. 2. WOW, a move from 9.0% to 8.6%, isn’t that good news? Not so fast. Read more

Congress: It's Your Responsibility Now

We must pressure our legislators to live up to the demands of the Budget Control Act. The Super Committee couldn’t do it, but that doesn’t mean we should allow the goals of the sequestration to get lost. Read more

Blog: Violence Against Women Act Needs Reauthorization

Nov 29, 2011 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

Quick action needed! Learn how you can help ensure reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Read more

Blog: Election 2012 Matters!

Nov 28, 2011 | By Eric Gibble

Watch our video to find out why! And click here for information about a new job opening that will enable you to become directly involved. We are looking for a Project Coordinator for ELECTION 2012: Catholics Vote for the Common Good! Read more

Super Committee Failure

Despite multiple deficit reduction proposals being tossed back and forth, the Super Committee was unable to agree on one plan to balance the government’s books. Read more

Our New Campaign: Be a SUPER CITIZEN!

Tell the SUPER COMMITTEE -- no cuts to programs that ensure essential services! AND we need policies that will close the huge and growing wealth gap in our country! Learn more AND