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Economic Justice

Tax Day

Date: 
Mon, 2011-04-18 04:00

Pay your taxes. Tell your members of Congress how you want your tax dollars spent.

Find tips for writing, calling and visiting your members of Congress here:

http://www.networklobby.org/nep/resource/lobbying-tips

Blog: Hitting the "Reset" Button on the Budget

Mar 11, 2011 | By Casey Schoeneberger

Senator Chuck Schumer called on Congress to press the “reset button” on budget negotiations during a speech this week at the Center for American Progress. Read more

Message on Fair Trade Policies Sent to Congress

NETWORK, as part of the Interfaith Working Group (IWG) on Trade and Investment, has sent a strong letter to all Members of Congress to express our concerns about U.S. trade policies. Read more

Responsible Action Needed on FY 2011 Budget

The House of Representatives and Senate need to work together to produce a bill to fund the rest of Fiscal Year 2011. Congress has acted irresponsibly in their inability to come to a reasonable solution, and by doing so has put additional stress on programs and vulnerable people who rely on them. Read more

Blog: Granted, the Nation’s Checkbook is a Mess

Mar 02, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

However, current actions to clean it up are placing responsibility for balancing the budget on the backs of those who are not responsible for the imbalance -- and those actions cannot cut enough to make a dent in the mess.  Read more

A Review of Budget Challenges Faced by Congress

With the U.S federal budget playing a leading role in newscasts and newspaper headlines and with the government facing unprecedented budget challenges, NETWORK provides this short resource as an overview of our major fiscal challenges. Read more

Blog: Stop the Safety Net Cuts!

Feb 25, 2011 | By Casey Schoeneberger

To protect those who are poor and vulnerable from atrocious budget cuts contained in H.R 1, which passed in the House on February 19, we must be aware of how these cuts translate into a loss of safety net programs and services. Read more

NETWORK Responds to FY 2011 Budget Cut Proposals

NETWORK is currently working with other participants in the Strengthening America’s Values and Economy for All (SAVE for All) campaign to prevent budget cuts that would harm vulnerable people. Read more

Blog: Elephant Economics

Feb 14, 2011 | By Mary Georgevich

Every time I see an article about the debt limit increase or the budget fights, I have to take a few deep breaths to calm down. To put it bluntly, this national conversation is stressing me out. So I decided to learn more background information about economics. Read more

Concern About Potential Budget Cuts in Congress

On January 25, H.R 38 passed in the House, allowing official spending allocations to be curtailed at 2008 levels for the remainder of the 2011 fiscal year. Read more

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