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Happy Earth Day, Earth: Sorry we were too cheap to get you anything

April 23, 2016
I’m old enough to remember when Earth Day was mostly about planting trees and recycling. Since then, it’s taken on a whole new urgency as we’ve ( most of us , anyway) realized that this climate change thing is real, it’s our fault, and it’s serious. So it’s strange to realize that on this Earth Day...
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We need emergency funding for the Zika Virus ASAP!!

April 20, 2016
Summer, and mosquito season, is quickly approaching yet the U.S. Congress is dragging its feet on passing emergency funding so we are prepared for a potential Zika Virus outbreak. We need YOU to take action now. Write your members of Congress tell them to pass emergency funding for Zika as soon as possible!
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We need your signature to support tax breaks for working families this Tax Day!

April 18, 2016
This Tax Day, we need YOU to reach out to Congress and tell them tax breaks for working families, not just wealthy corporations!
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Maverick, Violet, and How Trickle-Down Economics Fails to #ActOnPoverty

April 15, 2016
Maverick Bishop says he and his mom have stayed in every homeless shelter there is in San Francisco. When there wasn’t room in the shelters, they slept in hospital lobbies, along with other, even-less-desirable locations. Yesterday, he shared his story with members of Congress to try to protect and expand programs that helped him and his mom, and shed light on the need for more resources for programs to help others escape poverty.
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Join us for the #TaxDay #CorpsPayUp Twitterstorm on April 18th!

April 15, 2016
April 18th is Tax Day! You will be paying your taxes but some wealthy corporations will be skipping out on billions of dollars in taxes. Lets send them and Congress a message on Twitter from 2-3pm ET.
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Head Smacker: U.S. Corporate Taxes are Below Average, but Some Continue to Call for Lowering Them Even Further

April 13, 2016
We repeatedly hear the claims that the U.S. corporate tax rate is too high. But in fact, it's well below other competitor developed nations.
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#MilitaryMonday: How filing your taxes can boost your military family!

April 11, 2016
Tax Day is coming up! Is your #milfamily prepared?
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Fact of the Week: Lower-Income Renters Spend Nearly Half of Income on Rent

April 7, 2016
Investing in housing and renters' assistance improves the health outcomes of infants and children and lowers healthcare spending.
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Sorry, Pfizer (Not Sorry!)

April 6, 2016
Cross posted from Coalition for Human Needs (CHN). Back in February, we at Coalition for Human Needs told you about a tax-dodging scheme that is all too common in this day and age: Pfizer, a U.S. pharmaceutical company and one of the world’s largest, wanted to avoid $35 billion in U.S. taxes on...
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Hey Congress: Opioid Abuse is Still an Emergency

April 1, 2016
More Americans die every year from drug overdoses than they do in car crashes. That’s one of the reasons President Obama was in Atlanta this Tuesday speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, the largest national collaboration of local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, treatment providers, counselors and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse and heroin use.
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