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TAKE ACTION: Prevent the derailment of Obama’s economic recovery plan! February 1st, 2009

The Senate will vote on President Obama’s economic recovery bill soon. An organized campaign is trying to stop it. Your call can make a difference!

Our nation needs a strong and fair recovery plan. President Obama’s plan creates jobs and responds to the urgent and basic human needs of the nation’s poor and working families. It needs your support now!

Call your U.S. senators toll-free today.Tell them:

  • To vote for the economic recovery bill without delay.
  • To oppose efforts to include a flawed anti-immigrant measure called “E-Verify.”

Call toll-free* at 1-800-473-6711. Click here for your senators’ name or direct line if toll-free number is busy.

The Senate’s plan does what economists urge. It jumpstarts the economy by increasing food stamp and jobless benefits that people spend quickly. It prevents cuts in crucial state services. It invests in schools and energy efficiency.

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Faith Groups Call on Obama to Infuse Stimulus Package with Economic Justice January 16th, 2009

The Oblates and others in the ecumenical faith community have written President-Elect Obama calling for moral leadership that works for justice, stewardship, and sustainability for God’s community. In addition to providing resources to stimulate economy, a stimulus package should also foster the common good and invest in a vibrant, sustainable economy that protects God’s creation and God’s people.

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