“I strongly support the goal of a compromise on the budget that allows Congress to repeal or replace the across-the-board, nonsensical cuts due to sequestration. But I strongly believe we can achieve this goal without targeting federal employees who have already been impacted by multiple deficit reduction efforts in the past.”
Sen. Tim Kaine. Read more of his letter to Sen. Murray and Rep. Ryan here: http://bit.ly/1f2ieHr
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I applaud everyone’s great work in reelecting President Obama. You helped make the difference.
And we need to celebrate our great victories in tough Senate races across the country: Sherrod Brown (OH), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Tammy Baldwin (WI), Tim Kaine (VA), Claire McCaskill (MO), Joe Donnelly (IN), Chris Murphy (CT), Martin Heinrich (NM), Jon Tester (MT) Mazie Hirono (HI), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND).
Celebrate today! Then we need you to roll up your sleeves and call your lawmakers tomorrow! The Lame Duck Session of Congress begins next Tuesday and there’s a lot at stake for federal employees.
Watch this short video we just made about the Lame Duck session.
Then use your personal cell phone or home phone to call both your Senators and your Representative toll free at 1-888-659-9401. Tell your three lawmakers:
• End the Bush Tax Cuts for the richest 2%
• Oppose any more cuts to critical services
• Oppose any more cuts to federal pay and pensions
• Oppose any changes to Social Security and Medicare
You and voters across the country soundly rejected the Romney/Ryan plan yesterday. Our country needs tax fairness – not tax breaks for the very rich. We need to continue rebuilding America. And we start tomorrow. Your calls will get us in the fight, brothers and sisters.
Call your three lawmakers right now, toll free at: 1-888-659-9401.
Again, I applaud all of your hard work and look forward to all that we will do together in the weeks ahead.
J. David Cox, Sr.
AFGE National President