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Keep the Quonset Air Museum in North Kingstown
We need more than talk. We need more than another moment of silence. We need a real, sustained commitment to getting handguns and assault weapons off of our streets.
Jeb Bush was the Republican Governor of the State of Florida and brother of the Republican Presidential candidate George W. Bush during and prior to the 2000 Presidential election. Republican Secretary of State, Katherine Harris was also co-chair of Bushâs Florida campaign, clearly a conflict of interest in conducting a fair and impartial election. Jeb Bush promised to âDeliver Floridaâ to his brother, George W. Bush as reported in numerous newspaper articles. Secretary of State, Katherine Harris and Governor Jeb Bush had the motive and the means to make sure Floridaâs decisive electoral votes were âdeliveredâ to George W. Bush....
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the middle class's first line of defense against the big banks and unfair financial practices. But Wall Street lobbyists and their Republican allies in Congress have made clear from the start that they want to gut the CFPB. We're calling on Congress to protect the CFPB and redouble efforts to ensure middle class families are getting a fair deal on mortgages, student loans, credit cards and other critical financial instruments.
Oregon communities should have the right to raise the local minimum wage, but our state's outdated "preemption" law is standing in the way. It's time to do away with the law, and allow Oregon communities to join the fight for $15!
Investment bankers on Wall Street should pay the same percentage of their income into Social Security as nurses, teachers, and the rest of us. Doing so would shore up Social Securityâs finances while making our tax system fairer. Take action now to end the Social Security tax break for millionaires and pass the No Loopholes in Social Security Act without delay!
As a nation, we should follow the lead of the people of South Carolina and remove displays of the Confederate battle flag from the U.S. Capitol and get back to the work of the American people.
The people need and want Bernie Sanders! He is a serious contender who deserves equal time!
The American people deserve to know how much money corporations are spending to influence our elections. Itâs time for Congress to stop standing in the way of President Obamaâs efforts to shine a light on corporate political spending!
Help protect Americans' retirement security by supporting new rules that would require financial advisers to act in the interest of their customers rather than for their own financial gain. Join the president's call to the Department of Labor to issue these rules, and don't let congressional action undermine this commonsense effort.
We are calling on you, U.S. Senators, to stand up to pharmaceutical industry lobbyists and cosponsor the Medical Innovation Act, which would fight back against the illegal practices of major pharmaceutical companies.
We need a BIG investment in infrastructure -- to repair crumbling roads and bridges, expand high-speed Internet, increase access to clean energy, and create millions of jobs for our people.
The Koch brothers and other billionaires are spending huge sums of money to buy elections, and make the rich even richer. Please join me and MoveOn.org to defend American democracy by supporting S.J. Res. 19, a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court rulings of Citizens United and McCutcheon.
Total outstanding student loan debt in America is expected to exceed $1 TRILLION this year. Millions of hardworking, taxpaying, educated Americans are being crushed under the weight of their educational debts, while the economy continues to sputter. Support a REAL economic stimulus and jobs plan. Support the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012 (H.R. 4170).
President Obama and his first Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, a Colorado rancher, adopted unjust and heartless "tea party" policies toward America's wolves, and the U.S. Congress is equally guilty in this ecological and ethical injustice. Wolves are highly intelligent, native, and vital natural predators that belong on the land. Too many brutish ranchers and misguided hunters have unfairly demonized and maligned wolves for centuries. An American majority wants an end to the demonization and massacre of America's wolves and other native wildlife.
We request the state government in Alabama repeal their "right to work" law and return to a union friendly State.
Brendan Johnson should run for U.S. Senate in South Dakota. Sign the open letter urging him to run on the left.
Save Mount Manresa, a beautiful 10 acre tract of natural landscape on Staten Island possessing the original terminal morraine hillside formed during the last Ice Age and very rare tall old growth native trees such as Oak and Tulip Trees from destruction due to urban housing development. The goal is to preserve as soon as possible this spectacular land with fabulous views of New York Harbor as a park for current and future generations to enjoy.
In the wake of the large sums of out-of-state anonymous donations that flooded into California during the 2012 election, the Legislature took up SB27, which would require political nonprofits to identify their donors in California elections. So Trent Lange of the California Clean Money Campaign, along with allies including California Common Cause, Credo Action, Courage Campaign, MoveOn.org, and others, launched a campaign to get the bill passed. (Read More)
When the Hawaii Legislature took up an important bill to raise the minimum wage, Drew Astolfi of the organization Faith Action for Community Equity, along with allies and the Hawaii MoveOn Council, launched a campaign to raise wages for workers in the state. (Read More)
The New York Times' tendency to report on budget numbers without contextualizing them was a problem - especially in light of the recent federal budget crisis. MoveOn member (and former staffer) Daniel Mintz and Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy started MoveOn Petitions to Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, asking her to institute a policy of always reporting budget numbers with percentages or comparisons. (Read More)
In October 2013, a student at one Philadelphia school suffered from an asthma attack that led to her death. If there had been a school nurse on campus that day, she might still be alive. This tragedy motivated Philadelphia parent Jesse Bacon to start a MoveOn Petition to Governor Tom Corbett, asking him to stop withholding $45 million of funding from Philadelphia schools. (Read More)
When the Tribune Company went up for sale, it was widely reported that the Koch brothers were interested in acquiring its newspapers - including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. The billionaire Kochs and their tea party politics presented a clear threat to independent journalism, so several organizations, including Forecast the Facts, Courage Campaign, and Working Families started MoveOn Petitions asking Tribune Company CEO Peter Liguori not to sell to the Koch brothers. (Read More)
All around the country, voting rights are under attackâbut MoveOn members are fighting back by running hundreds of campaigns to defend these critical rights as a part of our Defend the Vote campaign. (Read More)