The budget passed by Congress in May 2015 would cut nearly $5 trillion over the next decade from programs that help families protect their health, make ends meet, give their children a chance at a better life, and strengthen our communities and our nation.
On July 8, 2015, 46 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the House and Senate, thanking the House and Senate Appropriations Committee members for their recognition of the importance of early learning in the recent mark-up of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education.
It’s time for Congress to stand up for the rights of working women and to advance fair pay. On behalf of a broad coalition of organizations that promote economic opportunity for women and full enforcement of antidiscrimination laws, we urge you to co-sponsor and work to swiftly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 862, H.R. 1619).
Thirty-eight leading groups in the movements for LGBT equality, reproductive freedom, and freedom of religion and belief stand united in opposition to congressional interference with D.C. laws that protect D.C. employees and students from discrimination at work and at school.
On March 16, 2015, 44 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, and the Appropriations Subcommittes on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, in support of increases for early learning programs in the FY 2016 appropriations process, to ensure that all children have the early lea