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Poverty Action Call In Mar 15 & 16 (Tues and Wed)

Please take a few minutes out to call this 800 number and tell Congress NO MORE CUTS IN PROGRAMS FOR THE POOR! Federal Budget Action Days: Call the Capitol, Tuesday & Wednesday, March 15 and 16 using this TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-800-247-2971
Please take a few minutes out to call this 800 number and tell Congress NO MORE CUTS IN PROGRAMS FOR THE POOR!!!

Federal Budget Action Days: Call the Capitol, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 and 16 using this TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-800-247-2971

Call Your Senators and Representative: Tell Them, Don't Cut the Basics! Tell Them: Protect children, the elderly, people with disabilities and families by opposing cuts in Medicaid, nutrition, education, and other vital services.

Tell Senators: Please support the Smith-Bingaman amendment to strike cuts to Medicaid and the Feingold-Chafee "pay-as-you-go" amendment to hold new tax cuts to the same limits now applied to new spending, to prevent unaffordable tax cuts from deepening the deficit and forcing cuts in vital programs.

TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-800-247-2971
This toll-free number is provided courtesy of the American Friends Service Committee which has launched a new budget campaign, www.saveourservices.org If you can't get through on that line, please call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121, or find your Senators' direct line at www.senate.gov.

The House and Senate will vote on their budget resolutions during the week of March 14 -- Your calls are urgently needed!

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