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Don’t mess with Social Security

Donald Trump campaigned on protecting Social Security and Medicare, but like most Trump scams we are already seeing that promise disappear. The White House is working on a “tax reform” bill that would slash payroll taxes–the taxes we pay into Social Security and Medicare to keep the programs strong so they will be there for …

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The Senate Trump “Care” Bill is even meaner than the House Bill.  We have to keep up the pressure to push public opinion into the offices of our elected officials.  Call, write, fax, rally, talk about health care as a right that all taxpayers are entitled to, not just the wealthiest Americans. The Affordable Care …

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Protect Meals on Wheels

One of the more egregious cuts would be the elimination of the $3 billion Community Development Block Grant program. This program is used to pay for housing assistance and programs such as Meals on Wheels. https://www.dailykos.com/campaigns/petitions/sign-and-share-reject-trumps-plan-to-eliminate-the-meals-on-wheels-program  

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Protect Planned Parenthood

  Call Congress to Stand with Planned Parenthood Call your representative and tell them that you’re a part of the overwhelming majority that opposes defunding care at Planned Parenthood health centers. Extremists in Congress — plus these 24 states — are threatening patient care at Planned Parenthood. Courtney’s Story “I have endometriosis, which is something that …

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Save SMCTV! Urge the Board of Supervisors to support the local public access station!

We urge you to support to Santa Maria Community Television. SMCTV provides a studio and a public access channel as well as other resources not only to residents of the City of Santa Maria, but also to members of the unincorporated areas of northern Santa Barbara County. PLEASE SIGN THIS IMPORTANT LOCAL PETITION to the …

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SAVE the Arts and Humanities

 Sign the petition demanding that the U.S. Congress reject any budget that eliminates funding for the arts and humanities>> https://www.signherenow.org/petition/save-endowments/pda/?link_id=1&can_id=306c7a041ade4d8b5869e18a328c6d2f&source=email-sign-the-petition-dont-eliminate-endowments-for-the-arts-and-humanities&email_referrer=sign-the-petition-dont-eliminate-endowments-for-the-arts-and-humanities___180379&email_subject=sign-the-petition-dont-eliminate-endowments-for-the-arts-and-humanities In addition to making massive cuts to healthcare funding, the Trump budget — if enacted — would erase federal funding for the arts and humanities, depriving artists and scholars of crucial support for the work …

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Share your ACA story

SHARE YOUR HEALTHCARE STORY Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), millions of Americans have health coverage options and help to afford coverage that they can rely on. California led the nation in expanding Medicaid, giving working families subsidies in Covered California in order to afford private insurance, preventing people from being denied coverage because of …

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Stand with Planned Parenthood.

  What you need to know Extremists in Congress — plus these 24 states — are threatening patient care at Planned Parenthood. The federal government is now in the hands of extremist lawmakers who have tried for years to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers and cut patients off from care. If they succeed, millions …

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