As middle-class Americans struggle to buy
groceries, fill up their tanks, and pay their mortgages, right-wing
Republicans in Congress want to continue tax giveaways to the rich and
On Wednesday, Senate Democrats passed President Obama’s plan to cut
taxes for 120 million working families. But now House Republicans are
planning to block the measure from becoming law unless the Bush tax
cuts for the rich are extended, and the wealthiest 2 percent get
another tax giveaway they don’t need.
Can you write your member of Congress and let them know you want the rich to pay their fair share?
Yes, I’ll tell my Representative I support President Obama’s plan to cut taxes for the working families, not the rich.
When the rich don’t pay their fair share, the rest of us have to pay
higher taxes, or forego essential public services like Medicare,
Medicaid, safer roads and highways, food stamps for struggling
Americans, federal aid to early childhood education programs, Pell
Grants, and much more. How do we create jobs, and improve our schools
if right-wing Republicans insist on tax giveaways for those who don’t
Our elected representatives need to work for all of us, not just millionaires.
Click here to tell your member of Congress that working families shouldn’t suffer so that millionaires can get another break.
Mary Kay Henry
President, Service Employees International Union