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Minnesota Representative Jennifer Schultz: “U.S. military budget drains Minnesota”

Just like our state budget, the federal budget is both a vision and a blueprint outlining how to meet the needs of our communities with funds from our tax dollars. Americans rely on federal money to be safe, healthy, thriving and economically sound. Federal dollars are used to support schools, police, roads and bridges, clean […]

Webinar: Environmental Justice at the Intersection of Nuclear and Race

Environmental Justice at the Intersection of Nuclear and Race Thursday, November 19, 2015 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST At the intersections of racial justice and environmental justice lies Shell Bluff, GA, a rural community in East Georgia. Sandwiched between nuclear weapons plant Savannah River Site and nuclear energy Plant Vogtle, Shell Bluff represents a […]

Webinar: The Great (Budget) Debate

Webinar:  The Great (Budget) Debate Tuesday, February 24 at 3pm EST The federal budget is not just a set of numbers, it’s a reflection of our nation’s values and vision. To help you engage in the debate about setting budget priorities, we’ll review the overall budget request and unfolding budget process along with some highlights […]

Budget Time is Dessert Time at the Pentagon

  Yesterday the President released his Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2016 (which will begin on October 1, 2015). The $4 trillion budget sets a blueprint for the Administration’s budget priorities and is a work plan for federal agencies. Congress, however, has an important role to play in casting its own budget vision and then […]

Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler: Veterans Day in Georgia

Many families in Georgia have a personal connection to the U.S. military. Many of our parents, children, spouses or relatives have served our country in the Armed Forces. When Veterans Day comes around, it’s not an abstract concept for me. Both professionally as a state legislator and personally as a military spouse, I strive to […]

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