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Thursday, 12 December 2013 01:19

ERA December Update

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Congratulations Rhode Island!
Rhode Island is the first state to have 100% of their Federal delegation supporting our legislation. A special thanks to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Jack Reed, Rep. David Cicilline and Rep. James Langevin. We appreciate your support.

Legislative Update

Senator Cardin SJ RES 15: 34 Co-sponsors
Rep. Andrews HJ RES 43: 103 Co-sponsors
We are thrilled to announce our newest House cosponsors: Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03) and Rep. Daniel Kildee (MI-5). Rep. Mel Watt (NC-12) and Rep. Richard Nolan (MN-08) also joined our constantly growing list of cosponsors. California Progressive Push added Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37), Rep. George Miller (CA-11), Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Rep. Brad Sherman (CA-30), Rep. Janice Hahn (CA-44), Rep. Mike Honda (CA-17).

Thank You Dr. David Sonneborn
Dave Sonneborn spearheaded the drive to add removing the ratification deadline from the ERA to the California Democratic Party platform. Resolutions were introduced in the progressive, women’s, LGBT and labor caucus where they passed with overwhelming support.

Save the Date
Plan to join us in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 13th for our We Are Woman Constitution Day Rally on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Also join us on Friday, September 12th for our Deeds Not Words ERA Congressional Day of Action.

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What You Can Do

  • Share and participate in Calls to Action--We are making great strides, but need massive support to successfully meet our goal.
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States Pushing Forward with ERA Legislation

Virginia, Florida, Nevada, Illinois, North Carolina, Louisiana, Missouri, Arizona and Arkansas

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Andrea Miller

Andrea Miller was the Democratic Nominee in 2008 for House of Representatives in the Virginia 4th District. Prior to running for office, Andrea was a part of Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s presidential campaign, first as Statewide Coordinator for Virginia and subsequently as Regional Coordinator. From 2006 until leading the VA Kucinich campaign Andrea was MoveOn.org’s Regional Coordinator for Central, Southwest and Hampton Roads areas of Virginia and West Virginia. Andrea is also the PDA Virginia co-chair as well as the Technical Director. Andrea co-hosts, organizes and programs PDA's Blog Talk Radio show. She is also the lead designer and production team leader for PDA's websites and printed materials. Andrea co-directs PDA's Capitol Hill letter drops and Hill meetings.

Trans Pacific Partnership Fast Track - Where Does Your Legislator Stand

Click your state to see your Senators and Representatives

Green = Most Legislators Oppose Fast Track, Yellow = Some Opposition, Orange = Oppose TPP, Gray = Unknown
DeLauro 13 - Signed 2013 DeLauro/Miller letter
Pocan - Signed Freshman Letter Opposing Fast Track
W/M - Signed Ways and Means Letter opposing TPP
Gibson - Signed Rep. Chris Gibson letter opposing TPP
SOPA - Oppose Stop Online Piracy Act - voted against
Currency - Oppose Currency Manipulation (Signed Michaud Letter)
Textile - Oppose changes to "First Yarn" (Signed Textile Industry Letter)

ERA Legislation in your State

Unratified states Gold - Ratified States Purple

Latest News from the McGovern Campaign

Join "Countdown to Coverage" Share TPP with your Daily Newspaper

CWA devised a simple plan for which they were uniquely suited: drag TPP out of the shadows and into the light - one city at a time - using a medium they understand intimately: Daily Newspapers!

Two CWA members - Dave Felice in Denver, CO and Madelyn Elder in Portland, OR have started the ball rolling. We just need to keep up the momentum leading up to a big day of petition deliveries in January.

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Step 1 is to send an Op-Ed to your Daily Newspaper.

Sign the Petition - Sen. Sanders Run as a Democrat in 2016

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Sign the TPP Fast Track Petitions

MoveOn.org Petition - Congress Don't Renew Fast Track

Pulic Citizen Petition - Congress Must Reject Fast Track Authority

MoveOn.org Petition - Stop the Trans Pacific Partnership

CREDO Petition - Stop the Massive Corporate Power Grab

 

Hand Deliver a Letter to your Senators or Representative on the TPP

If your Senator(s) and/or Representative is not currently opposed to Fast Track, they may not completely understand all the implications. Nothing sends a stronger message to a Congressional member than a personal visit to a district office by a voter with a written request. Phone calls and emails are incredibly important but nothing gets attention like a personal visit. Our Educate Congress page has information and a sample letter. Print the letter, sign it, deliver it.

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Lori Wallach on the TPP from PDA Progressive Roundtable

Progressive Roundtable with Reps. Ellison and Pocan and Lori Wallach on TPP

TPP: The Biggest Threat to the Internet You've Probably Never Heard Of