Action Alerts

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (WI) is circulating a ‘Dear Colleague’ letter, which urges members of Congress to sign  a letter to President Obama. This letter expresses concern and urges caution regarding a U.S. military base agreement with Colombia. People in Colombia continue to suffer from widespread human rights abuses and mass displacement. Last year more than…

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Last week was a busy one for health care reform, as one Senate committee and two House committees completed their work marking up legislation. In the House, both the Education and Labor committee and the Ways and Means committee finished their work on the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (HR 3200). The Energy…

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The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, H.R. 2454, as early as tomorrow. The bill, as written, is far from perfect, but is an important first step toward addressing climate change. MCC is supporting the bill but asking representatives to strengthen many provisions – particularly…

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The damage that border walls have caused is alarming. To date, infrastructure has been built across more than 600 miles of our shared international border with Mexico. Walls have separated families, caused damaging floods and erosion, and fractured habitat and migration corridors vital to wildlife that has been pushed to the brink of extinction. Thankfully,…

Read more MCC Action Alert: Phone Calls Needed During Border Wall Lobby Week