Going to a Town Hall This Recess? Questions to Have on Hand to Discuss U.S. Poverty

By Meredith Dodson, Director of U.S. Poverty Campaigns
April 07, 2017

Starting this weekend, Congress will be on recess for over two weeks. With Congress on recess, you can start letting them know Americans did not send them to Washington to make the rich richer and the poor poorer, and remind them of the importance of effective anti-poverty policies. We strongly urge you to request face-to-face meetings with your members of Congress, but I thought it would be helpful to compile some sample questions for town halls and put them together as a resource.

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Health activists urge action on tuberculosis

By David Bryden, TB Advocacy Officer
April 04, 2017

A critical decision by President Trump on World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, reminded us of the enormous challenge we face this year as we try to protect to the most vulnerable.

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43 states - and counting

By Colin Smith, Director of Communications
March 31, 2017

Red states and blue states, big cities and small towns --- you're making headlines in every corner of the country. When members of Congress pick up their hometown newspapers, they've been seeing the same message from RESULTS volunteers: Don't pull the rug out from under low-income Americans.

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Trump’s Proposed Child Care Plan Leaves Out Those in Poverty

By Ashley Burnside, Emerson Hunger Fellow via the Congressional Hunger Center
March 28, 2017

The president released a Child Care Plan in September describing how he would supplement costs of child care. Unfortunately, this plan would benefit the wealthy and leave many low-income families without the funding to access necessary child care.

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