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Protect Immigrant Families Today

Proposed Changes Will Hurt Families, Communities Last week, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published for public comment proposed changes to the “public charge” rules that will effectively overhaul our nation’s immigration system to restrict immigration access based on income. The proposed rules target immigrants legally seeking permanent resident status in the U.S. …

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‘Millions’ Fewer Would Have Coverage

‘Millions’ Fewer Would Have Coverage Under GOP Health Bill, Says CBO Analysis by Alison Kodjak, NPR Health Policy Correspondent, Science Desk   The proposal the Senate is considering that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would result in millions losing health insurance and a $133 billion reduction in the deficit by 2026, according to …

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Democracy for Sale June 5

North Carolina — perhaps more than any other state in the Union — has been transformed by the new and growing tidal wave of political spending. Zach Galifianakis, the comic star of “The Hangover” movies, travels back to his home state of North Carolina to show how it has become a bellwether for the use …

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Legislative Update & Actions Week of 4.3

CALLS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 3: Call Sen. Richard Burr (Chair of the Senate Intelligence Comm.) to express your strong support for that committee’s investigation to be a thorough, bipartisan process that answers all questions about Russia’s role in the 2016 election, as well as any connection between the Trump campaign and Russia. This …

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Legislative Update & Actions Week of 3.27

CALLS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 27 Contact your Senators to oppose the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as a member of the U. S. Supreme Court.  He is not supportive of women’s health issues and the right to choose. Contact your Representative in support of an independent, bipartisan commission to investigate Russian interference into …

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From The Mint Museum President & CEO

Dear Mint Museum supporter: President Trump’s newly proposed budget – released Thursday – cuts all funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute for Museum & Library Services (IMLS), among other agencies and programs. These cuts would have serious negative implications for The Mint …

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Legislative Update & Actions Week of 3.20

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND ACTIONS FOR WEEK OF MARCH 20 North Carolina: Contact your NC House representatives and urge them to support House Bill 200 (nonpartisan redistricting). National: Contact your U.S. House representatives to comment on or oppose these bills: ◊ ACA Repeal/Replace Legislation Current focus is on the House of Representatives, where the proposed repeal of …

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