Daily Do: Read Up on These Important Bills

****Daily Do for Wednesday, October 11th, courtesy of member Laurie Owen. Thanks, Laurie!****

Ten Important Bills

With the engineered chaos of this administration, it’s easy to miss all that is happening behind the noise. We each have different priorities and different levels of knowledge about various topics. The beauty of that is we can specialize our activism and ensure that, collectively, we are better able to cover it all! Take some time today to read up on the following bills that have already been introduced in the House:

  1. HR 861 Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/861
  2. HR 610 Vouchers for Public Education: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/610
  3. HR 899 Terminate the Department of Education: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/899
  4. HJR 69 Repeal Rule Protecting Wildlife: https://www.congress.gov/…/115th-…/house-joint-resolution/69
  5. HR 370 Repeal Affordable Care Act: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/370
  6. HR 354 Defund Planned Parenthood: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/354
  7. HR 785 National Right to Work (this one is devastating to the working class): https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/785
  8. HR 83 Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Bill: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/83
  9. HR 147 Criminalizing Abortion (“Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act”): https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/147
  10. HR 808 Sanctions against Iran: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/808

Contact Your Senators and Representative

–Sen. Patty Murray (253-572-3636)
–Sen. Maria Cantwell (253-572-2281)
–D10 Rep. Denny Heck (360-459-8514)
–D3 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (360-695-6292)
–Text RESIST to 50409 and follow the prompts to fax/write/call your Members of Congress or Governor

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  1. Fri, 10/13, Betsy DeVos Protest in Bellevue: We are organizing a carpool/caravan from Olympia to protest DeVos’ fundraising dinner in Bellevue: https://www.facebook.com/events/120237748622138/.
  2. Sat, 10/14, 50 Handmaids in 50 States – Olympia: In solidarity with Handmaid Coalition in capitals around the country, we will gather in our state capital to say, “Not on our watch.” Join us, dressed as handmaids, or dressed in black as allies. There is a chance that our Olympia event will be attended and covered by The New York Times! Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/551629935213752/.

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