Category: Congress

Urgent – Call Congress Today!

Congress continues to work feverishly on the budget appropriations process. Your efforts led to at least one victory last week; the Senate blocked Sen. McCain (R-AZ) from adding another $18 billion to the already bloated Pentagon budget. Over the next several days and into next week, Congress will […]

Budget Brinksmanship is Back

Government funding runs out tomorrow and the Republican leadership is holding the budget hostage to try to pass poison pill riders on issues from blocking Syrian refugees to stopping the president’s climate change initiatives. Please ask Congress to pass a clean appropriations bill with no destructive policy riders. […]

Peace Talks To End Syrian War Begin

Negotiations to end the ‘nonstop horror’ of the Syrian civil war have begun. Peace Action applauds the parties for finally getting to the table – better late than never – but decries the endless political machinations that caused the governments involved from doing so long ago.  These same […]