1. Action Alert
  2. Economic Justice

The tax vote at 1:36 a.m.

By Amelia Kegan, December 4, 2017

Early Saturday morning, the Senate passed its version of tax reform -- complete with a repeal of the individual health insurance mandate, giveaways to corporations and millionaires, changes that would hurt low- and moderate-income families, and handwritten amendments to a bill that no one had the time to read.

Right now, your members of Congress need to hear that you're paying attention.

It's not over yet, but it'll be tough to stop this bill. Here's what's next: The House and Senate have to pass an identical bill for it to go to the president's desk. Either the House and Senate each have to pass a compromise, or every representative has to go on the record on the Senate's version of the bill. Either way, we have another shot to block this legislation before it becomes law.

Some members of Congress are waiting to see whether there's a huge outcry around this bill. Together, we need to show Congress that harmful policies are bad politics.

Respond to how your members of Congress voted on the tax bill.

Amelia Kegan

  • Legislative Director, Domestic Policy

Amelia Kegan leads the domestic policy team's work in analyzing legislation, advocating on Capitol Hill, and developing legislative strategy. Prior to coming to FCNL, Amelia worked at a variety of other national non-profits in D.C. and Chicago, focusing on federal budget, tax, and low-income policy.