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Living With Disquiet 

Where do the most vulnerable, oppressed, suppressed, and violated fit in to Congress’ picture of this nation and her people?

Legislative Ask Oppose the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act threatens critical programs with deep cuts because the bill burdens our country with more than a trillion dollars of unnecessary debt. It is highly regressive, benefiting wealthy households and large corporations at the expense of everyone else. The fundamental framework of this bill is too flawed to fix. Yet, Congress is rushing this legislation through without deliberate or necessary examination of its consequences.

Action Alert Oppose the Senate Tax Bill 

On November 16, the House passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut for millionaires and big corporations that leaves the rest of the country footing the bill. This bill is moving at breakneck speed. Urge your senators to vote "no."

Action Alert Harmful Tax Plan Moving Quickly 

The tax plan pushed by congressional leadership is moving a breakneck speed through Congress. This legislation would balloon the country's deficits by giving away massive tax cuts to wealthy individuals and corporations while threatening to make life more difficult for families and individuals struggling to get by.

Background Tax Reform Fact Sheet 

Leaders in the U.S. House recently released a tax plan that would dramatically shape tax and spending policy for decades to come. This tax plan is moving extremely rapidly. The House is expected to vote the week of November 13 and the Senate is expected to vote on its tax plan after Thanksgiving.

Update Tax Reform Moving in Congress Hurts Middle and Low Income People; Raises Deficit 

When most people hear about the tax reform, their eyes glaze over. But the decisions that Congress makes about taxes are moral decisions with enormous consequences. If you want to know about the values and priorities of a nation, just take a look at that nation's tax code.

Action Alert Finally: Good News on Health Care 

President Trump made a decision last week that could throw health insurance markets into chaos – but it’s not over yet. A new bipartisan deal is our best chance to make sure millions can access health care.

Statement Time for Bipartisan Action to Protect Our Care 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation strongly condemns President Trump’s recent executive order to halt federal cost-sharing reduction payments and calls on Congress to pass the bipartisan Alexander-Murray deal.

Update Conference Call: What's Happening with the Budget, with Anthony Wier and Amelia Kegan 

October 11, 8 p.m. Eastern

This November, Congress will be making some of the most important, and potentially most dangerous, decisions about budget priorities that we have seen in decades. How can we convince members of Congress to reject more money for war and cuts to security at home?

Action Alert We Protected Health Care – Again. Now What? 

Thank you! Once again, the power of people talking to Congress has stopped the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Together, we have prevented devastating cuts to health care for millions of people.

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