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Background Carbon Pricing Resources: Reports and Analysis 

We know that carbon pricing legislation can be complicated! Below are some of our favorite reports and analyses of carbon pricing policy. We’ve also included links to read the full bill text of legislation currently introduced in the 116th Congress.

Legislative Ask Preserve House Provision to Prevent War with Iran 

The United States and Iran are moving closer to war every day. In the United States, the Trump administration is playing a dangerous game. While claiming not to want a war with Iran, the administration has rapidly escalated tensions between our two countries, increasing the risk of accidents and miscalculations.

Update In for the Long Haul on Israel-Palestine 

In a month filled with foreign policy lobbying successes – on ending the war with Iraq, preventing war with Iran, halting U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, blocking funds for dangerous new nuclear weapons, and addressing climate change, among other areas – Israel-Palestine stands out as a conspicuous exception.

Letter 54 Organizations Urge Repeal of 2001 AUMF 

On July 24, 54 organizations from across the political spectrum sent a letter to each member of the House of Representatives commending the House for including in the annual defense spending bill a measure to repeal the 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) .

Statement Our Federal Government Brings Back Capital Punishment 

On July 25, Attorney General William Barr announced that the federal government will start carrying out death sentences for the first time in nearly two decades by ordering the executions of five inmates. FCNL opposes this action and believes the death penalty should be abolished in all jurisdictions.

Update Carbon Pricing Gains Momentum in Congress 

This week has been an exciting one for carbon pricing in Congress! Several different bills to put a price on carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions were introduced on July 25.

Update Alphabet Soup: AUMF in the NDAA 

Progress Toward Ending Endless War

On July 12, the House of Representatives voted on 438 amendments to the annual defense authorization bill, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Legislative Ask Fix the Glaring Gaps in Tax Credits for Low-Income Working Families 

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are two of the most important anti-poverty programs in the country. Together these programs prevent more than 29 million people from falling into, or deeper into, poverty. However, there are two serious gaps in these credits.

Press Release Christian Leaders Call for a 2020 Budget that Invests in Families  

Washington, DC – Christian leaders with the Circle of Protection today released the following statement on the 2020 budget:

Update Drilling Sacred Lands: A Monumental Disgrace 

Two national monuments are facing potential pollution, contamination, and desecration. When the administration revoked the protected status of Bears Ears Monument and Chaco Canyon, it opened the land to drilling and mining putting the environment at risk while breaching the trust and sovereignty of tribal nations.

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