News and Notes
There is still time to register for ADA's Inauguration Celebration on the morning of January 20th. Join ADA for a morning breakfast with Members of Congress and special guest Professor James K. Galbraith. After breakfast, join ADA down on the National Mall to witness history and represent liberals nationwide. Register here.
Can't attend? Order your special ADA Inauguration Day commemorative canvas bag. $12 Email firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
ADA Releases 2008 Voting Record
The 2008 Voting Record was released online today. Click here to check out how your Members of Congress ranked last year in this special sneak preview. Then, find out your own score with ADA's interactive survey here.
Send this email to your lawmakers urging them to make the needs of working people the priority in any economic recovery plan. The best way to jump start the economy is to put money in the hands of people who will spend it.
In the House
SCHIP. With expanded majorities in both the House and Senate, now is the time to guarantee health care for needy kids. This is the first step toward universal, guaranteed health care for all. Send an email to Congress telling your Representative to vote in favor of SCHIP.
In the Senate
Fair Pay. Last week the House passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Senate is expected to act this week. Call your Senators at 202-224-3121and tell them to support both bills and make pay equity the law of the land.
Nominations. Senate Republicans have vowed to hold-up President-elect Obama's nomination of Eric Holder to be the next Attorney General. Call your Senators at 202-224-3121 and tell them to support the nomination of this qualified and deserving public servant.
ADA Counsel Jack Blum explains the hidden hand of the financial crisis-- tax havens.