News and Notes
Economic Recovery - Urgent
Thanks to your action, the Senate has reached an agreement on the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act - President Obama's bold plan for creating jobs and putting our economy back on the right track. There are now two versions of the bill which the House and Senate must reconcile in conference. ADA believes the House version is the better of the two. Please contact your lawmakers at 202-224-3121 and urge them to pass a bill that is the most stimulative and creates the most jobs. You can also email them using ADA's activist tools.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
ADA released it's monthly First Friday report and Misery Index, highlighting the Real Unemployment rate and the profound effects of the bad economy.
Watch President Obama make his case.
ADA in the News
Read an op-ed in the Keene Sentinel by our Working Families Win Organizer Jaime Contois.
Watch E.J. Dionne mention ADA Voting Record during an interview with Rachel Maddow.
ADA Voting Record
The 2008 ADA Voting Record has gone to press and will be in your mailbox soon. But only if you've renewed your membership dues! Click here to renew your 2009 membership with ADA right now.
ADA President's Op-ed Appearing in Papers Nationwide
If Congress intends to rescue all Americans-and not just the banks, hedge funds and insurance companies that got us into this economic crisis-it needs to move quickly to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. Much of the pain on Main Street stems directly from three decades of wage stagnation and decline, not just the reckless abandon of Wall Street. Continue reading here.
Connect with ADA
See pictures from ADA's Inauguration celebration on our Flickr page.
A limited number of ADA's Inauguration Day commemorative canvas bags are still available. Order one by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $12