ADA Panel: Jobs, Health Care and Economic Security
ADA will host a panel discussion at 2:30pm on June 5th - the same day as the Annual Banquet - at 122 Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. The panel, held in memory of former ADA President, Representative Jim Jontz (D-IN), will include Economic Policy Institute Founder Jeff Faux, noted health care expert Karen Davis, Steel Workers president Leo Gerard, and activist Jim Gonzalez. RSVP here.
ADA National Annual Banquet
Time is running out! Register today to attend the ADA Banquet honoring former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and celebrating with Amy Isaacs on her retirement as ADA National Director. Special guests include Rep. Barney Frank (MA), Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ)Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (AZ), Rep. Bob Filner (CA), Rep. John Conyers (MI), and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC). See the complete list here and register!
ADA Releases New Report on Tax Reform
ADA takes on major tax reform in On the Road to Tax Fairness, a policy report by ADA board members Mary von Euler and Woodrow Ginsburg. Download your advance copy and see ADA's all-in-one webpage on restoring progressive taxation here.
Everything is Related
ADA is here to connect the dots for you. In coordination with our report on tax fairness, ADA begins this week a major push against the Panama Free Trade Agreement. In addition to being a NAFTA-style trade agreement that will ship more jobs overseas, Panama is one of the largest harborers of tax evaders and money launderers. You can help stop this agreement and return fairness to our tax system by sending this email to your lawmakers.
ADA on a New Energy Economy
Don Kusler, ADA's Working Families Win project director, argues for the job creating benefits of a multifaceted approach to U.S. energy independence in ADA's latest op-ed running nationwide. Read it here.
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