Dear MoveOn member,
- 250,000 MoveOn members joined with Reps. Grayson, Conyers, Ellison, and Grijalva and our friends at Social Security Works and The Other 98% to call for a one-sentence bill that would put an end to the sequester—and Rep. Grayson delivered the petition signatures directly to Speaker Boehner‘s office yesterday, with media watching closely.1
- While Elizabeth Warren took bank regulators to the mat in Congress, 130,000 MoveOn members stood together with our allies at Campaign for a Fair Settlement to demand an end to “too big to jail” on Wall Street, and called for the Department of Justice to hold the banks that crashed the economy accountable.
- One of the best leaders on economic justice issues—the economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich—partnered with MoveOn to release a new video explaining why everyone should support raising the minimum wage. It’s a simple policy change, proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union address, that could help make our economy work better for everyone.
Thanks for all you do.
–Anna, Manny, Jessica, David, and the rest of the team
1. “Sequestration 2013: Lawmakers, activists call for end of sequestration,” WJLA, March 14, 2013.