On June 20, the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution calling for the federal government to change its spending priorities and redirect military spending to domestic priorities.
The Mayors have had their say. Now have yours.
Does the country need the GOP/Ryan budget, President Obama's budget or the Congressional Progressive Caucus People's budget?
Take the Peace Action New Priorities Budget Preference Poll.
As the Senate works on FY2012 budget, they need to hear from the grassroots about what the federal government needs to do to rebuild the economy.
On July 15, we will publish the results. You will be able to send your congressional district poll results to your Senators and Congressional Representative.
This week, please share the poll with community groups, family, co-workers and friends. If you have taken the poll, great. If you have gotten 2-4 more to do the same, even better.
The greater the numbers, the greater the impact. Share the poll link on community listservs: https://Peace-ActionFederalBudgetPoll.questionpro.com
Post it to Facebook and send it out on Twitter.
The newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, spoke to reporters after the vote on the resolution. He said, “What we wanted to make clear is that the best way to support and honor those troops is to give them a job when they come back home."
We must build a consensus for how we can feed the hungry and employ the jobless.
Have your say: https://Peace-ActionFederalBudgetPoll.questionpro.com
Humbly for Peace,