Federal Deficit Reduction Should Not Increase Poverty or Inequality

As the federal debate over the deficit continues, our elected leaders in Washington face dramatic choices. The path they choose to take will impact billions of dollars of federal investments that educate our children, improve public health and give working families a pathway to the middle class.

As they examine the revenue and spending cut options available to them, we need to ensure that our elected leaders are asking the wealthy to pay their fair share and protecting investments that aid hard-working Pennsylvanians and their families

Take Action: Contact Your Member of Congress Today

Tell them that we need them to stand strong and insist that any federal deficit reduction plan includes significant revenue to protect investments that are essential to building a pathway to the middle class for low-income working families.

Tell them to reject deficit reduction proposals that increase poverty or inequality.