Petition: help stop Trump’s cut to rural schools

Dear Friends,

Rural kids deserve equal access to education, whether it’s K-12 or college. However, Donald Trump’s Education Department​ is cutting funds for some of the most rural schools in the country.

We’re fighting back against Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos’s cuts to the Rural and Low-Income School Program, but we need your help. Click here to sign our petition.

Rural school districts, which serve nearly one in seven public-school students, have long been considered the most underfunded and ignored in the country.

That’s why Congress created the Rural Education Achievement Program in 2002. It’s the only dedicated federal funding stream for rural school districts.​

Rural schools rely on the program to supplement the costs of services that are far less accessible to rural students, like technology, mental health and guidance counselors, and full-day kindergarten.

However, Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos​ abruptly changed how school districts count the number of their students who live in poverty. As a result, more than 800 cash-strapped schools in some of the most geographically isolated communities in the United States stand to lose thousands of dollars.

​This bureaucratic​ bookkeeping decision is either heartless or incompetent.

Please join us!

Sign our petition and demand that President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ​immediately reverse their decision to alter eligibility requirements for RLIS and refocus on helping small rural schools.​

Thanks so much for your support!

Matt Hildreth
RuralOrganizing.org


Matthew Hildreth started this petition on MoveOn. If there’s an issue close to your heart that you’d like to campaign on, you can start your campaign here.

Petition: investigate Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation

People for the American Way

TYOUR SIGNATURE NEEDED: Sign the petition calling for an investigation into Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation! >>

After a lengthy investigation and trial involving the criminal activity of Trump’s longtime crony, Roger Stone, Trump has openly attempted to influence his sentencing by tweeting about how Stone has been treated “very unfairly.”

Following the public pressure from Trump to reduce the sentencing, the DOJ REDUCED the recommendation that prosecutors originally made to the court. A flagrant abuse of the justice system.

We cannot stand for it.

Add your name immediately to demand an investigation into Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendations!

Thank you,

— Zach

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Demand an investigation! Sign the petition

Robert,

Following a lengthy investigation and conviction of President Trump’s right-hand man, Roger Stone, Trump publicly and vociferously criticized the sentencing recommendation made by career Department of Justice officials after which DOJ leaders withdrew their support for the recommendations and called for a more lenient sentence. This egregious breach of justice has caused EVERY one of the career prosecutors involved in the case to resign from their posts.

Sign the petition today DEMANDING an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation>>

Now that Trump has gotten away with pressuring a foreign government into investigating his political rivals, he apparently thinks that the law doesn’t apply – to himself or any of his closest allies.

Well we’re not going to stand for it. The Department of Justice’s Inspector General should investigate this matter and we are calling on the House Judiciary Committee to demand answers from the Department of Justice as well. This politicization of the Justice Department that should remain independent of such influences undermines the rule of law and all Americans should be alarmed.

If you sign today, we’ll be sure that your name is included when we deliver the petition signatures next week to House Judiciary Chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler!>>

We must ensure that Trump and his allies are held accountable and remind them that NOBODY is above the law!

Thanks for all that you do,

— Zach, PFAW

Demand an investigation into Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation

People for the American Way

Demand an investigation! Sign the petition

Following a lengthy investigation and conviction of President Trump’s right-hand man, Roger Stone, Trump publicly and vociferously criticized the sentencing recommendation made by career Department of Justice officials after which DOJ leaders withdrew the recommendations and called for a more lenient sentence. This egregious breach of justice has caused EVERY one of the career prosecutors involved in the case to resign from their posts.

Sign the petition today DEMANDING an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation>>

Now that Trump has gotten away with pressuring a foreign government into investigating his political rivals, he apparently thinks that the law doesn’t apply – for himself or any of his closest allies.

Well we’re not going to stand for it. The Department of Justice’s Inspector General should investigate this matter and we are calling on the House Judiciary Committee to demand answers from the Department of Justice as well. This politicization of the Justice Department that should remain independent of such influences undermines the rule of law and all Americans should be alarmed.

If you sign today, we’ll be sure that your name is included when we deliver the petition signatures next week to House Judiciary Chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler!>>

We must ensure that Trump and his allies are held accountable and remind them that NOBODY is above the law!

Thanks for all that you do,

— Zach, PFAW


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Petition: Protect the Environmental Protection Agency

download (5)You’ve already heard about Trump’s proposed budget cuts to our social safety net. But it gets worse….

This is another reason why we can’t let his budget become law.

Say NO to cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Environmental Programs. Demand Trump’s budget does not become law →

PROTECT THE EPA

Under Trump’s budget, there would be a 26 percent cut to the EPA. 26%!

50 EPA programs would be eliminated, and the research and development funding would be cut in half.

Do you care about the EPA and our environmental programs? Because 314 does, that is why we are vehemently opposed to this budget proposal.

Say NO to cuts to the EPA and Environmental Programs. Demand Trump’s budget does not become law →

SIGN ON

Thank you,

314 Action

Sign to protest Trump’s proposed cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid!

BREAKING NEWS: Trump is proposing a $4.8 trillion budget that will cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

image1We can’t let this budget become law.

Become 1 of 15,000 demanding that this budget does not become law. Say NO to Trump’s budget proposal→

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Do you want to know what would happen if this budget becomes law?

  • Increased funding for defense
  • Increased funding for Trump’s border wall
  • Cuts to Medicare
  • Cuts to Social Security
  • Cuts to Medicaid

Our social safety net is too important. We can’t let this budget become law.

314 is working tirelessly to elect Democratic Scientists who will form a Democratic majority that would never allow this outrageous, inhumane budget to see the light of day.

In the meantime, we need your support.

Become 1 of 15,000 denouncing Trump’s budget and demand Congress refuse to make this draconian budget a reality.

SIGN ON

Thank you for your support,

314 Action

Petition: Investigate the Justice Department’s reversal on Roger Stone

download (9)The Department of Justice appears to be putting Donald Trump’s friends above the law.

Following a tweet from Trump, the Justice Department undid the work of career civil servants prosecuting Trump’s confidante, the convicted criminal Roger Stone, shortening the sentence they were seeking in his case. All four of the federal attorneys responsible for pursuing justice for Stone’s crimes have resigned in protest.1

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog must investigate the corrupt about-face made at the seeming behest of Donald Trump and call out cronyism within its own ranks. But given how compromised disgraced Attorney General William Barr is, we cannot trust the Justice Department to correct its course. The House Judiciary Committee, which has oversight of Barr, must also investigate independently.

Sign this petition demanding that the House Judiciary Committee and Department of Justice Inspector General look into the Justice Department’s reversal on Roger Stone.

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Donald Trump has already shown that he thinks he’s above the law, and will act accordingly. But the Justice Department showing preferential treatment for Trump’s criminal accomplices is a threat to the country. This turn has come within a week of the Senate GOP refusing to hold Trump accountable for his impeachable offenses. If the Department of Justice’s Inspector General and the House Judiciary Committee don’t act now, Trump will be shown that he is free to bend the law to his whim.

Click here to add your name to this petition, and then pass it along to your friends.

Thanks for all you do.

—David, Pulin, Anne, and the rest of the team

Source:

1. “Prosecutors quit amid escalating Justice Dept. fight over Roger Stone’s prison term,” The Washington Post, February 11, 2020
https://act.moveon.org/go/116750?t=10&akid=256913%2E41035463%2EcT9gNL

End unlimited political spending on our Elections

 Congress must expose dark money donors and end unlimited political spending on our elections.

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Without disclosing the sources of their funding, powerful groups have used dark money to pour $1 billion into federal elections since 2010.

Without transparency, voters don’t know who is trying to influence them or to whom a candidate is beholden. Without bold changes to our current laws, the problem will only grow worse. Congress must put an end to this now!

Sign the petition: Demand Congress preserve our democracy by exposing dark money donors and ending unlimited political spending in our elections.

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Thanks for all you do,
Erin Tulley, Daily Kos