Category Archives: Legislative

Groups From Right to Left Call on Congress and the President to Find Savings at the Pentagon | Project On Government Oversight

We, the leaders of the undersigned organizations, may not agree on many things, but we all agree on this: The time has come to reduce wasteful and ineffective Pentagon spending…

Bipartisan coalition calls for reforming sequester’s defense cuts | Washington Post

By Aaron Blake A diverse collection of 22 interest groups has signed a new letter urging Congress to make cuts to the Defense Department on the scale of the sequester…

A Growing Crescendo: More Than 100 Groups Tell Congress It’s Time to Rein in Wasteful Pentagon Spending | USAction

Washington, D.C. — With a number of fiscal deadlines on the horizon, more than 100 national groups this week are telling Congress it is time to rein in wasteful Pentagon…

Solving the Fiscal Impasse Starts and Ends at the Pentagon | Roll Call

By Rep. Barbara Lee As Afghan President Hamid Karzai returns to the United States this week, he will meet President Barack Obama at a time when the overwhelming majority of…

Rep. Keith Ellison: 3 Progressive Principles for the Next Deal| Huffington Post

By Rep. Keith Ellison, Co-chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus; U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th District With yesterday’s vote behind us, Americans face an even bigger fight in the coming months: funding…