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To: Mitch McConnell

Tell Mitch McConnell: Forcing our cities and states into bankruptcy is shameful and indefensible

Tell Mitch McConnell: Forcing our cities and states into bankruptcy is shameful and indefensible

Forcing our cities and states into bankruptcy is shameful and indefensible. To protect our economy and our communities from the devastation of COVID-19, we need a massive reinvestment in public services. We must fund state and local governments, public schools and the U.S. Postal Service over prioritizing bailouts for billionaires and corporations.

Why is this important?

Mitch McConnell wants to force cities and states into bankruptcy instead of providing local governments with the resources and support we need during this global crisis. This idea threatens services Americans rely on everyday including schools, hospitals, essential services that keep our communities safe and clean and hundreds of thousands of jobs. Even members of his own party have called his plan “shameful and indefensible.” We can’t let Mitch McConnell destroy cities and states across the country – we must act to protect the well-being of our states if we’re going to survive as a nation.


Reasons for signing

  • We can bail out Wall Street, we can bail out car manufacturers, we can bail out airlines, but we can't support schools? Cutting school resources during a pandemic will end up costing more in the long term than the investment required to make schools safe for everyone. We really need to invest in schools and make education one of our top priorities. Please encourage your friends, coworkers, and community members to support emergency funding for education.
  • We must fund state and local governments, public schools, and the U.S. postal service over big business.
  • Signed for the children and young adults of this nation.This guy is only out for himself and the already rich.We need people in government that act on behalf on all of us.

Updates

2020-04-28 22:23:03 -0400

10,000 signatures reached

2020-04-25 16:07:44 -0400

5,000 signatures reached

2020-04-25 10:08:32 -0400

1,000 signatures reached

2020-04-25 09:55:05 -0400

500 signatures reached

2020-04-25 09:48:47 -0400

100 signatures reached

2020-04-25 09:47:54 -0400

50 signatures reached

2020-04-25 09:47:22 -0400

25 signatures reached

2020-04-25 06:41:28 -0400

10 signatures reached

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