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Mitch McConnell wants to give “immunity” to corporations during the pandemic!

Date: Fri, June 12, 2020

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Mitch McConnell and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce want to give "corporate immunity" to those companies that fail to take precautions in the workplace to prevent sickness and deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Help restore paper Social Security earnings statements

Date: Thu, December 19, 2019

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The bipartisan Know Your Social Security Act (HR 5306 in the House and S 2989 in the Senate) would reinstate the mailing of the annual statements to all workers age 25 and older until they choose to establish an online my Social Security account.

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Give consumers a fighting chance to pay off their debts!

Date: Thu, December 05, 2019

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The Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act (S. 2833 and H.R. 5050) would extend financial protections that currently apply only to active duty servicemembers to veterans, surviving family members and all other consumers.

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Tell Congress: It’s time for Wall Street to pay its fair share!

Date: Fri, November 01, 2019

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Let’s urge lawmakers to pass a tiny tax on wealthy stock traders who buy and sell millions of shares in an instant, rake in the profits and pay no tax on those trades. If they paid just a fraction of 1% of traded dollars in taxes—around 10 cents on every $100—imagine how many critical programs could be funded for working families. If you agree, please join other Americans who say it’s time for Wall Street to pay its fair share of taxes.
 

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Crack down on unfair bank overdraft fees

Date: Mon, September 30, 2019

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Overdraft fees currently cost consumers an egregious $15 billion per year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Overdraft Protection Act of 2019 (HR 4254) aims to crack down on unfair bank overdraft fees.