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DickDurbin.com | Filibuster Reform Petition

6 Dec

Today, a single senator can simply threaten to filibuster, and the Senate’s business comes to a grinding halt.When the Senate reconvenes in January, we will have the rare opportunity to change our rules, and return the filibuster back to its original form.Sign my petition urging my Senate colleagues to pass filibuster reform when the new Senate convenes in January.Thanks! –Dick Durbin

via DickDurbin.com | Filibuster Reform Petition.

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SignOn.org – Governor Quinn! LEAVE TEACHER PENSIONS ALONE!

28 Apr

We’d like to collect 33,000 teacher signatures on a petition asking the governor to rethink his pension proposal. What is the significance of 33,000 signatures? Governor Quinn won the last election by only 33,000 votes. Illinois teacher unions endorsed him and supported his campaign. We hope to send the message that he might not be sitting in the governor’s seat today without the support of Illinois teachers. Please pass the link on to other teachers in your district.

To be delivered to: Governor Pat Quinn

Governor Quinn! Your teacher pension proposals are not fair. They are unconstitutional. They do not solve the pension crisis. It is a revenue problem, not a benefit problem! Governor Quinn! LEAVE OUR PENSIONS ALONE!

Sign the petition – Governor Quinn! LEAVE TEACHER PENSIONS ALONE!.

Sign Petition to the White House to Repeal Social Security Offsets

14 Oct

A petition to urge the Administration to support repeal of the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) is now available on the White House website. The GPO and WEP unfairly cut or eliminate many public employees’ earned Social Security benefits. The petition needs a lot of signatures in order to get the attention of the President.  Sign today Learn moreabout the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision. To sign the petition:

  1. Go to http://wh.gov/4KL
  2. Click on “Create an Account” on the blue bar at the bottom of the page. Fill in the information and click “Register.”
  3. Check your email for a letter with the links back to the site. It may take several minutes to arrive. Click the link and sign the petition.
  4. Trouble shooting:
  • The site is often swamped. If you can’t get the “register” screen, bookmark http://wh.gov/4KL and try later.
  • If the link they send you doesn’t seem to work, go to wh.gov/4KL again and try to sign the petition, anyway.
  • If you think you may have signed in and nothing has happened yet, refresh the wh.gov/4KL page and try to sign the petition.
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