Sunday, January 22
TONIGHT: Emergency call with Indivisible, MoveOn, and Working Families
7 Central Time
Monday, January 23
Call your Senators!
Senate will vote on the confirmation of Representative Mike Pompeo of Kansas to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (NYTimes)
Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote on Secretary of State nominee, Rex W. Tillerson (NYTimes)
Tuesday, January 24
Rallies at Senators’ district offices to stop the cabinet of corruption
When: Tuesday, January 24 at noon (local time)
Where: Senators John Cornyn’s and Ted Cruz’s Austin District Offices
Chase Tower, 221 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX 78701
This event is hosted and organized by MoveOn. Per MoveOn, all protestors are required to abide by local laws and be peaceful.
Call your Senators!
Committee votes on Carson, Chou, Hailey, Ross.
Hearings on McMahon, Mulvaney, Price.
Call your representative in the HOUSE and tell them to vote No on HR 7 aka the Hyde Amendment.
You would think, in the wake of Saturday’s monumental Women’s March that Congress might show some respect for women’s rights. You’d be wrong. Instead, on Tuesday, January 24th, the House has scheduled a vote on HR 7. This unnecessary and intrusive legislation meddles with the private insurance marketplace and attacks women’s reproductive rights. It’s not the first time Republicans have tried to pass this anti-woman bill.
Planned Parenthood page on the Hyde Amendment
Weekly IndivisibleATX Conference call
8 p.m. Central Time
Dial-in Number: 1-(712) 770-8067
Conference Code: 409542
Wednesday, January 25
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Thursday, January 26
Call all of your Members of Congress (MoCs) on Trump’s executive orders.
Friday, January 27
Keep the Pressure On: Tell Congress to #ProtectOurCare.
One of President Trump’s first acts in office was to sign an Executive Order that could threaten essential components of the Affordable Care Act. But to dismantle the ACA, Trump will need to get repeal legislation through Congress. Keep the pressure on your members of Congress! Tell your Representative and two Senators that you won’t stand by and let 30+ million people lose their healthcare — and that you expect that they won’t either.
Saturday, January 28
Should we call our state representatives and senators about the threats that the governor is making with regards to removing and fining Sheriff Sally Hernandez and to cut funds to Travis county? The governor wants to retaliate because Sheriff Hernandez does not want to cooperate with ICE and detain immigrants for longer than constitutionally allowed.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will be voting on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary on the morning of Tuesday, 1/31. She’s one of the most reprehensible of Trump’s Cabinet picks so I hope you’ll add this to your calendar of action items.
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