Both the U.S. House and Senate have passed their versions of a budget resolution, including “reconciliation” instructions to cut spending and pave the way for Congress to pass sweeping tax cuts for the wealthy with only 51 votes.
While the Senate and House bills differ greatly, the latest reports suggest the House is looking to accept the Senate version and vote on the bill TODAY.
The Senate budget resolution proposes $5.8 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade. Rural communities will bear the brunt of funding cuts. Will you call your representative today?
All of this is on a fast track, which is why we need you to call your representative today and tell them to vote NO on tax cuts that will benefit the wealthiest and force huge funding cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, education, and more.
The bill includes $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for the wealthy, but does not include how that revenue will be made up.
Tax cuts of this magnitude will certainly impact how much the Agriculture Committees can invest in beginning farmers and ranchers, as well as farmland conservation programs, once they begin to reauthorize the federal farm bill.
Call your representative TODAY! Tell them to vote NO on tax cuts, and that rural Americans shouldn't have to pay the price of a tax cut for the wealthy.
After that, call both U.S. Senators and tell them the same thing.
Please let us know what you hear! Thank you for taking action TODAY!
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