MEDIA ADVISORY: ProgressiveCongress.org To Team Up With Congressional Progressive Caucus To Announce Major Nationwide Summer Jobs Tour

Published June 9, 2011 by tweetingdonal

 


     

 

 

Media Advisory 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT:                          

June 9, 2011                                                               Jeremy Slevin

                        301-529-5482

                                                                                    Jeremy@ProgressiveCongress.org 

 

ProgressiveCongress.org To Team Up With The Congressional Progressive Caucus To Announce Major Nationwide Summer Jobs Tour

 

Members of Congress and Workers To Announce The “Speakout For Good Jobs Now Tour” Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in 2456 Rayburn HOB

 

WHY:    While the debate in Washington is all about deficit reduction, outside the Beltway all Americans want to hear about is the creation of good jobs. It is time for Congress to get this message.

 

We need both a plan to put people to work and action to make the economy work for the Middle Class once more. That will only happen if the voices of America’s working families are heard in a Washington dominated by entrenched corporate interests and big money politics.

 

It’s time for Congress to listen to the challenges the middle class faces in rebuilding The American Dream. Deficit reduction cannot come at the expense of good jobs and hope for the future. Now more than ever, Americans are struggling to make ends meet while CEOs are being rewarded for shipping American jobs overseas.

 

On Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m., Members of Congress and workers will announce a nationwide summer tour to promote good jobs that rebuild the American Dream. ________________________________________________________________________

 

WHO:              Congressman Keith Ellison, CPC Co-Chair (D-MN)

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, CPC Co-Chair (D-AZ)

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, (D-WI)

Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

and other members of Congress

Workers

Darcy Burner, President, ProgressiveCongress.org

 

WHAT:            National congressional listening tour to address the Middle Class crisis.

 

WHEN:            June 14, 2011 8:30-9:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:         2456 Rayburn Building, Washington, DC 20515.

 

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