Federal Spending

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Recap: Boots on the border

Pedro promo for hangout

Pedro Rios

Pedro Rios, San Diego Area Program Director

Controlling the U.S./Mexico border has become increasingly like waging a war. Hear from AFSC staff from across the country about why border militarization is a problem and what we can do to stop it.

Public hearing to be held on federal spending cuts

Public hearing to be held on federal spending cuts
By STEPHANIE WARSMITH Published: May 22, 2013

A public hearing on "Saving Our Federal Safety Net" will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1.

The event will be at St. Paul AME Church, 1250 S. Hawkins Ave. in Akron.

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Flyer

Flyer for Kansas City, December 1st forum "The Fiscal Cliff on Trial"

Federal Budget Banner Files for your event

If you are interested in using this stunning visual that shows that the federal discretionary budget uses 60% for the military for your tax day, military budget or federal budget priorities event -- use this link to download a 15 foot x 3.5 foot version that you can take to your local sign shop and have reproduced in vinyl.  This file is available until April 15, 2011:15 foot version. (267 MB)

Petition to cut military spending

Download and print the petition for your state, make copies, collect signatures and return them to the AFSC-SENE office.  We will share them with elected officials in an effort to get them to sign on to the campaign.  If you want to use these in local meetings, please make copies and send a set to us.   Thanks for your help.

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