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Spring 2013 opportunities to impact Pentagon spending cuts

Spring 2013 opportunities to impact Pentagon spending cuts

Published: February 6, 2013

Use the "Invest in People, not the Pentagon" action toolkit to make the most of these opportunities to influence the conversation on Pentagon cuts and our national budget priorities.

February

7 - Brennan hearings (CIA)
12 - State of the Union address
14 - Valentine’s Day
20 - President’s Day/Save for All Coalition national day of action
27 - National Day of Action on Cuts to Pentagon Spending
11-17 - Congressional Senate recess
18-22 - Congressional House recess

March

1 - Delayed release of President’s budget; sequestration goes into effect
27 - Continuing Resolution expires

April

15 - Tax Day; Global Day of Action on Military Spending; Congress completes action on budget resolution

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Action kit: Invest in people, not the Pentagon

This is a kit for community groups, Quaker meetings, faith communities, students, and anyone else who is ready to work in this crucial moment to make sure that vital social programs are preserved and that deep cuts to Pentagon spending are made.