Recess is Over. Now, About That Budget and Debt Ceiling...

Congress, Plate 2 by Thomas Hawk

Photo by Thomas Hawk

Most of us have already returned to school, resumed our regular schedules, and put the lazy, hazy days of summer behind us. Congress, however, has one more week before it reconvenes in Washington.

So this is one final reminder to get in touch with your lawmakers while they’re close to their home districts. Want to brush up on the issues first? We have fact sheets!

Congress faces many challenges this fall – for example, the impending debt ceiling limit and lack of a federal budget as we get ready to start a new fiscal year – so now is the time to advocate for your budget priorities and demand a better budget process.