Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
As a public school teacher in a very low income part of Maine I have seen school budgets shortfalls and high performing community schools closed due to budget cuts. MoreLisa from Solon, ME | Map
I've seen reductions in spending in grant opportunities (federal grants) and I have heard about the cuts to teacher salaries and the loss of bonuses for teachers and what have you. MoreGina from Greenville, NC | Map
Texas is the poster-child for the deep divide in incomes that we are all reading about. MoreCecilia from FLINT, TX | Map
This year [my husband] finally found a position that pays him enough for us to buy our own food. Government assistance kept us and our children healthy until we could take care of ourselves again. MoreBrandi from Tampa, FL | Map
I applied [for food stamps] last summer because [otherwise] I don’t know where the money would have come out of my budget to feed myself; all my money goes to tuition. MoreHannah from New York, NY | Map
I worked in a kind of roller coaster work environment all my working life. I was constantly being hired and laid off for short term jobs over a thirty-year period, so I was collecting unemployment … MoreRobert from Northampton, MA | Map
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