There’s a push today to call members of Congress and object to the chained CPI included the in the president’s proposed budget. Yesterday petitions were delivered to Capitol Hill. Today is National Congressional Call-In Day. Call your representatives and tell them you object to the cuts in Social Security benefits. Do it for yourself or someone you know.
Ronni Bennett has posted all the contact information you need on her website, Time Goes By.
Repeating the information she supplied:
The NCPSSM (National Committee to Preserve Social and Medicare) has a toll-free number that will connect you to the offices of your Congressional representatives:
Alternately, you can call Capitol switchboard directly and ask for your representative’s or senators’ offices:
And Firedoglake has posted a handy pulldown menu with the direct telephone number of every member of Congress – senators and representatives – listed alphabetically by state. There is even a script to read if you want to use it.
And remind your representatives that their votes for or against the chained CPI will be remembered in the 2014 elections.