Action Alerts

October 25, 2017

Tell Your Legislators "No Tax Cuts for the Wealthy"

Prosperity NOW's Action Alert on the House Republican's tax cut plan: House Republicans have just released their tax cut plan and this package of tax cuts would do nothing for the working families who need the most help while supercharging wealth inequality and the racial wealth divide. 


  1. Call your Representative and tell them to put working families before millionaires and corporations and reject the House plan.

Save the Historic Tax Credit

The National Trust for Historic Preservation's Action Alert on the House Republicans tax reform bill: The proposed tax reform bill from the House Republicans eliminates the Historic Tax Credit, which has a track record of saving historic buildings, generating local jobs and generating money for the U.S. Treasury.


  1. Contact your members of Congress and urge them to save the Historic Tax Credit. 

Tell Congress to Protect Affordable Rural Housing

The National Rural Housing Coalition Action Alert: The House and Senate Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture Appropriate bills can help assist low-income rural families access affordable housing by supporting the USDA Rural Housing programs.


  1. Sign on to the letter asking Congress to protect rural Americans by supporting the Rural Housing Programs.

The deadline to sign the letter is November 17. 

Stop Payday Lender Rule Repeal

Stop Payday Predators' Action Alert to protect the payday rule: In October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced its rule to limit short-term payday and car-title lenders’ ability to trap borrowers in cycles of debt. Members of Congress have an important role to play defending this rule from opposition in the short-term.


  1. Tell Congress to protect the CFPB's rule that payday and car-title lenders must check a borrower’s ability to repay before lending money.