Congressional Republicans have proposed to offset Katrina with nearly a trillion dollars in cuts from vital national services, like health care for the poor and elderly, student loans, Amtrak, and eliminating all funds for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. These cuts are almost five times the cost of rebuilding, which could be paid for entirely by ending Bush's tax cuts for the wealthy. This is divisive politics at its worst and we can do better. Let's show Congress that this destructive proposal will not fly by gathering 250,000 signatures on this petition this week. Please sign below:
We've achieved 12% of our 250,000 goal (31,216)!
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