205 Days

Until the November 3rd Election


DEMAND THAT THE NEXT STIMULUS BILL PUTS PEOPLE FIRST!


The last COVID-19 stimulus bill gave some relief to workers, but it also contained another $500 billion transfer of taxpayer money to large corporations.  Trump promised to block any Congressional oversight of its dispersal. He replaced the Inspector General responsible for oversight with a loyal staff lawyer.

American workers have been left to deal with overwhelmed state unemployment systems and the probability of continued joblessness once businesses begin to reopen. We don’t need more of our resources diverted to corporations by Trump’s untrustworthy administration.

People need money in their hands now, and jobs in the futureMeaningful policy changes included in the next stimulus bill can make that possible. Many countries in Europe are reimbursing businesses that keep their workers on the payroll while they are closed due to the pandemic.  Workers and small businesses benefit. There has been similar legislation introduced in the House. Demand that our members of Congress support this concept!

We can work together and pull through this. The next relief package should not follow the trickle down model, funneling ever more money to corporations. Another “reverse Robinhood” wealth transfer to the oligarchy is unacceptable. Demand that real congressional oversight commence immediately for every dime of OUR MONEY that has already been given to BIG BUSINESS with no meaningful strings attached.

Please Make Your Calls!

Demand Oversight!

People First!


**ACTION ONE: CALL OUR U.S. SENATORS**

SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR SENATORS MERKLEY and WYDEN:

“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [town/city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling today because . . .

Meaningful policy changes must be included in the next stimulus bill to protect people, not funnel money to corporations.  I am asking the Senator to support a senate version of the Paycheck Guarantee Act introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal in the House on Friday.  I am also asking him to ensure that any new relief package includes a guarantee of oversight by the legislative branch of all stimulus funding.

Thank you.”


SENATOR JEFF MERKLEY

Portland: (503) 326-3386, DC: (202) 224-3753
Salem: (503) 362-8102, Eugene: (541) 465-6750
Medford: (541) 608-9102, Bend: (541) 318-1298
Pendleton: (541) 278-1129
https://www.merkley.senate.gov/contact/

 

SENATOR RON WYDEN

Portland: (503) 326-7525, DC: (202) 224-5244
Salem: (503) 589-4555, Eugene: (541) 431-0229
Medford: (541) 858-5122, Bend: (541) 330-9142
La Grande: (541) 960-7691
https://www.wyden.senate.gov/contact/

 


**ACTION TWO: CALL COMPLICIT GREG WALDEN**

SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR WALDEN:

“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [town/city], Oregon [zip code]. I am calling today because . . .

Meaningful policy changes must be included in the next stimulus bill to protect people, not funnel money to corporations. Please tell Greg Walden to support the Paycheck Guarantee Act introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal in the House on Friday. Also tell him that any new relief package includes a guarantee of oversight by the legislative branch of all stimulus funding.

Thank you.”

COMPLICIT GREG WALDEN

DC (202) 225-6730, Medford: (541) 776-4646
Bend (541) 389-4408, La Grande (541) 624-2400
https://walden.house.gov/contact-greg/email-me


**ACTION THREE: BE AN ACTIVIST**

ORD2 Indivisible Virtual General Meeting – Your Home!
TODAY: April 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Click here to pre-register:
https://ord2indivisible.org/event/ord2-indivisible-virtual-general-meeting-your-home/

Non-ORD2 Indivisible Sponsored Event: Care Not Cuffs: Exploring Solutions to Addiction, Mental Illness, and Homelessness – Virtual
April 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
https://ord2indivisible.org/event/non-ord2-indivisible-sponsored-event-care-not-cuffs-exploring-solutions-to-addiction-mental-illness-and-homelessness-virtual/

Ongoing Action: ORD2 Indivisible Virtual Postcard Party

If you live in Medford, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Talent or Ashland, we’ll deliver to your doorstep a pack(s) with 25 stamped postcards and stickers to write for a campaign through https://postcardstovoters.org/

Email: chouard.jeanne@gmail.com, if you want to participate. Please provide your name, phone number and the location you would like to have the cards delivered to. Also, indicate the number of starter packets you wish to order.

We ask you to leave a donation in an envelope by your front door to cover the cost of postage. We’ll drop off a packet(s) with everything you need to write from home.

Simply join postcardstovoters.org online. Once you get your packet of cards from us, write your cards and mail them from home.

**Visit the ORD2 Indivisible Event Calendar on a regular basis to keep updated on local activities. Participate with us as often as you can. We also encourage you to submit events to be added to the ORD2 Indivisible Event Calendar and help us keep current with our event postings. https://ord2indivisible.org/submit-your-event/