LYNN’S LIST

When you call, email or fax your legislators, they count each of these contacts individually. So if you call, email, and fax on one issue per day, it counts as three separate votes in their tally. If you don't have access to a fax machine, try the website faxzero.com.

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Actions you can take this week: December 9th

Two reminders this week.

  1. Open enrollment for the Affordable Health Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, ends December 15.  You can enroll here

  2. Oral arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) have been heard by the Supreme Court. While deliberations continue DACA is still established policy. Everyone who is eligible should renew DACA, now!  SPREAD THE WORD!

Women’s Issues

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) along with 16 co-sponsors have introduced S.J.Res 6, a bipartisan Senate bill to remove the time limit on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA Coalition statement on both the House and Senate resolutions can be read here.

Contact Senators Isakson and Perdue with the suggested script:  

My name is ----- and I am from -----.  I am calling on you to add your name as co-sponsor to S.J. Res 6, the bipartisan bill to remove the time limit on ratifying the ERA.

Quality Public Education

According to Georgia Policy and Budget Institute (GBPI)’s recent survey,  

Shortcomings in Georgia’s educational funding were found across four major areas: transportation and sparsity, teacher recruitment and retirement, employee salaries and Education Savings Accounts (vouchers). 

If you are on Twitter, GBPI asks that you Tweet this script:

@GaBudget asked Georgia's public school leaders what should be done to improve our children's education and the results are clear: revise our funding formula, reinvest in school transportation and say no to harmful legislation.

Protection of Civil Liberties

The Temporary Protection Status (TPS) of many refugees has expired, or will expire in a short time. The House passed H.R.6,  the Dream and Promise Act on June 4, 2019. “This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status.“

Contact Senators Isakson and Perdue with the suggested script:  

My name is ----- and I am from ------. 

Numerous refugees here under the TPS program are at risk of losing their status. The House passed H.R.6 in June. I’m asking the Senator promote legislation to save the TPS program and create permanent protections for current TPS holders.

Town Hall

Contact Senator Perdue and Congressman Scott or Bishop to request a constituent Town Hall while on Congressional recess.

With this week’s Lynn’s List, we say goodbye to Georgia Women’s Communication Intern for this semester -- Jessica Angeles Guerrero! We are sad to see her go. She has done a lot of really good work, not the least of which is getting Lynn’s List published each Monday!  Thank you, Jessica!

Enjoy your holidays! Lynn’s List will be on hiatus until January 6, 2020.

Don’t forget the Holiday Signing Event on December 17th from 4:30 - 6:30pm at Ocmulgee Brewpub.

Thank you for your hard work.  

There are 47 weeks until the November 2020 election.

Remember, it’s a marathon, not a sprint.

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