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Sen. Bernie Sanders is joining People’s Action, MoveOn.org, Working Families Party and Center for Popular Democracy tonight for a national conference call to outline plans to confront and defeat the GOP tax plan.

House Republicans are expected to push the tax overhaul through this week. The plan includes major tax increases on middle-class families. The Senate follows with their tax plan shortly after.

WHEN: Tonight, Nov. 15th. 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT / 5 p.m. PT

CALL: RSVP for the call or contact Kathy Mulady k.mulady@peoplesaation.org for a call-in number.

SPEAKERS:

Sen. Bernie Sanders will break down how the GOP tax scam transfers billions of dollars from middle-class and working-class families to millionaires, billionaires, and giant corporations; what the state of play is in Washington; and steps to stop this plan.

Ben Chin, organizing director for Maine People’s Alliance and a mayoral candidate in Lewiston, Maine, will talk about how the ballot measure victory to expand Medicaid in the state was won.

Joe Dinkin, national campaigns director with the Working Families Party, will celebrate last week’s tremendous election wins and walk through how they were won and what they mean for the tax fight and for 2018.

Joni Bruner, volunteer organizer with Alaska Grassroots Alliance, will report from Anchorage on efforts to persuade two Republican senators to reject the tax plan that hurts Alaska residents.

Sunjeev Bery, campaign director with MoveOn.org, will discuss actions to stop the tax plan that is really a return of Trumpcare.

Jennifer Epps-Addison, network president and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, will host the call.

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About People’s Action Institute

Over five decades, People’s Action Institute and our affiliates have fought for reforms that recognize poor and working people’s dignity and make material and political improvements to millions of lives. Our victories include the Community Reinvestment Act, Superfund, the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act and the MAT Act.

We engage in issue campaigns, public education and training to advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice. Our focus now is on deepening community organizing so we can build lasting power across the country. 

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