AFL-CIO and Progressive Democrats of America Events
Your help and support is needed! Be part of the mobilization to STOP THE CUTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE AND MEDICAID on TODAY, JULY 25th AT 5:30 PM AT THE SOCIAL SECURITY COMPLEX IN WOODLAWN in Baltimore!
HELP bring national attention to our protest to say: STOP THE CUTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE AND MEDICAID. Send a strong message to Congress.
Please mobilize your members, staff, family and friends to be part of one of our largest demonstrations. These cuts will have a negative impact on our total community.
Location : Social Security Complex, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD
Contact : Fred D. Jason, Jr., President, MD/DC AFL-CIO, (410) 318-8537
Tell the House Negotiate Prescription Drug Benefits Under Medicare Part D
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10am, Longworth Cafeteria
According to economist Joseph Stiglitz the U.S. can save $1 trillion in 10 years by negotiating the prescription drug benefit in Medicare; this is not a tax this is simply applying standard business practices and saving the taxpayers money.
Join us as we lobby the House to protect the benefits in Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security. We have prepared packets which show price comparisons between common drugs purchased for the Veterans Administration and Medicare; Medicare often pays up to 48% more for the exact same drugs.
Click here to RSVP.
Can't join us for the lobby day? Sign the petition.
Call your Representative in the House: 202-224-3121
Call your Senators: 888-907-1485
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Location: Longworth Cafeteria (Basement), Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC
Contact: Andrea Miller (443) 878-2071