MEDIA ADVISORY: ProgressiveCongress.org To Team Up With Congressional Progressive Caucus To Announce Major Nationwide Summer Jobs Tour





Media Advisory


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June 9, 2011                                                               Jeremy Slevin




ProgressiveCongress.org To Team Up With The Congressional Progressive Caucus To Announce Major Nationwide Summer Jobs Tour


Members of Congress and Workers To Announce The "Speakout For Good Jobs Now Tour" Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in 2456 Rayburn HOB


WHY:    While the debate in Washington is all about deficit reduction, outside the Beltway all Americans want to hear about is the creation of good jobs. It is time for Congress to get this message.


We need both a plan to put people to work and action to make the economy work for the Middle Class once more. That will only happen if the voices of America’s working families are heard in a Washington dominated by entrenched corporate interests and big money politics.


It’s time for Congress to listen to the challenges the middle class faces in rebuilding The American Dream. Deficit reduction cannot come at the expense of good jobs and hope for the future. Now more than ever, Americans are struggling to make ends meet while CEOs are being rewarded for shipping American jobs overseas.


On Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m., Members of Congress and workers will announce a nationwide summer tour to promote good jobs that rebuild the American Dream. ________________________________________________________________________


WHO:              Congressman Keith Ellison, CPC Co-Chair (D-MN)

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, CPC Co-Chair (D-AZ)

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, (D-WI)

Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

and other members of Congress


Darcy Burner, President, ProgressiveCongress.org


WHAT:            National congressional listening tour to address the Middle Class crisis.


WHEN:            June 14, 2011 8:30-9:30 a.m.


WHERE:         2456 Rayburn Building, Washington, DC 20515.


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