Tell the Climate Solutions Caucus: Protect our climate. Vote NO on the #GOPTaxScam.

The GOP leadership's tax bill is a giveaway to the Koch brothers and ExxonMobil and a disaster for the rest of us. It recklessly opens up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling, gives special tax breaks specifically to the oil and gas industries, kills key support for renewable energy, and even raises taxes on the survivors of climate disasters.

As the House considers the Senate bill, the 31 GOP members of the "Climate Solutions Caucus," with a stated commitment to "reducing climate risk," are key swing votes and could stop this bill. Seven members of the caucus voted against the House version - if 12 more join them, the #GOPTaxScam will be stopped. This tax bill doesn’t “reduce climate risk,” it increases it dramatically. It raises $4.5 trillion in taxes, especially on the working and middle class, in order to give $6 trillion in tax cuts, overwhelmingly to billionaires and multi-national corporations.

Just a few days ago, nine members of the Caucus sent a letter with three other Republicans to Senate leadership asking them to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Five of the Caucus signatories voted for the House version #GOPTaxScam—Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL-26), Dave Reichert (R-WA-08), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08), Ryan Costello (R-PA-06), and Patrick Meehan (R-PA-07).

Now they are thinking about voting for the Senate tax bill, which includes massive new tax breaks for oil and gas executives, opens up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, and threatens renewable energy investment.

Instead of spending $6 trillion of taxpayer money to funding tax corporate tax breaks, Congress should be putting Americans to work stopping climate change and building the economy of the future.

Now is the time for the Climate Solutions Caucus to take action to protect our climate and our country—before it's too late.

Refs: Reichert Arctic Refuge letterClimate Solutions Caucus membershipHouse tax scam vote

Tell the Climate Solutions Caucus:

Protect the Arctic. Protect renewable energy. Protect our climate. Vote NO on the #GOPTaxScam.

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  • Deborah
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:40:59 -0800
  • m mcduffie
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:32:20 -0800
  • Rita Varley
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:20:53 -0800
    This bill sounds deadly to our country.
  • Lynette
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:16:27 -0800
    We need, someone in Washington over, the PEA, that has some Intellgence ,And the President is dumb as a Rock IMPEACH him before he Destroys, our country °°
  • Lourdes
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:11:48 -0800
    Please think about the amount of damage this bill will be doing to all middle class Americans. For the first time please see what the poeple is saying and not what you or your partners will gain.
  • Helen Tirben
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-20 09:05:55 -0800
    Sign the petition: Climate Solutions Caucus: Stop The #GOPTaxScam
  • Helen Tirben
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-20 09:05:54 -0800
    Sign the petition: Climate Solutions Caucus: Stop The #GOPTaxScam
  • Helen
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:05:36 -0800
    You are robbing our country. You are responsible for so much that is wrong in this country and your avarice makes us ill
  • Winchell
    signed via 2017-12-20 09:04:59 -0800
  • Jeanne
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:54:18 -0800
    Leave wild spaces wild. Stop the destruction of our lands.
  • Stephanie Balducci
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:53:28 -0800
  • Carolyn Franklin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-20 08:48:09 -0800
    Sign the petition: Climate Solutions Caucus: Stop The #GOPTaxScam
  • Ilona
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:47:59 -0800
    You are either with us and Mother Earth or you are against us and her!
  • Timothy
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:46:32 -0800
    Stop robbing from us to further enrich the underpriveledged aupee wealthy corporations. It does nothing to create jobs or improve wages

    They keep the money at the top and you already know it! Wirj the exception of what they “donate” to politicians!
  • Carolyn
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:46:22 -0800
  • Brathzo Karanovic
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-20 08:42:03 -0800
    Sign the petition: Climate Solutions Caucus: Stop The #GOPTaxScam
  • Brathzo Karanovic Karanovic
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:41:44 -0800
    Stop it
  • Kathleen
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:40:15 -0800
  • Pj
    @IdeallyFree tweeted link to this page. 2017-12-20 08:36:40 -0800
  • Paigan
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:36:05 -0800
    Stop killing us, our economy, our opportunities, our education and our only home , planet earth for your short term wealth enrichment.
  • RuthAnn Funari
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:35:28 -0800
  • Carolyn Peters-Eckel
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-20 08:34:29 -0800
    Sign the petition: Climate Solutions Caucus: Stop The #GOPTaxScam
  • Carolyn Peters-Eckel
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:34:18 -0800
    Health care and abortion suppression do not belong in a tax bill Neither do the huge permanent benefits to the wealthy while the middle class and poor people get taxed MORE.
  • Nancy
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:23:05 -0800
  • Maeley
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:17:06 -0800
  • Allen
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:15:11 -0800
    I’m a low income Social Security recipiant and i don’t want the tax cut to go through.
  • Josephine Smalley
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:13:43 -0800
    This is a tax scam!

    We are going in the wrong direction environmentally and destroying the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a very bad idea too.

    Protect our environment for our children and grandchildren!
  • Rachel
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:08:52 -0800
  • Mark
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:08:43 -0800
    Mark Cahill, Republicans, VOTE NO ON THIS BILL OR YOU’RE FIRED.
  • Alan Daniel
    signed via 2017-12-20 08:07:04 -0800