Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. eastern time, former Senator George Voinovich (R-OH) will conduct a town hall teleconference with No Labels supporters to discuss solutions to the nation’s dysfunctional budget process, including No Labels’ No Budget, No Pay reform proposal.
On Friday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m at the University of New England’s Portland Campus, No Labels, the grassroots movement of half a million Republicans, Democrats and independents dedicated to making our government work again, will host a panel on ways to fix gridlock and hyper-partisanship in Congress.
Tomorrow, Thursday April 19 at 12 p.m. eastern time, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) will conduct a town hall teleconference with tens of thousands of No Labels supporters across America to discuss the urgent need to rebuild America’s infrastructure. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 588-1990 for dial-in information.
On Tuesday, March 13 at 11 a.m. eastern time, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels will conduct a town hall teleconference with No Labels members across America to discuss the dire state of America’s finances and ways to fix the current budget crisis. Please email email@example.com for dial-in information.
On Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. ET in 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hear testimony on the No Budget, No Pay Act and other reforms from the No Labels Make Congress Work! action plan in a hearing entitled “Raising the Bar for Congress: Reform Proposals for the 21st Century.”
The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition today endorsed the No Labels No Budget, No Pay Act (H.R. 3643). The bill ceases pay for members of Congress if they fail to pass all appropriations bills and the budget on time.
“No Labels shares Senator Snowe’s frustration with the polarization and gridlock that is gripping Capitol Hill,” said No Labels co-founder Mark McKinnon. “Too many competent legislators have retired from Congress for the same reason as Senator Snowe. They’re sick and tired of being trapped in a rotten system.”
With the expected release of the President’s budget this coming Monday, No Labels today ran a full-page ad in the The New York Times, and sent a letter to congressional leadership calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan No Budget, No Pay Act .
At tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama endorsed one of No Labels’ 12 proposals in its Make Congress Work! action plan, with his call for the Senate to pass a rule that all judicial and public service nominations receive a simple up-or-down vote within 90 days.
The long-awaited No Labels Anthem is now featured in the iTunes Music Store and available for purchase for 99 cents.