Friends Committee on National Legislation is calling on Friends and others to encourage Congress to pass JUST recovery legislation with an emphasis on Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, which could cut child poverty in the U.S. in half. Without congressional action, these tax credits which were included in earlier recovery legislation will expire on December 31. Go to the FCNL web sight, www.fcnl.org; click UPDATES and RESOURCES, click ACT, Take Action; scan down to Make Permanent Tax Credit Improvements.

This will provide more information and a link to a letter template, complete with email addresses for your senators and representative. You may edit the letter to make it more personal. OR, to get to that point more directly, contact Dot Mason, hmason@triad.rr.com, and she will forward you the FCNL email which provides more information and a direct link to the site above.