Wednesday, July 7, 2010



The lone Dem vote blocking unemployment checks for 1.7 million American families...forcing them to STARVE !

Greg Jones (B4B)

Prior to their July 4th week long break, for the third time in three weeks, Republicans disgustingly united in blocking a vote on providing unemployment checks to millions of people across the country.

The measure failed by a SINGLE VOTE, with two Republicans – Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, both of Maine – joining 57 Democrats in trying to advance a bill that would extend unemployment checks. Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska was the only Democrat who voted against the bill !!! That's Right (!)'s a fellow DEM who is actually blocking life-sustaining unemployment checks for struggling families.

The Senate is expected to vote again on extending the federal unemployment benefit program when it returns to Washington D.C. next week. The standalone bill would re-establish eligibility for federal unemployment benefits through the end of November for those who have been out of work longer than 26 weeks.

The Senate won't have much time to get it done. It leaves on ANOTHER vacation...this time a MONTH-LONG recess Aug. 1. Which is why it is now ACTION TIME against Ben Nelson. We must bombard his phones and offices to scream out loudly (politely) that he MUST vote to pass the unemployment benefits extension and STOP forcing millions of American families to STARVE ! (By the end of July the number will rise to 3 MILLION !) Below is the contact information for Senator Ben Nelson. This week it is best to direct calls to his 2 main Nebraska offices. Then beginning Monday ALSO bombard his Washington D.C. office with calls.


Washington, D.C Office (202) 224-6551

* Omaha Office (402) 391-3411

* Lincoln Office (402) 441-4600

Scottsbluff Office (308) 631-7614

Kearney Office (308) 293-5818

South Sioux City Office (402) 209-3595

Senator Ben Nelson's Offices:

Omaha Office
7602 Pacific St.
Ste 205
Omaha, NE 68114
Tel: (402) 391-3411
Fax: (402) 391-4725

Lincoln Office
440 North 8th Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508
Tel: (402) 441-4600
Fax: (402) 476-8753

Washington, D.C. Office
720 Hart Senate Office Building
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Tel: (202) 224-6551
Fax: (202) 228-0012

The Time Is Now to UNITE

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