Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

“The art of living is to die young as late as possible.”

— William Sloane Coffin, Jr., Yale University Chaplin (1960s)

US Congress Watch Action Team

We're here to collect and disseminate information on congressional actions, and to hold our elected representatives accountable. We are working to create a government that represents all the people.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at congress@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • Senator Richard Burr
  • Senator Thom Tillis
  • Representative Patrick McHenry
  • Representative Mark Meadows

 

ACTIONS WE TAKE

  • Meet with congressional staff to discuss our concerns
  • Follow our representatives activities and determine how to hold them accountable to their constituents.

Tell the FCC not to kill Net Neutrality

FCC Chair Ajit Pai - a former Verizon lawyer - is about to let his corporate Internet pals roll out "fast lanes" for sites & apps that pay, and slow everything else to a crawl. Giant monopolies could control the Internet, forever. To stop him, we have to flood the FCC with comments.
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Keep Calling Against New Version of Healthcare Bill

Despite overwhelming opposition and a failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), House Republicans are now working to get enough votes to pass Trumpcare with an amendment – the MacArthur/Meadows Amendment, co-sponsored by our own District 11 Representative Mark Meadows – that makes a bad bill even worse. If passed, the MacArthur/Meadows version…
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Richard Burr

 

  • May 3, 2017. Today our members met with Richard Burr's staff in the Asheville office to express our concerns with the Senate Intelligence Committees investigation into Russian interference in our presidential election. Our Request: That Senator Burr provide regular and frequent updates via his website and public pronouncements to the press about the progress of the committee. Read our full memo here: Senate Intelligence Committee Memo

 

Thom Tillis

Patrick McHenry

Mark Meadows

US Congress Watch