Tell your member of Congress: Don't cut emergency unemployment benefits

The Nation logoRepublican and Democratic negotiators reached a budget deal late Tuesday. A vote in both houses is expected before Congress adjourns Friday for the holidays.

Not part of the deal: an extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program.

Consequences? As of Dec. 28, 1.35 million out-of-work people will receive no more compensation checks.

Use the form below email the petition from Daily Kos and The Nation to your member of the House of Representatives: Don't leave town without extending emergency unemployment insurance.

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