For the Press
Bend the Arc believes that building a just America requires that all those who have been blessed to share in the opportunities of our nation have a responsibility to share in its burdens. Allowing the temporary tax cuts to sunset, for all those making over $250,000 per year, is an important step in assuring that both the opportunities and responsibilities of America are shared by all.
Bend the Arc suports California's Proposition 28 to limit legislators' terms in office, a reform that would reform the term limit regime that has impaired the functioning of California’s legislature.
Ahead of the announcement of President Obama’s immigration accountability executive action, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, praised President Obama for taking this step to shield up to five million immigrants from deportation and promised continued advocacy from the Jewish Community until Congress passes comprehensive reform.
America’s leading Jewish social justice organization, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, condemned in the strongest terms the hateful anti-Muslim language of Oklahoma State Representative John Bennett
Economic equality for America’s working women and families once again took a back seat to Beltway partisan posturing on Monday as the Senate voted down the Paycheck Fairness Act for the fourth time.