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Policy Statements

Build a Just Economy: Make Our Tax System Fair

July 18, 2012

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 Position on Proposition 28 (June 2012)

May 29, 2012

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. 

Press Releases

Bend the Arc CEO Praises President's Action on Immigration

November 20, 2014

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.

Leading Jewish Group Condemns Oklahoma State Rep’s Anti-Muslim Diatribe as Hate Speech

September 19, 2014

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

Bend the Arc Condemns Senate’s Failure to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

September 15, 2014

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.