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2011 Day of Action: A Success!

Congressman Honda

Congressman Honda speaks on the importance of VITA for low-income families

NCTC members had a record-breaking day of action in Washington, DC on October 13, 2011. Organizations from 18 states had meetings with over 60 congressional offices to ask support for the VITA Act of 2011 and to preserve refundable tax credits. We also hosted a congressional briefing with the Congressman Mike Honda, the lead sponsor of H.R. 2151, the VITA Act of 2011. We hope to grow our days of action to become bigger and better every year.

Organizations came from Arizona to Connecticut to meet with their Senators and Congressman.  Local organizations were able to put a real face on the impact of the services they provide to their local communities.  Make no mistake, VITA is VITAL for working families and that message was made loud and clear on Capitol Hill. Read the rest of this entry