February 6, 2017
Contacting our Senators is working! – so well that staff can’t deal with floods of calls and emails. How to keep getting through? – especially when letters via USPS may be impounded for weeks in case of contaminants?
Answer: send a Postcard! Postage: 34 cents.
In case anyone wants to join me today (during SuperBowl ads) or tomorrow contacting Senators about Devos, here’s a postcard message draft plus links to office mailing addresses for the GOP senators likely to vote NO.
Please forward to people you know in AK, AZ, NV, OH, SC, NC, UT, CO or NE. Tell them their regional offices are best addresses b/c D.C. mail is so backed up, and regional staff sort and compile everything.
Just ONE more GOP senator voting NO on DeVos will defeat her! But time is short! DeVos vote is next week!
POSTCARD MSG on DEVOS:
Dear Senator _____: You must vote NO on DeVos. She lacks basic knowledge about education policy. She wants to gut the U.S public school system, shrinking resources for poor children, esp in rural areas. She hasn’t cleared up her huge potential conflicts of interest. I’ll be watching how you vote!
GOP Senators who are more likely than others to be receptive:
AZ John McCain office addresses http://www.mccain.senate.gov/
AZ Jeff Flake office addresses http://www.flake.senate.gov/
SC Lindsey Graham office addresses https://www.lgraham.senate.
NC Richard Burr office addresses (scroll down) http://www.burr.senate.gov/
CO Cory Gardner office addresses (scroll down) https://www.gardner.senate.
NV Dean Heller office addresses http://www.heller.senate.gov/
UT Mike Lee office addresses (listed separately on dropdown menu “Contact”)https://www.lee.
NE Ben Sasse office addresses http://www.sasse.senate.gov/
OH Rob Portman office addresses http://www.portman.senate.gov/
AK Dan Sullivan office addresses http://www.sullivan.senate.
AK Lisa Murkowski office addresses https://www.murkowski.senate.
ME Susan Collins office addresses (Scroll down, middle column) https://www.collins.senate.