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Clean Water Action has joined The American Federation of Teachers and 140 other organizations in calling on Congress to pass a clean bill that carries out the routine task of raising the debt limit to cover federal spending to which it has already committed. The consequences of not doing so put pressure on people and the economy, and threaten programs that matter to all of us.

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Dear Congressional Leadership: The undersigned organizations—representing millions of Americans—strongly urge you to raise the debt limit without hesitation or precondition. Risking a first-time default would be catastrophic for our economy and for families across the nation...


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