If you don't have contact information for your senator or representative (or maybe don't even remember their names) this information is easily available.
You can find your Senators’ phone numbers and email address at www.senate.gov.
You can find your Representatives’ phone numbers and email address at www.house.gov.
Yeah!! The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Fostering Connections to Success Act (HR 6307) on June 24. Thanks for all of you who contacted your representatives and asked for their support. The incentives program for foster care adoptions is set to expire in September 2008. Representatives Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Jerry Weller (R-IL) just introduced a bipartisan proposal, H.R. 6307, the Fostering Connections to Success Act, that would extend the Adoption Incentive Program.
Kids are Waiting is sponsoring a campaign to fix foster care. Even if you aren't adopting from foster care, we all have a stake in these children. They need us. There is a place to tell your story to Congress.
The adoption tax credit as we know it will expire Dec. 31, 2012. Creating a Family is part of a coalition working to extend this important credit for all adoptive families. You can get more information at the following sites:
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