National End Corporate Rule Call


Call Time: 6:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM MT, 8:00 PM CT, 9:00 PM ET
Conference Call Number: (605) 562-3140     
Access Code: 754227#
Backup Dial-in Numbers: (951) 262-7373 or (805) 360-1075

Agenda for the Call:


I.    Introductions

       Stephen Spitz  (5 minutes)


II.   Special Guest: Katherine Isaac of the American Postal Employees Union and the Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Post Office

       Katherine Isaac, Andrea Miller, Jan Campbell, Stephen Spitz, and Russell Freedman  (25 minutes)       

       A. Post Office is popular and profitable

       B. H Res 12 and H Res 54 on a bi-partisan roll

               1.    H Res 12 has 226 sponsors

               2.    H Res 54 has 220 sponsors

       C. Post Office Board of Governors

       D. Postal Banking Petition

       E. Field hearings on the Post Office – First one in Baltimore – January/February

       F. Boycott Staples


III.  Hill Update

        Andrea Miller, Stephen Spitz, and Jann Campbell  (5 minutes)        

        A. Potential for government shutdown on December 11        

        B. People’s Budget comes out in April

        C.  Medicare Drug pricing

               1. Generic/ patent extensions/ specialty drugs

               2.  Legislation from Welsh, Klobuchar, and Schakowsky

        D. Legislative Update


IV.   Single Payer Conference Report

       Stephen Spitz, Dr. Bill Honigman, and Jeanne Dauray (3 minutes)


V.    Anti-Exxon petition asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to go after them on Rico charges

       Stephen Spitz and Jann Campbell  (3 minutes)

        A. Exxon as racketeers: Did they conspire to falsify climate science?        

        B. What can PDA do?


VI.  Bernie Sanders Constitutional Amendment/Glass-Steagall/Wealth Inequality/Socialism

       Stephen Spitz, Jann Campbell, Mike Goldman, and Dave Sonneborn  (4 minutes)

       Combined November/December Meeting on Thursday, December 3rd at 9 pm ET


VII. Closing Announcements

       Jann Campbell  (1 minute)


December 03, 2015 at 9pm - 10pm
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