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(WASHINGTON) – The Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) will host a press conference on Capitol Hill this Thursday to demand an up or down vote on H.R. 900, the “Cancel the Sequester Act of 2013,” introduced by CPC Member John Conyers (D-MI). Members of, Social Security Works, and Americans who have had their access to critical services and their livelihoods threatened by the devastating across-the-board cuts known as the “sequester” are expected to be in attendance. The citizen advocates will deliver more than 250,000 petitions signed nationwide to Speaker Boehner’s office on Thursday.

What: Progressive Caucus Leaders, Citizen Advocates to Call for a Vote on the Cancel the Sequester Act of 2013


• Rep. John Conyers (D-MI)

• Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

• Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ)

• Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL)

• Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and other supporters of H.R. 900.

When: Thursday March 14th, 2013, 12pm

Where: Rayburn House Office Building, 2237