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Want change? Lobby Congress

Want change? Lobby Congress

Baltimore has gone through a lot in 2015, from a harsh winter that strained its budget to riots and curfews in spring to the highest monthly homicide rate in 40 plus years. In addition, the Baltimore region continues to grapple with poor air and water quality, obesity, and a continuing gap between the rich and poor. It can be depressing to think about all those issues. But we can do something hopeful and fun that would help resolve many of them: We can lobby Congress. Seriously. Lobbying as engaged citizens for legislation that can grow the economy, add much needed middle-class jobs locally, decrease the gap between the rich and poor, improve air and water quality, and encourage...