On Monday, April 1, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed a budget bill that, while falling short of creating America’s largest system of small donor public campaign financing, takes a step in the right direction. The bill, which is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, establishes an independent commission… Read more
Victory! House Passes Boldest Democracy Reforms Since Watergate
On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed #HR1, the boldest democracy reforms since Watergate. The bill protects the right to vote, makes elected officials accountable to the people, and would reduce the dominance of big money in our politics by creating a six to one match for small dollar contributions. The bill also… Read more
New Hampshire Could be the 20th State to Call for the 28th Amendment
On March 7, 2018, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives passed a bill — HB 504 — calling on Congress to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United and STAMP big money out of politics for good. If it passes the New Hampshire State Senate, New Hampshire will become the 20th state to formally… Read more
NEW resources for stampers!
Early this month, we reached out to stampers who had 3-5 bills found to organize a “Town Hall” style conference call with Head Stamper, Ben Cohen. We were looking to ask these newer stampers about their experience joining The Stampede. Get their feedback on some of the processes that are working and looking for… Read more
Support Democracy Reform – sign the pledge!
Stampers, Mitch McConnell is single-handedly trying to impede democracy reform — and we need your voice to stop him. The Senate Majority Leader is mounting a one-man blockade against the For the People Act, a new bill that would majorly expand voting rights, put ordinary voters ahead of big money donors, and hold elected… Read more
Ask the Stampede!
Hey Stampers! One of our own was looking for some examples of the elevator statement you use when passing out stamped bills. “I wish there was just one good example of what to say. I should mention that I certainly do believe in what we’re doing. It’s just that when someone asks me… Read more
CALL-TO-ACTION We need YOU to PLEDGE TO STAMP in January! In Citizens United v. FEC, The Supreme Court opened the door for corporations and billionaires to buy access and influence in Washington. The Court says money is free speech, so on the 9th anniversary of Citizens United, we’re making our money scream by legally rubber-stamping messages like… Read more
7 Ways to Protest This Holiday Season
We’re feeling ready to head into the holiday season. Bring on the cheer! Bring on the love! Bring on the festivities! Considering all the work of decorating, shopping, and visiting family – you might feel just a little busier than usual. In fact, you might almost be too busy to think about how much big… Read more
Stampede Fitness Associates Core Plan
Stampede Fitness Associations is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Stampede, Inc. Almost every time you read some fitness article, it’s all about the core. It’s not about 6 packs anymore. As a higher percentage of the population gets older and older, more and more of us are realizing that ship has sailed. So all… Read more
News from our friends at Wisconsin United To Amend
Our friends at Wisconsin United to Amend have the following news to share with the Stamper Community. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: George Penn, 608-244-6436, firstname.lastname@example.org Nine More Communities Vote to Amend the U.S. Constitution Madison, WI (November 7, 2018) – On Tuesday, November 6th, Wisconsin residents in nine communities voted to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that… Read more