A vote on repeal of the Death Tax is scheduled in the Senate before its Memorial Day recess. The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) has designated Tuesday, May 9, as "National Cattle Call to Kill the Death Tax" Day.

NCBA is coordinating the national call-in day for cattle producers to call Senators to urge support for full and permanent repeal of the Death Tax. Any Senator can be reached via the Capitol Hill switchboard at 202-224-3121, or individual office numbers can be found at hill.beef.org/pdfs/109thSenateContacts.pdf. For more info, contact Jenni Beck at jbeck@beef.org or 202-347-0228.

But, producers can send send letters to Senators today by clicking on capwiz.com/beefusa. And, NCBA's new "HOT Issue" Death Tax Web site is up and running at hill.beef.org/tax. Included is detailed info on the Death Tax issue, and a sampling of ranchers' personal stories from across the U.S. -- NCBA Capitol Concerns