~As of Thursday December 18, 3 p.m. PST, 4,417 petitioners had added their names to ipetitions.
~Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont sent a note to Cecilia Leibovitz, founder of Craftsbury Kids, stating his intent to work with the Congress work towards a solution that will help small American manufacturers.
~National Bankruptcy Day lists many helpful links and sites for those compelled to learn more and take action. One of them is the wiki link to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, which lists the names of Congress members on the committee who should be written to.
~Fashion Incubator is also following these developments closely and offers useful links and information.