Starbucks Coffee Company SBUX issued the following update regarding the company's Come Together petition urging elected leaders in Washington, DC to reopen the government, pay our debts on time and pass a bi-partisan and comprehensive long-term budget deal by the end of the year:
Petitions being counted at Starbucks Support Center in Seattle. (Photo: Business Wire)
Petitions are continuing to arrive from Starbucks nearly 7,000 company-operated stores in the U.S. As of 3:00 pm PT the number of signatures is approaching 2 million. Tomorrow, Starbucks will deliver collected petitions to Congress and the President. More petitions are expected to arrive over the next few days from other organizations and the remainder of Starbucks company-operated stores. The company would like to thank our partners (employees), our customers and the other companies and organizations that have joined the effort including AOL, Caterpillar, Marriott and a host of non-profit organizations.
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