Bring Imagination, Creation, and Hands-On Learning Back to the Classroom (v. 2)

From Benjamin Franklin and the lightening rod to Thomas Edison and the lightbulb, we have always been a country of inventors. The ability to imagine, tinker, and create new inventions is one of the legacies of our history, and it must be an essential part
of our country’s future. It is our responsibility to ensure that every child believes they can be the next great inventor or entrepreneur, and that they are given the opportunity in school to enhance the skills necessary to accomplish these goals.

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Cosponsor the STEM Opportunities Act of 2017 (v. 3)

I hope you will join me in becoming a cosponsor the
STEM Opportunities Act of 2017. Many reports over the past decade have found that it is critical to our Nation’s economic leadership and global competitiveness that we educate and train more scientists and engineers. In the meantime, research shows that
women and underrepresented minorities, who by 2050 will comprise more than 50 percent of our population, are disproportionately lost at every transition point in their STEM studies and research careers. As a Nation, we cannot afford to continue hemorrhaging
so much talent.

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Make Education More Accessible for our Servicemembers and Veterans (v. 2)

Please join us in becoming a cosponsor to make education more accessible for our servicemembers and veterans by cosponsoring the Veterans Priority Enrollment Act of 2017! Our veterans and servicemembers should
not have to worry about getting a certain credit or signing up for a specific class before their GI bill benefits expire throughout their education. We should be doing everything in our power to make it easier for our men and women in uniform to get a stress
free, quality education.

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Re-introducing the POST GRAD Act

Please join me in advocating for the over one million graduate students in our nation who are currently paying thousands of additional dollars in interest to complete their education by becoming an original cosponsor of the Protecting
Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act.

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May is National Historic Preservation Month!

As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus, we are excited to share that May is National Historic Preservation Month (#PresMonth). Established in 1973, National Preservation Month is sponsored by state, tribal, and local preservation
organizations, historic societies, businesses, and civic organizations. We encourage you to participate in #PresMonth.

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Trafficking Survivors Perspectives Briefing

Sending Office: Honorable Ann Wagner Sent By: Rachel.Wagley@mail.house.gov Dear all, A number of human trafficking victims will be on the Hill on May 9 at 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to share their stories in Rayburn 2200. This event, Survivors Perspective: Overcoming the Barriers, is held in relation to the Trafficking Survivors Relief Act, which provides victims of […]

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Green Ribbon Schools Honorees (v. 2)

As the co-chairs of the Congressional Green Schools Caucus, we’re excited to let you know that the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Honorees are announced today. We encourage you to view the map of winning schools and congratulate any winning
schools in your district: www.greenstrides.org/honorees.

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Green Ribbon Schools Honorees

As the co-chairs of the Congressional Green Schools Caucus, we’re excited to let you know that the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Honorees are announced today. We encourage you to view the map of winning schools and congratulate any winning
schools in your district: www.greenstrides.org/honorees.

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