Cosponsor H.R. 4818 to Support Military Spouse Career Advancement

From: The Honorable Patrick Murphy Sent By: jordan.blumenthal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4818 Date: 7/14/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4818 to Support Military Spouse Career Advancement Supported by: The Association of the United States Navy and the Retired Enlisted Association Original Cosponsor: Congressman Kevin Cramer (ND) Dear Colleague: Military families are the backbone of our military.  A grateful nation provides military […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 4793, The Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act

From: The Honorable Patrick Murphy Sent By: jordan.blumenthal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4793 Date: 7/14/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4793, The Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act Supported by: Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Association of the United States Navy and the Retired Enlisted Association Original Cosponsor: Luke Messer (IN) Dear Colleague: The cost of college applications often stands between veterans […]

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Promote Healthy and Productive Schools: Become a Cosponsor of the Student-to-School Nurse Ratio Improvement Act

From: The Honorable Carolyn McCarthy Sent By: steven.ettannani@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1857 Date: 7/13/2014 Promote Healthy and Productive Schools: Become a Cosponsor of the Student-to-School Nurse Ratio Improvement Act Current Cosponsors: Rep. Bordallo, Rep. Capps, Rep. Carson, Rep. Holt, Rep. Loebsack, Rep. Michaud, Rep. Norton, Rep. Pingree, Rep. Rangel, Rep. Ryan, Rep. Wilson Dear Colleague: Recent national data […]

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GIVE A ONE-MINUTE SPEECH IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: jared.bass@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 CELEBRATE NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH Dear Colleague: Please join me in recognizing January as National Mentoring Month.  Since 2002, National Mentoring Month has served as an opportunity for our country to reflect on the benefits of youth mentoring and the positive impact it has on the development of […]

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National School Counseling Week – become an original co-sponsor

From: The Honorable Linda T. Sanchez Sent By: valeria.carranza@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Become an Original Co-Sponsor: Resolution Recognizing February 3 through February 7, 2014, as “National School Counseling Week” Deadline for Original Co-Sponsors: COB Friday, January 31, 2014  Dear Colleague: Counselors are an integral part of the effort to increase graduation rates.  School counselors can identify potential problems […]

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New Deadline: Increase Funding for IDEA in FY15

From: The Honorable Jared Huffman Sent By: Nicholas.Hromalik@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 DEADLINE: Noon, Wednesday 2/5/14 Groups Supporting: National Education Association (NEA), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), The School Superintendents Association (AASA), National School Boards Association, Committee for Education Funding (CEF), The Association of Educational Service Agencies, National […]

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Celebrate Discovery and Scientific Thinking

From: The Honorable Rush Holt Sent By: sean.gallagher@mail.house.gov Date: 7/13/2014 Celebrate Discovery and Scientific Thinking   Become an Original Cosponsor of a Resolution Recognizing February 12th as Darwin Day Dear Colleague, I encourage you to join me in celebrating on February 12th the birth of one of the fathers of modern scientific thought, Charles Darwin. My resolution […]

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Support Affordable Child Care for Working Families: Cosponsor H.R. 3740, the Child CARE Act (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: komaki.foster@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3740 Date: 7/12/2014 Current cosponsors: Reps. Kathy Castor, Donna M. Christensen, John Conyers Jr., Rosa L. DeLauro, Doris O. Matsui, Grace Meng, and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Dear Colleague: Child care expenses have become one of the biggest financial burdens on working families, often exceeding expenses […]

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Help Honor Civil Rights, Journalism Icon

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 7/12/2014 Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker Dear Colleague: Award-winning African American journalist and documenter of the civil rights movement, Simeon Booker, turned 95 in 2013. Through his groundbreaking reporting of the Emmett Till case to his seat on […]

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Member Visit to Public Charter School

From: The Honorable Jared Polis Sent By: allie.kimmel@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Member Visit to Public Charter School  Dear Colleague: As co-chairs of the Congressional Charter Schools Caucus, we invite you to celebrate National School Choice Week by joining us for a visit to one of the top-performing public charter schools in the District of Columbia, DC Prep. DC […]

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