Support Quality Charter Schools

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce Sent By: Dan.Shorts@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 10 Date: 4/10/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 10, the “Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act” Dear Colleague: As we work to improve the nation’s education system and raise student achievement levels, much can be gained from expanding access to high-quality charter schools. Charter […]

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TONIGHT @ 6pm: Kids for Cash Film Viewing and Panel

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Virginia.Zigras@mail.house.gov Date: 4/9/2014 ‘Kids for Cash’ Film Viewing and Panel Discussion “Examining America’s Juvenile Justice System” TONIGHT at 6:00 P.M United States Capitol Visitor Center North Orientation Theater A panel discussion will follow a viewing of the new, critically-acclaimed documentary, Kids for Cash. Please join Rep. Tony Cárdenas and […]

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Help America Compete, Support the BRAIN Act!

From: The Honorable Michael E. Capuano Sent By: ray.bennett@mail.house.gov Date: 4/9/2014 We Educate Them so We Should Benefit from their Education America’s higher education system attracts the best and brightest students from around the world.  We educate them – THEN WE SEND THEM HOME TO COMPETE AGAINST US! That is just plain stupid. Our policies should […]

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Younger Teens Account for 1 in 4 Teen Births: Support Comprehensive Sex Education

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: Mariah.Johnson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 725 Date: 4/9/2014 SUPPORT COMPREHENSIVE SEX EDUCATION PROGRAMS CDC Data Show Younger Teens Account for 1 in 4 Teen Births Dear Colleague: A new study released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, while teen births in the US have declined over the […]

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CLOSING TODAY: Support Funding for the First In The World Program

From: The Honorable Joaquin Castro Sent By: hannah.katz@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2014 **This is a programmatic request** DEADLINE: TODAY Current Cosigners: Hinojosa, Rangel, Grijalva, Norton, Enyart, Jackson Lee, Vela Dear Colleague: I write to urge you to join me in sending the attached letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies requesting […]

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Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception

From: The Honorable Jim Matheson Sent By: sean.strebel@mail.house.gov Date: 4/2/2014 Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception Location: B338-340 Rayburn House Office Building Date: TODAY! Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dear Colleague, On behalf of the Friends of Job Corps Caucus, we cordially invite you to attend the Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception on […]

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Support Funding for the First In The World Program

From: The Honorable Joaquin Castro Sent By: hannah.katz@mail.house.gov Date: 4/2/2014 **This is a programmatic request** DEADLINE: April 3rd Current Cosigners: Hinojosa, Rangel, Grijalva, Norton, Enyart, Jackson Lee Dear Colleague: I write to urge you to join me in sending the attached letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related […]

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Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception

From: The Honorable Jim Matheson Sent By: sean.strebel@mail.house.gov Date: 4/2/2014 Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception Location: B338-340 Rayburn House Office Building Date: TODAY! Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dear Colleague, On behalf of the Friends of Job Corps Caucus, we cordially invite you to attend the Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-off Reception […]

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Support H.R. 3655: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Rights Leader

From: The Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: phil.beshara@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3655 Date: 4/1/2014 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 the bus of the Freedom Ride through the South, Simeon Booker […]

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