Support Employment and Job-Training for Our Veterans

From: The Honorable Suzan K. DelBene Sent By: casey.katims@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4629 Date: 7/28/2014 Cosponsor the Manufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act Endorsed by The American Legion and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Current Cosponsors: Schneider; Bonamici; McDermott; Bustos; Negrete McLeod; Hinojosa; Esty; Brownley; Pocan; Kuster; Denny Heck; DeFazio; Cicilline; Kilmer; Vela; Vargas; Courtney; Perlmutter; McGovern; […]

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Support the Bipartisan Student Veterans Priority Enrollment Act

From: The Honorable Allyson Y. Schwartz Sent By: douglas.webb@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3456 Date: 7/28/2014 Cosponsor the Student Veterans Priority Enrollment Act Endorsed by: Student Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Military Officers Association of America, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Current cosponsors: Lamborn, Brady, Fattah, Cartwright, Doyle, Frankel, Kirkpatrick, Matsui, Castor, […]

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Tomorrow: The Impact of Tough on Crime Policies on Minority Children

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Virginia.Zigras@mail.house.gov Date: 7/28/2014 Dear Colleague, By now you should have received an invitation to a briefing by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) that will explore the disproportionate impact of “tough on crime” policies on minority children and other important youth policies as Congress considers overhaul and reauthorization […]

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SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR STUDENTS, NOT TAXES

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: decarlo.mclaren@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2737 Date: 7/28/2014 SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR STUDENTS, NOT TAXES Cosponsor the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2013 Cosponsors: Reps. Blumenauer, Cartwright, Cohen, Conyers, Courtney, DeLauro, Doggett, Ellison, Green, Grijalva, Higgins, Holt, Honda, Johnson (GA-4), Kind, Lee, Meeks, Moran, Nadler, Neal, Norton, Price, Rangel, Rush, […]

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Support the Maker Movement

Last month, President Obama hosted the first ever White House Maker Faire. I had the privilege of attending, and was impressed by the creativity and ingenuity displayed by the participants.

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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: 7/28/2014 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 Cosponsors (14): Reps Luke Messer (Original Cosponsor), Julia Brownley, Cheri Bustos, Donna Christensen, Judy Chu, Howard […]

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Support College Affordability- Cosponsor H.R. 4902, The Middle Class CHANCE Act

From: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Sent By: jacquelyn.gonzalez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4902 Date: 7/25/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4902, The Middle Class CHANCE Act: Endorsed by: National Education Association, The Education Trust, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO), American Federation of Teachers, National Council of La Raza, NAACP, Young Invincibles, National […]

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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: 7/25/2014 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 Cosponsors (13): Reps Luke Messer (Original Cosponsor), Julia Brownley, Cheri Bustos, Donna Christensen, Judy Chu, Howard […]

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Briefing: Basic Skills are Everyone’s Business

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Virginia.Zigras@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 Dear Colleague, By now you should have received an invitation to a briefing by the National Skills Coalition (NSC) that will provide key demographic and policy information regarding the importance of adult basic education, including English as a Second language, to create opportunities and a strong […]

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