Ensure that All Students Count

From: The Honorable Michael M. Honda Sent By: helen.beaudreau@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 Become an Original Cosponsor of the All Students Count Act  Deadline: COB Wednesday, July 30 Endorsed by over 150 national, state, and local organizations, including Southeast Asia Resource Action Center; National Women’s Law Center; The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Gay, Lesbian & […]

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Briefing: Forced Marriages Amongst Syrian Refugees

From: The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney Sent By: nina.anand@mail.house.gov Date: 7/25/2014 Monday, July 28, 2014 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 421 Cannon HOB *Refreshments will be provided* Panelists: Mary Hersh, Senior Advocate, Refugees International Jana Mason, Senior Advisor for Government Relations and External Affairs, UNHCR Sarah Craven, Chief-Washington Liaison Office, UNFPA Wendy Blanpied, Senior Child Protection […]

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SUPPORT SANCHEZ AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4984

From: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Sent By: jacquelyn.gonzalez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4984 Date: 7/24/2014 Sanchez Amendment to H.R. 4984 Facts About Financial Aid and Transfer students About a third of students transfer campuses on their journey to completing a degree; however, the journey is often a bit more complicated than they expected. Transfer students take on about $1000 […]

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Support the Kilmer-Hinojosa-Bachus-Petri-Tsongas Financial Literacy Amendment

From: The Honorable Derek Kilmer Sent By: sarah.round@mail.house.gov Date: 7/24/2014 Dear Colleague, We urge you to support our amendment to H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, that would connect students with the financial management resources they need to be successful. We know that financial literacy is important. It helps provide people with […]

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CPC Ad Hoc Hearing: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis

From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: norma.salazar@mail.house.gov Date: 7/24/2014 Congressional Progressive Caucus Ad-Hoc Hearing Kids First: Examining the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis Dear Colleague: The Congressional Progressive Caucus would like to invite you to an Ad Hoc Hearing to receive first-hand testimony from unaccompanied minors and expert witnesses that stresses the importance of prioritizing […]

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Cosponsor the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5127 Date: 7/24/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting the Helping Schools Protect our Children Act, to help ensure that teachers receive the training they need to properly recognize signs of sexual abuse in children. According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, which […]

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Co-sponsor the American Manufacturing Jobs for Students Act (H.R. 4815)

From: The Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: andrew.postal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4815 Date: 7/24/2014 Co-sponsor the American Manufacturing Jobs for Students Act (H.R. 4815) Co-sponsored by Reps. Lee and Loebsack Dear Colleague: I write to request your co-sponsorship of my bill, the American Manufacturing Jobs for Students Act (H.R. 4815). The American Manufacturing Jobs for Students Act will […]

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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: 7/24/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4818 to Support Military Spouse Career Advancement Supported by: The Association of the United States Navy and the Retired Enlisted Association Cosponsors: Reps Kevin Cramer (Original Cosponsor), Julia Brownley, Sheila Jackson Lee, and Grace Meng Dear Colleague: Military families are the backbone […]

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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: 7/23/2014 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. 4818 to Support Military Spouse Career Advancement

From: The Honorable Patrick Murphy Sent By: jordan.blumenthal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4818 Date: 7/23/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4818 to Support Military Spouse Career Advancement Supported by: The Association of the United States Navy and the Retired Enlisted Association Cosponsors: Congressman Kevin Cramer (Original Cosponsor), Julia Brownley, Sheila Jackson Lee, and Grace Meng Dear Colleague: Military families are the backbone […]

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