Invitation to Physical Therapy Health and Fitness Clinic: June 4th

From: The Honorable Rick Larsen Sent By: Kate.Craddock@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 By now you should have received an invitation from the American Physical Therapy Association to attend the PT Day on Capitol Hill: Physical Therapy Health and Fitness Clinic. Thursday, June 4th Cannon Caucus Room 11:30am – 2:30pm *balance, grip, blood pressure, and golf swing assessments […]

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Support our Teachers! Co-Sponsor the REPAY Supplies Act of 2015

From: The Honorable Joyce Beatty Sent By: jennifer.storipan@mail.house.gov Date: 6/2/2015 Support our Teachers! Co-Sponsor the REPAY Supplies Act of 2015 Deadline to be an original co-sponsor: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Dear Colleague: I invite you to become an original co-sponsor of the Reimburse Educators who Pay for Academic Year (REPAY) Supplies Act of 2015, a […]

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Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act

From: The Honorable Linda T. Sanchez Sent By: meghan.mcconnell@mail.house.gov Date: 6/1/2015 Close Our Child Nutrition Gap Cosponsor the Wise Investment in our Children (WIC) Act Supported by Witnesses to Hunger, National WIC Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Current Cosponsors: Reps. Rangel, Pocan, McGovern, and Lee Dear Colleague, One in five American children […]

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Simplify FAFSA and Provide Students with Financial Certainty in College Planning

From: The Honorable Lloyd Doggett Sent By: maggie.buchanan@mail.house.gov Date: 5/30/2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 2ND Dear Colleague: Please join Rep. Pocan and I in sending a letter to Secretary Duncan in support of adopting a policy of using “prior-prior year” tax information which will provide students with increased certainty regarding the financial aid process. A […]

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Help Protect Our Student Athletes from Concussions

From: The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier Sent By: jonathan.uriarte@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2062 Date: 5/29/2015 Co-Sponsor H.R. 2062: The Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act Dear Colleague: Concussions for student athletes are a growing problem that demands immediate attention. According to figures from the National Federation of State High School Associations, an estimated 140,000 students playing high […]

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Protect the Freedom of Choice for Parents and Students and Support Teachers

From: The Honorable Tom Reed Sent By: Anna.Alburger@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2382 Date: 5/26/2015 Cosponsor HR 2382, The EMPOWER Act Dear Colleague, We invite you to join us in cosponsoring HR 2382, the Enable More Parents to Opt-Out Without Endangering Resources Act. This legislation would authorize parents to opt their children out state-mandated testing without any […]

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Cosponsor Rep. Speier Equal Rights Amendment Bill – It’s 2015 and Women Still Aren’t Protected by the US Constitution?

From: The Honorable Jackie Speier Sent By: molly.fishman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.J.Res. 51 Date: 5/26/2015 Cosponsors (149): Reps. Adams, Bass, Beatty, Beyer, Jr., Blumenaur, Bonamici, Boyle, C. Brady, Brown, Brownley, Bustos, Carson, Capps, Capuano, Cardenas, Carney, Cartwright, Castor, Castro, Chu, Cicilline, K. Clark, Y. Clarke, Clay, Cohen, Connolly, Conyers, Jr., Courtney, Cummings, S. Davis, DeFazio, DeGette, Delaney, […]

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Support American Hero Yogi Berra for the Presidential Medal of Freedom

From: The Honorable Bill Pascrell, Jr. Sent By: dylan.sodaro@mail.house.gov Date: 5/20/2015 Support American Hero Yogi Berra for the Presidential Medal of Freedom Current Signers: Rep. Albio Sires Dear Colleague, Please join us in urging President Obama to award Yogi Berra the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his commitment to educational excellence, social justice, and respected […]

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Help Decrease Prison Population

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Date: 5/20/2015 Deadline: 10 a.m. 5-21-2015 Outside Groups: ACLU, Drug Policy Alliance, Education From the Inside Out Coalition, Legal Action Center, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, National Employment Law Project (NELP) Let’s curb our nation’s high incarceration rate by educating our […]

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College Ratings: What are the higher education professionals saying?

From: The Honorable Bob Goodlatte Sent By: lindsay.yates@mail.house.gov Date: 5/14/2015 College Ratings: What are the higher education professionals saying? A Briefing on the Department of Education’s Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (PIRS) Friday, May 15, 2015 Room: 2175 Rayburn 11:00AM Dear Colleague: We cordially invite you, your education policy staffers, Legislative Directors, and interested staffers to […]

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