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DEADLINE TODAY: Cosponsor H.R. 4984, the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

July 16, 2014

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce Sent By: jenny.prescott@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4984 Date: 7/16/2014 July 16, 2014 COSPONSOR H.R. 4984, THE EMPOWERING STUDENTS THROUGH ENHANCED FINANCIAL COUNSELING ACT Dear Colleague: With tuition increasing and economic pressures faced by graduates mounting, responsibly financing a higher education has never been more critical. However, many students and […]

DEADLINE TODAY: Cosponsor H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2014

July 16, 2014

From: The Committee on Education and The Workforce Sent By: jenny.prescott@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3136 Date: 7/16/2014 July 16, 2014 COSPONSOR H.R. 3136, THE ADVANCING COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ACT OF 2014 Dear Colleague: The cost of obtaining a college degree has risen dramatically over the past decade. Exacerbating rising college costs are federal roadblocks impeding efforts […]

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

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Patrick Murphy Sent By: jordan.blumenthal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4793 Date: 7/16/2014 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 […]

Recognize Phi Beta Sigma’s 100th Anniversary

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable John Lewis Sent By: kathleen.hom@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Recognize the 100th Anniversary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Deadline for original cosponsors is 1:00 p.m. TODAY Current Cosponsors:  Joyce Beatty, Kerry Bentivolio, Sanford Bishop, Corrine Brown, G.K. Butterfield, Yvette D. Clarke, Wm. Lacy Clay, John Conyers, Elijah J. Cummings, Danny K. Davis, Marcia L. Fudge, Sheila […]

Veterans Educational Benefits Should Not Come With an Expiration Date

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Brian Higgins Sent By: chimso.okoji@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2169 Date: 7/16/2014  Veterans Educational Benefits Should Not Come With an Expiration Date Co-sponsor H.R.2169 the Veterans Education Flexibility Act Endorsed by: AMVETS Dear Colleague, The original GI Bill – the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 – is one of the most significant pieces of legislation […]

USA Soccer Champion Tim Howard Helps to Bring Tourette Syndrome in the Spotlight!

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: kaylan.koszela@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4221 Date: 7/16/2014 Help to Improve the Lives and Raise Awareness of Individuals Living with Tourette Syndrome: Cosponsor H.R. 4221, the Collaborative Academic Research Efforts (CARE) for Tourette Syndrome Act Current Cosponsors: Karen Bass, Keith Ellison, Chaka Fattah, Leonard Lance, Zoe Lofgren, Ben Ray Lujan, Eleanor Norton Holmes, […]

Support Child Trafficking Victim Identification and Protection: Co-Sponsor H.R. 5081

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Karen Bass Sent By: adriane.alicea@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5081 Date: 7/16/2014 Support Child Trafficking Victim Identification and Protection Co-Sponsor: Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014 H.R. 5081 Dear Colleague: We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 5081, The Strengthening Our Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014. This bipartisan bill would help […]

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

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: andrew.postal@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4815 Date: 7/16/2014 Co-sponsor the American Manufacturing Jobs for Students Act (H.R. 4815) 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 encourage school counselors to provide career […]

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

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Sent By: jacquelyn.gonzalez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4902 Date: 7/16/2014 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 […]

Combat Childhood Obesity in Minority and Low-Income Communities- Cosponsor the Fit for Life Act

July 16, 2014

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: leah.hill@mail.house.gov Date: 7/16/2014 Supporting Organizations: The Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund, NAACP, YMCA, American Council on Exercise, National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, National Recreation and Park Association, National Council of Youth Sports, Action for Healthy Kids, US Soccer Foundation, DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation Dear […]