Continue the Fight against Underage Drinking – Cosponsor the STOP Act Reauthorization (v. 2)

In 2006, Congress passed the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act with unanimous bipartisan and bicameral support to address the public health crisis of underage drinking. Ten years after the passage of the STOP Act, it is clear that its comprehensive approach is making a difference: According to the 2015 Monitoring the Future survey, alcohol use by 8th, 10th, and 12th graders are at their lowest levels in decades.

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Base Educational Equity on Equitable Funding

Americans would like to view education as the great equalizer in our society, offering every child a path to a bright future. In reality, we know our educational system is riddled with inequity and gaps in opportunity. This disturbing truth was recently highlighted in the Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence Commission Report, For Each and Every Child. As you consider where your constituents’ best interests lie, I encourage you to read the report, found here.

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