Protect Dreamers

Now it's time for the Senate to act. The U.S. House approved legislation to protect 2.5 million Dreamers, including 37,000 educators.

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Cheers and Jeers

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Ed Markey (D-MA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Tom Udall (D-NM)
Why We're Cheering

They raised concerns during a Commerce Committee oversight hearing about the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal, published in the June 13 Federal Register, to impose an overall funding cap that could reduce support for E-Rate and other critical programs for rural students.

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Andy Harris (R-MD)
Why We're Jeering

He offered an amendment during the Appropriations Committee’s consideration of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill to increase funding for the DC private school voucher program and remove the requirement that participating schools must give their students the same fundamental civil rights protections as public schools.

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