Miguel Cardona

Biden Names New Education Secretary

He’s a former public school teacher, union member, and principal. Now, Miguel Cardona will be Betsy DeVos’s replacement.

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Why We're Cheering

They introduced the JOBS Act (S. 210) to help to ensure borrowers are not inhibited from working solely because they fell behind on their federal student loan payments.

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Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Why We're Cheering

He reintroduced the Keep Our PACT Act (S. 72), which would put Congress on a fiscally-responsible path to meet its obligation to fully fund Title I and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) on a mandatory basis over the next 10 years.

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Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Bobby Scott (D-VA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Lucy McBath (D-GA)
Why We're Cheering

They reintroduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 1065) to ensure workers are no longer forced to choose between their jobs and the health of their pregnancies.

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