Bills in Congress

Learn NEA’s position on pending legislation related to public education, and take action to protect our schools.

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  • HR 2337

    A bill to start to fix problems caused by the WEP—a step in the right direction toward full GPO/WEP repeal.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 937

    This legislation would help to address the rise of hate crimes and violence targeted at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Among other things, the legislation would designate a Department of Justice employee to assist with expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes reported to federal, state, and/or local law enforcement.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 40

    This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1333

    A bill which would specifically prohibit discrimination based on religion in the Immigration and Nationality Act,

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 2099

    A bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 435

    A bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 205

    A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 764

    A bill to require full funding of part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 72

    A bill to require full funding of part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1065

    A bill to eliminate discrimination and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 7

    A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 1

    The act would take several steps to counter attempts by many states to make voting more difficult and depress the vote of people of color, people with disabilities, senior citizens, and students.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 51

    A bill which would make Washington, DC our 51st state.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1868

    A bill to prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 6

    A bill which would provide a 13-year path to citizenship for more than 4 million undocumented immigrants.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1620

    A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HJ Res 17

    A bill to remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 393

    A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 694

    A bill with bipartisan legislation to support America’s schools in making critical infrastructure upgrades that improve energy efficiency and reduce costs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1603

    A bill to provide a compromise solution that makes meaningful reforms to the H-2A agricultural guest worker program and creates a first-of-its-kind, merit-based visa program specifically for the agriculture sector.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 686

    A bill which would provide tax incentives to encourage retention of early childhood and K-12 educators serving the students most in need.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1319

    A landmark bill addressing the far-reaching challenges our nation has faced from the pandemic.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 529

    A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 8

    A bill which would require a background check for every gun sold and most transfers.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1446

    A bill which would extend the initial background check review period from 3 to 10 days.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR1280

    A bill to hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 82

    This bill would fully repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP).

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 72

    A bill 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.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 210

    A bill to help to ensure borrowers are not inhibited from working solely because they fell behind on their federal student loan payments.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 5

    A bill o prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1065

    This legislation will take critical steps to protect pregnant workers during the pandemic and beyond.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 613

    A bill to repeal the cap on the SALT deduction that threatens states’ and localities’ ability to fund schools and other essential public services.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • H Res 72

    This resolution removes Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Education and Labor.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 530

    A bill to reunite families separated at or near ports of entry, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 529

    A bill to limit immigration enforcement actions at sensitive locations, to clarify the powers of immigration officers at sensitive locations, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S.Con.Res.5

    A budget reconciliation bill that includes substantial support for COVID-relief, including funding to assist public schools and public college campuses in safely reopening for in-person learning.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 542

    A bill to preserve nearly 4 million education jobs, spur economic growth, and help mitigate the impact of students’ lost opportunities to learn during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 604

    A bill which would provide $130 targeted at high-poverty schools to help reopen public schools and give students and educators a safe place to learn and work.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 447

    A bill which would amend the existing national apprenticeship program to include both pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships, while also defining guidelines for registered apprenticeship programs.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • S 51

    A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.
  • HR 1

    A bill to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

    Our position:
    Vote Yes.

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