Letters to Congress

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  • Health Care
    Apr. 17, 2019

    Expression of support for the goals of the Medicare for All Act (S. 1129) introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

    Apr. 17, 2019
  • Health Care
    Apr. 17, 2019

    Expression of support for the goals of the Medicare for All Act (H.R. 1384) introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)

    Apr. 17, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 10, 2019

    Comments in connection with the April 10 hearing, “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Strengthening Accountability to Protect Students and Taxpayers”

    Apr. 10, 2019
  • Retirement Security
    Apr. 10, 2019

    Comments in connection with April 10 hearing, “Comprehensive Legislative Proposals to Enhance Social Security”

    Apr. 10, 2019
  • Child Nutrition
    Apr. 10, 2019

    Comments in connection with the April 10 hearing, “Perspectives on Child Nutrition Reauthorization”

    Apr. 10, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Apr. 10, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Investing for the People Act (H.R. 2021) to lift the caps on non-defense discretionary funding (NDD) for fiscal 2020 and 2021

    Apr. 10, 2019
  • Net Neutrality
    Apr. 10, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Save the Internet Act (H.R. 1644) to restore net neutrality

    Apr. 10, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 5, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the April 2 hearing, “Reauthorizing HEA: Addressing Campus Sexual Assault and Ensuring Student Safety and Rights”

    Apr. 5, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 4, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the April 3 hearing, “Strengthening Accountability in Higher Education to Better Serve Students and Taxpayers”

    Apr. 4, 2019
  • Senate Rules Change
    Apr. 4, 2019

    VOTE NO on S. Res. 50, which would drastically limit debate on all federal district court nominees and the vast majority of executive branch nominees

    Apr. 4, 2019
  • Women's Rights
    Apr. 4, 2019

    VOTE YES on the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 1585)

    Apr. 4, 2019
  • Civil Rights
    Apr. 4, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with a hearing on the Equality Act (H.R. 5)

    Apr. 4, 2019
  • School Modernization
    Mar. 28, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 6 hearing, “Our Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure and the Need for Immediate Action”

    Mar. 28, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Mar. 28, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 26 hearing, “Red Flag Laws: Examining Guidelines for State Action”

    Mar. 28, 2019
  • Women's Rights
    Mar. 28, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019 (H.R. 7)

    Mar. 28, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Mar. 12, 2019

    VOTE NO on Neomi Rao’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

    Mar. 12, 2019
  • National Emergency
    Mar. 12, 2019

    VOTE YES on H.J. Res. 46 to undo the national emergency declared by President Trump

    Mar. 12, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Mar. 12, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 12 hearing, “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Simplifying the FAFSA and Reducing the Burden of Verification”

    Mar. 12, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Mar. 12, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 13 hearing, “The Cost of College: Student Centered Reforms to Bring Higher Education Within Reach”

    Mar. 12, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Mar. 12, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 13 hearing, “Gun Violence Prevention and Enforcement”

    Mar. 12, 2019
  • Voting Rights
    Mar. 7, 2019

    VOTE YES on the For the People Act (H.R. 1)

    Mar. 7, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Mar. 7, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 6 hearing, “Addressing the Public Health Emergency of Gun Violence”

    Mar. 7, 2019
  • Immigration
    Mar. 5, 2019

    Comments for the record in connection with the March 6 hearing, “Protecting Dreamers and TPS Recipients”

    Mar. 5, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Mar. 4, 2019

    Oppose confirming Chad Readler to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

    Mar. 4, 2019
  • ESP Award
    Feb. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on H.R. 276 to create a national award for education support professionals

    Feb. 25, 2019
  • National Emergency
    Feb. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Castro resolution to undo the national emergency declared by President Trump

    Feb. 25, 2019
  • School Modernization
    Feb. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019 (H.R. 865)

    Feb. 25, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Feb. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8) and the Enhanced Background Checks Act (H.R. 1112)

    Feb. 25, 2019
  • Women's Rights
    Feb. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019 (H.R. 7)

    Feb. 25, 2019
  • Senate Rules Change
    Feb. 13, 2019

    VOTE NO on the Lankford proposal changing Senate rules to limit debate on all federal district court nominees and the vast majority of executive branch nominees

    Feb. 13, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Feb. 12, 2019

    Oppose confirming William Barr as Attorney General of the United States

    Feb. 12, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Feb. 11, 2019

    Oppose confirming Neomi Rao to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

    Feb. 11, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Feb. 11, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8)

    Feb. 11, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Jan. 29, 2019

    Oppose confirming William Barr as Attorney General of the United States

    Jan. 29, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jan. 29, 2019

    Oppose confirming Chad Readler to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

    Jan. 29, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jan. 29, 2019

    Oppose confirming Wendy Vitter to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

    Jan. 29, 2019
  • Department of Defense Schools (DoDEA)
    Jan. 29, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act (H.R. 790) to bring the 2019 pay increase for civilian federal employees in line with the raise the military received

    Jan. 29, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jan. 23, 2019

    VOTE NO on amendment #5, VOTE YES on amendment #6 to the Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 268)

    Jan. 23, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Jan. 11, 2019

    Oppose confirming William Barr as Attorney General of the United States

    Jan. 11, 2019

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