Letters to Congress

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  • School Modernization
    May 13, 2021

    K-12 Organizations letter – School Infrastructure

    May 13, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    May 12, 2021

    NEA Comments for House Subcommittee Hearing on USDA Food and Nutrition Service

    May 12, 2021
  • Women's Rights
    May 11, 2021

    NEA Letter Urging House to Pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, H.R. 1065

    May 11, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 11, 2021

    VOTE YES on Katherine Clarke for Associate Attorney General for Civil Rights

    May 11, 2021
  • Health Care
    May 11, 2021

    VOTE YES on the Mental Health Services for Students Act (H.R. 721)

    May 11, 2021
  • Voting Rights
    May 10, 2021

    NEA Letter Calling for YES Vote on For the People Act, S.1

    May 10, 2021
  • IDEA Special Education
    May 5, 2021

    NEA Asks Congress to Fulfill Funding Promise to IDEA

    May 5, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Apr. 30, 2021

    Sign-on letter on infrastructure

    Apr. 30, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Apr. 30, 2021

    Sign-on Letter on Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Act

    Apr. 30, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Apr. 28, 2021

    VOTE YES on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

    Apr. 28, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Apr. 27, 2021

    NEA Comments for Hearing on Ending Hunger: Universal School Meals are Important Tool in the Fight

    Apr. 27, 2021
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Apr. 22, 2021

    NEA Letter Supporting Confirmation of Cindy Marten as Deputy Secretary of Education

    Apr. 22, 2021
  • Worker's Rights
    Apr. 22, 2021

    NEA Letter Supporting Confirmation of Julie Su as Deputy Secretary of Labor

    Apr. 22, 2021
  • DC Statehood
    Apr. 20, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on DC Statehood Bill

    Apr. 20, 2021
  • Immigration
    Apr. 20, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on NO BAN Act, H.R. 1333

    Apr. 20, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 19, 2021

    Student Loan Tax Elimination Act support letter

    Apr. 19, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 19, 2021

    Leadership Conference – Principles for Student Loan Debt Cancellation

    Apr. 19, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Apr. 15, 2021

    Vote YES on Vanita Gupta’s nomination as Associate Attorney General

    Apr. 15, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 14, 2021

    NEA Urges Senate to Pass COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, S. 937

    Apr. 14, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 13, 2021

    NCLC Coalition Letter – Borrower Defense to Sec. Cardona

    Apr. 13, 2021
  • Worker's Rights
    Apr. 13, 2021

    NEA Urges YES vote on Paycheck Fairness Act, H.R. 7

    Apr. 13, 2021
  • No BAN Act
    Apr. 13, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on NO BAN Act, H.R. 1333, and Commission to Study Reparation Proposals Act, H.R. 40

    Apr. 13, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 12, 2021

    NEA Comments for Senate Hearing on Student Loan Debt’s Impact on Racial Justice, Borrowers, and Economy

    Apr. 12, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Apr. 12, 2021

    VOTE YES for Kristen Clarke as Associate Attorney General for Civil Rights

    Apr. 12, 2021
  • DC Statehood
    Apr. 12, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on Bill to Make Nation’s Capital the 51st State, H.R. 51

    Apr. 12, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Apr. 1, 2021

    NEA PSLF Coalition Letter to Sec. Cardona

    Apr. 1, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Mar. 29, 2021

    Sign-on Letter on Pell Grants

    Mar. 29, 2021
  • LGBTQ Issues
    Mar. 26, 2021

    Congressional Testimony – Why NEA Members Support the Equality Act

    Mar. 26, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Mar. 25, 2021

    Sign-on letter on healthy school meals

    Mar. 25, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Mar. 24, 2021

    Vote YES on Vanita Gupta’s nomination as Associate Attorney General

    Mar. 24, 2021
  • Women's Rights
    Mar. 24, 2021

    NEA Comments for Hearing Examining Long-Term Impacts of Gender Inequality in the Workplace

    Mar. 24, 2021
  • Women's Rights
    Mar. 23, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on Paycheck Fairness and Pregnant Workers Fairness Acts

    Mar. 23, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Mar. 23, 2021

    NEA Letter to Senate Committee Outlining Principles for Child Nutrition Reauthorization

    Mar. 23, 2021
  • Voting Rights
    Mar. 22, 2021

    NEA Comments for Senate Committee Hearing on For the People Act, S. 1

    Mar. 22, 2021
  • DC Statehood
    Mar. 22, 2021

    NEA Comments Supporting Statehood Bill for Wash., DC, H.R. 51

    Mar. 22, 2021
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Mar. 22, 2021

    NEA Letter to Senate HELP Members Supporting San Diego Superintendent Cindy Marten as Deputy Education Secretary

    Mar. 22, 2021
  • Marty Walsh
    Mar. 19, 2021

    NEA Letter Supporting Confirmation of Marty Walsh as Labor Secretary

    Mar. 19, 2021
  • Xavier Becerra
    Mar. 18, 2021

    Confirm Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

    Mar. 18, 2021
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Mar. 18, 2021

    NEA Letter Supporting Bill to Avoid Automatic Cuts in Medicare and Other Programs

    Mar. 18, 2021
  • LGBTQ Issues
    Mar. 17, 2021

    NWLC – Joint Statement Supporting The Equality Actl

    Mar. 17, 2021
  • Immigration
    Mar. 17, 2021

    VOTE YES on the American Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

    Mar. 17, 2021
  • Women's Rights
    Mar. 16, 2021

    VOTE YES on removing the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

    Mar. 16, 2021
  • Women's Rights
    Mar. 16, 2021

    VOTE YES on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

    Mar. 16, 2021
  • Deb Haaland
    Mar. 15, 2021

    NEA Urges Confirmation of Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Department Secretary

    Mar. 15, 2021
  • LGBTQ Issues
    Mar. 15, 2021

    NEA Comments in Support of the Equality Act, S. 393

    Mar. 15, 2021
  • Marcia Fudge
    Mar. 10, 2021

    NEA Supports Confirmation of Rep. Marcia Fudge as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

    Mar. 10, 2021
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Mar. 9, 2021

    NEA Urges House Members to Vote YES on Bills Expanding Background Checks for Gun Sales

    Mar. 9, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 9, 2021

    VOTE YES on the American Rescue Plan Act

    Mar. 9, 2021
  • IDEA Special Education
    Mar. 9, 2021

    NCPSSERS Sign-On Letter – Save Educators Jobs Act

    Mar. 9, 2021
  • Julie Su
    Mar. 8, 2021

    NEA Urges Confirmation of Julie Su as Deputy Secretary of Labor

    Mar. 8, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Mar. 8, 2021

    VOTE YES for Merrick Garland as Attorney General.

    Mar. 8, 2021
  • Worker's Rights
    Mar. 8, 2021

    NEA Urges House to Pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

    Mar. 8, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Mar. 8, 2021

    VOTE YES on Vanita Gupta for Associate Attorney General

    Mar. 8, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 5, 2021

    VOTE YES on the American Rescue Plan Act

    Mar. 5, 2021
  • Homework Gap
    Mar. 4, 2021

    Coalition Letter to Congress on the Homework Gap

    Mar. 4, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Mar. 4, 2021

    Protect Students and Taxpayers Coalition – Higher Education Data Transparency Letter

    Mar. 4, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Mar. 4, 2021

    Coalition Support Letter for Rohit Chopra CFPB

    Mar. 4, 2021
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Mar. 1, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

    Mar. 1, 2021
  • Dr. Miguel Cardona, Education Secretary
    Mar. 1, 2021

    LCCR Support Letter for Dr. Miguel Cardona

    Mar. 1, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Feb. 25, 2021

    VOTE YES on the American Rescue Plan

    Feb. 25, 2021
  • Voting Rights
    Feb. 24, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on For the People Act, H.R. 1

    Feb. 24, 2021
  • LGBTQ Issues
    Feb. 24, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on Equality Act, H.R. 5

    Feb. 24, 2021
  • Xavier Becerra
    Feb. 23, 2021

    Confirm Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

    Feb. 23, 2021
  • Judicial Nominations
    Feb. 23, 2021

    Confirm Merrick Garland as U.S. Attorney General

    Feb. 23, 2021
  • Tom Vilsack
    Feb. 22, 2021

    NEA Urges Senate to Confirm Tom Vilsack as Agriculture Secretary

    Feb. 22, 2021
  • Impeachment of Donald Trump
    Feb. 12, 2021

    Convict Trump of inciting violence against the U.S. government

    Feb. 12, 2021
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Feb. 11, 2021

    NEA Urges Support for Aid to State, Local, and Tribal Governments

    Feb. 11, 2021
  • Dr. Miguel Cardona, Education Secretary
    Feb. 11, 2021

    LCCR’s Sign-On letter in support of Miguel Cardona’s nomination

    Feb. 11, 2021
  • Homework Gap
    Feb. 10, 2021

    Coalition letter – House E&C re E-rate funds

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • Homework Gap
    Feb. 10, 2021

    Provide $7.6 billion to address the homework gap during the pandemic

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Feb. 10, 2021

    NEA Urges Support for Working Family, Retiree Provisions in COVID Relief

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • Marty Walsh, Labor Secretary Nominee
    Feb. 10, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote to Confirm Marty Walsh, Labor Secretary Nominee

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • IDEA Special Education
    Feb. 10, 2021

    NASISP – Keeping Our Pact Act & Save Educator Jobs Act Support Letter

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • Dr. Miguel Cardona, Education Secretary
    Feb. 10, 2021

    NEA Asks Senate to Confirm Education Secretary Nominee, Dr. Miguel Cardona

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Feb. 10, 2021

    NEA urges House Education and Labor Committee to support COVID-19 package

    Feb. 10, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Feb. 5, 2021

    NEA Urges YES Vote on National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

    Feb. 5, 2021
  • Removal of Marjorie Taylor Greene
    Feb. 4, 2021

    Vote YES on H.Res. 72 on removing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the education committee

    Feb. 4, 2021
  • COVID-19
    Feb. 3, 2021

    NEA Asks for Swift Passage of Bill to Provide Desperately Needed COVID-19 Aid

    Feb. 3, 2021
  • Removal of Marjorie Taylor Greene
    Feb. 2, 2021

    NEA and AFT joint letter calling for the removal of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the education committee.

    Feb. 2, 2021
  • Higher Education
    Feb. 1, 2021

    Protect Students and Taxpayers Coalition – HEA 117th Priorities

    Feb. 1, 2021
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jan. 29, 2021

    Biden Transition Letter – to prioritize demilitarization of law enforcement

    Jan. 29, 2021
  • Dr. Miguel Cardona, Education Secretary
    Jan. 29, 2021

    NEA Asks Senate HELP Committee to Advance Nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona, Education Secretary-Designate

    Jan. 29, 2021
  • Child Nutrition
    Jan. 29, 2021

    Sign on Letter – Universal School Meals

    Jan. 29, 2021
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jan. 25, 2021

    LCCR – Condemning Domestic Terrorism by White Nationalists

    Jan. 25, 2021
  • Voting Rights
    Jan. 25, 2021

    LCCR – Support letter for H.R. 1

    Jan. 25, 2021
  • Impeachment of Donald Trump
    Jan. 13, 2021

    NEA letter urging the impeachment of Donald Trump

    Jan. 13, 2021
  • 2020 Presidential Election Results
    Jan. 5, 2021

    NEA Urges Certification of 2020 Presidential Election Results

    Jan. 5, 2021

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