Letters to Congress

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  • Health Care
    Sept. 28, 2020

    NEA Asks Support for Health and Suicide Prevention Bills

    Sept. 28, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Sept. 24, 2020

    Sign-on letter USDA to extend waivers through June 30, 2021

    Sept. 24, 2020
  • Judicial Nominations
    Sept. 24, 2020

    Let the voters decide Justice Ginsburg’s successor

    Sept. 24, 2020
  • CROWN Act
    Sept. 21, 2020

    NEA Urges YES Vote on the CROWN Act, H.R. 5309

    Sept. 21, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Sept. 16, 2020

    NEA Urges House to Vote YES on H. Res. 908, “Condemning all forms of Anti-Asian Sentiment as related to COVID 19”

    Sept. 16, 2020
  • Women's Rights
    Sept. 15, 2020

    VOTE YES on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694)

    Sept. 15, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Sept. 15, 2020

    NEA Urges YES Votes on Strength in Diversity & Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Acts

    Sept. 15, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Sept. 10, 2020

    NEA Urges Senators to Vote NO on COVID Package

    Sept. 10, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Sept. 10, 2020

    Sign-on letter Universal Free School Meals

    Sept. 10, 2020
  • LGBTQ Issues
    Sept. 9, 2020

    Bostock Decision Sign-On Support Letter

    Sept. 9, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Sept. 8, 2020

    AACTE-CTQ Teach Grants sign-on letter

    Sept. 8, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Aug. 20, 2020

    NEA Urges YES Vote on Delivering for America Act, H.R. 8015

    Aug. 20, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Aug. 12, 2020

    Sign-on letter USDA Waiver

    Aug. 12, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Aug. 10, 2020

    Sign-on letter in support of using headcount for higher education stabilization funds

    Aug. 10, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Aug. 10, 2020

    NEA, AFT, AFSCME, and SEIU Urge Congress to Focus on Protecting Health, not on Liability Issues, in COVID Legislation

    Aug. 10, 2020
  • Voting Rights
    Aug. 5, 2020

    Sign-on letter LCCR John Lewis

    Aug. 5, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Aug. 5, 2020

    NEA Comments for House Hearing on Safely Reopening K-12 Schools

    Aug. 5, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Aug. 4, 2020

    NEA Urges Congress to Pass COVID-19 Relief Package that Focuses on Students and Public Services

    Aug. 4, 2020
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jul. 30, 2020

    NEA recommendations on House FY2021 funding bill

    Jul. 30, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 29, 2020

    Sign-on letter Student Borrower Protection COVID 4.0

    Jul. 29, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 29, 2020

    Sign-on letter Coalition on Human Needs letter calling for Senate action on Covid-19 response

    Jul. 29, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 28, 2020

    Comments for July 29 hearing on reopening Bureau of Indian Affairs schools

    Jul. 28, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 28, 2020

    NEA Comments for House Hearing on Trump Administration’s Attacks on 2020 Census

    Jul. 28, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 28, 2020

    NEA Urges House to Pass Child Care is Essential Act and Child Care for Economic Recovery Act

    Jul. 28, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 23, 2020

    NEA Comments on Forthcoming Senate COVID-19 Relief Package

    Jul. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 22, 2020

    Comments submitted for Education and Labor Committee’s July 23 hearing on reopening schools safely

    Jul. 22, 2020
  • Homework Gap
    Jul. 22, 2020

    Homework Gap Letter to Congress

    Jul. 22, 2020
  • Child Nutrition
    Jul. 22, 2020

    Sign-on letter USDA Waivers

    Jul. 22, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jul. 21, 2020

    VOTE YES on the NO BAN Act

    Jul. 21, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 21, 2020

    NEA Comments for Senate Hearing on Preparation for the 2020 General Election

    Jul. 21, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 20, 2020

    Sign-on letter LCCR’s Principles for COVID-19 legislation

    Jul. 20, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jul. 20, 2020

    Sign-on letter LCCR – Operation Relentless Pursuit Opposition Letter

    Jul. 20, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Jul. 20, 2020

    Sign-on letter LCCR – Title IV Student Eligibility Interim Rule Comments

    Jul. 20, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 15, 2020

    Comments for July 17 hearing on COVID-19 and Social Security

    Jul. 15, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 14, 2020

    Sign-on letter LCCR – Support election provisions in the Heroes Act

    Jul. 14, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jul. 7, 2020

    Comments for July 7 House hearing on COVID-19’s impact on higher education

    Jul. 7, 2020
  • National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    Jul. 2, 2020

    NEA recommendations on NDAA amendments

    Jul. 2, 2020
  • School Modernization
    Jun. 30, 2020

    VOTE YES on the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2)

    Jun. 30, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 29, 2020

    Comments for July 30 House hearing on mental health during crisis

    Jun. 29, 2020
  • DC Statehood
    Jun. 25, 2020

    Letter to House Members Urging YES Vote on DC Statehood

    Jun. 25, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jun. 24, 2020

    Letter Urging YES Vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

    Jun. 24, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Jun. 23, 2020

    NEA Urges Congress to Protect Student-Loan Borrowers by Overturning DeVos Rule

    Jun. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 19, 2020

    Education Stabilization Fund Letter

    Jun. 19, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 18, 2020

    Sign-on letter – SNAP Benefits

    Jun. 18, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 18, 2020

    Comments submitted for June 18 House hearing on COVID-19 and tax relief

    Jun. 18, 2020
  • School Modernization
    Jun. 17, 2020

    Sign-on letter – Rebuild America’s Schools Actss

    Jun. 17, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 15, 2020

    Sign-on letter – Civil Rights & Privacy during COVID-19

    Jun. 15, 2020
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jun. 15, 2020

    VOTE NO on Justin Walker’s nomination for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit

    Jun. 15, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 11, 2020

    Sign-on letter – Privacy and Civil Rights Principles, Senate

    Jun. 11, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 11, 2020

    Sign-on letter – Privacy and Civil Rights Principles, House

    Jun. 11, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 11, 2020

    NEA analysis shows 2,000,000 education jobs could be lost

    Jun. 11, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 10, 2020

    Sign-on letter – PELL Grants

    Jun. 10, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 10, 2020

    NEA Letter for House Oversight and Reform Committee Hearing on Supporting Essential Workers

    Jun. 10, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Jun. 10, 2020

    NEA Letter Calling for Reforms to End Police Brutality

    Jun. 10, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 9, 2020

    Comments for June 10 HELP Committee hearing on reopening schools safely

    Jun. 9, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 4, 2020

    Letter to Senate Committee for Hearing on Safely Reopening Campuses during COVID-19

    Jun. 4, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 4, 2020

    Sign-on letter – NCPE in support of the HEROES Act

    Jun. 4, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 4, 2020

    Sign-on letter – Equitable Services Funding

    Jun. 4, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 3, 2020

    Sign-on letter – USDA Child Nutrition Waiver Extensions

    Jun. 3, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Jun. 3, 2020

    NEA Comments for House Subcommittee Hearing on “The Impact of COVID-19 on Voting Rights and Election Administration: Ensuring Safe and Fair Elections”

    Jun. 3, 2020
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jun. 1, 2020

    VOTE NO on Walker for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

    Jun. 1, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 29, 2020

    Sign-on letter in support of the HEAL Act

    May 29, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 26, 2020

    NEA Letter on Senate Dem. Steering & Outreach Committee COVID-19 Call

    May 26, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 14, 2020

    School Kitchen Equipment Funding Request – Coalition Letter

    May 14, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 14, 2020

    Letter Urging House Members to Vote YES on the HEROES Act (H.R. 4800)

    May 14, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 12, 2020

    Sign-on letter – School Nutrition Funding Request

    May 12, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 12, 2020

    Letter for U.S. Senate Committee Hearing on Safely Re-opening Workplaces and Schools

    May 12, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 7, 2020

    Letter of Thanks for House Democratic Caucus COVID-19 Briefing

    May 7, 2020
  • COVID-19
    May 7, 2020

    Letter of Thanks for Democratic Women’s Caucus COVID-19 Briefing

    May 7, 2020
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 5, 2020

    Oppose Walker’s nomination to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

    May 5, 2020
  • Homework Gap
    May 4, 2020

    Cosponsor H.R. 6563 to close the homework gap

    May 4, 2020
  • Homework Gap
    May 4, 2020

    Cosponsor Senate bill to close the homework gap

    May 4, 2020
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
    May 4, 2020

    Senate Teacher Appreciation Week resolution

    May 4, 2020
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
    May 4, 2020

    House Teacher Appreciation Week resolution

    May 4, 2020
  • Homework Gap
    Apr. 30, 2020

    NEA led Coalition letter to Senate request $4 b for Homework Gap

    Apr. 30, 2020
  • Homework Gap
    Apr. 22, 2020

    40 organizations support the Emergency Educational Connections Act of 2020

    Apr. 22, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 21, 2020

    Sign-on letter – 4 union – House

    Apr. 21, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 21, 2020

    Sign-on letter – 4 union – Senate

    Apr. 21, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 17, 2020

    Frontline workers letter to Senate leaders

    Apr. 17, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 16, 2020

    Letter on Protecting Food School Service, Expanding Emergency Feeding, and Protecting Food Service Workers During Pandemic

    Apr. 16, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 16, 2020

    Letter Addressing Housing and Homelessness During the COVID-19 Crisis

    Apr. 16, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 16, 2020

    NEA Coalition Letter Urges Cancellation of $30,000 in Student Loan Debt Per Borrower

    Apr. 16, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 14, 2020

    Education Funding Group Letter

    Apr. 14, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Apr. 9, 2020

    NEA’s top priorities for phase 4 coronavirus legislation

    Apr. 9, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 26, 2020

    Dear Colleague letter on IDEA funding during the COVID-19 emergency

    Mar. 26, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 25, 2020

    NEA statement on CARES Act COVID stimulus bill

    Mar. 25, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 24, 2020

    Big 6 Ed Funding Coalition Letter

    Mar. 24, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 24, 2020

    EdLiNC letter supporting $2 billion emergency funding via E-rate for Wi-Fi hotspots, connected device to help close “Homework Gap”

    Mar. 24, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 24, 2020

    Education Funding Coalition Letter

    Mar. 24, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 23, 2020

    Lifeline Emergency Request FCC 250 signers

    Mar. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 23, 2020

    Coalition Letter on COVID-19

    Mar. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 23, 2020

    Letter urging that the Social Security Fairness Act be included in the coronavirus legislative package.

    Mar. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 23, 2020

    Thank you letter to Senator Braun for his assistance in getting a large group of students and educators safely back to the United States.

    Mar. 23, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 18, 2020

    VOTE NO on the Johnson amendment to the Families First Coronavirus Act.

    Mar. 18, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 18, 2020

    Education Groups Letter on COVID-19

    Mar. 18, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 17, 2020

    Vote YES on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    Mar. 17, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 12, 2020

    EdLiNC letter to FCC regarding COVID-19 and the homework gap

    Mar. 12, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 12, 2020

    YES on Families First  Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201)

    Mar. 12, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Mar. 11, 2020

    VOTE YES on the NO BAN Act

    Mar. 11, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 10, 2020

    Comments for House Education & Labor Subcommittee Hearing on Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1784)

    Mar. 10, 2020
  • Census
    Mar. 4, 2020

    Letter to Senate and House on NEA’s “We Count” Campaign

    Mar. 4, 2020
  • COVID-19
    Mar. 4, 2020

    VOTE YES on $8 billion for COVID-19 public health emergency

    Mar. 4, 2020
  • Health Care
    Feb. 25, 2020

    VOTE YES on the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act (H.R. 2339)

    Feb. 25, 2020
  • Racial Justice and Police Reform
    Feb. 25, 2020

    Letter Urging House Members to vote YES on the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

    Feb. 25, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Feb. 11, 2020

    Letter to the Senate on the 2019 Borrower Defense to Repayment rule

    Feb. 11, 2020
  • Workers' Rights
    Feb. 11, 2020

    Extend the deadline for ratifying the ERA

    Feb. 11, 2020
  • Workers' Rights
    Feb. 11, 2020

    Expand FMLA coverage and benefits

    Feb. 11, 2020
  • Washington DC Statehood
    Feb. 11, 2020

    Vote YES Vote on H.R. 51, Washington, D.C. Statehood

    Feb. 11, 2020
  • Workers' Rights
    Feb. 6, 2020

    VOTE YES on the PRO Act (H.R. 2474)

    Feb. 6, 2020
  • Judicial Nominations
    Feb. 6, 2020

    VOTE NO on Andrew Brasher’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

    Feb. 6, 2020
  • Health Care
    Feb. 5, 2020

    VOTE YES on H. Res. 826 to preserve kids’ health care

    Feb. 5, 2020
  • Child Nutrition
    Feb. 5, 2020

    Letter for House Committee Hearing on Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to SNAP Eligibility

    Feb. 5, 2020
  • Fair Housing Act
    Feb. 5, 2020

    Letter for House Hearing on Trump Administration’s Proposal to Weaken Enforcement of the Fair Housing Act

    Feb. 5, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Jan. 29, 2020

    Letter Urging Support for the Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020

    Jan. 29, 2020
  • School modernization
    Jan. 28, 2020

    Include public schools in any infrastructure package

    Jan. 28, 2020
  • Worker's Rights
    Jan. 28, 2020

    Support the FAMILY Act (H.R. 1185)

    Jan. 28, 2020
  • Never Again Act of 2020
    Jan. 27, 2020

    Letter to Congress urging YES vote on the Never Again Act of 2020 (H.R. 943)

    Jan. 27, 2020
  • Women's Rights
    Jan. 14, 2020

    Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694) and the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (H.R. 5191)

    Jan. 14, 2020
  • Higher Education
    Jan. 13, 2020

    Letter Urging House Members to vote Yes on H.R. Res. 76, to Overturn 2019 Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule

    Jan. 13, 2020
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jan. 7, 2020

    Vote YES on Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act (H.R. 5377)

    Jan. 7, 2020
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jan. 7, 2020

    Urge senate to vote YES on the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

    Jan. 7, 2020
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jan. 6, 2020

    Vote YES on the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R. 1865)

    Jan. 6, 2020
  • Health Care
    Dec. 13, 2019

    Include the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act in any negotiated healthcare or tax package

    Dec. 13, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Dec. 11, 2019

    Lift the SALT deduction cap and increase the educator tax deduction

    Dec. 11, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Dec. 10, 2019

    Letter Urging House Members to vote Yes on the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act

    Dec. 10, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Dec. 10, 2019

    VOTE NO on VanDyke for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    Dec. 10, 2019
  • Voting Rights
    Dec. 4, 2019

    Letter to the House of Representatives urging a Yes vote on the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

    Dec. 4, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Nov. 19, 2019

    Oppose Lawrence VanDyke’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    Nov. 19, 2019
  • Rural Schools
    Nov. 19, 2019

    Letter Supporting Endowment Fund for Secure Rural Schools and Extension of SRS Payments

    Nov. 19, 2019
  • College Affordability
    Nov. 15, 2019

    Letter Seeking Co-sponsors for College Affordability Act

    Nov. 15, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Nov. 8, 2019

    VOTE NO on Menashi for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    Nov. 8, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Nov. 6, 2019

    Letter to Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee Expresses Concerns on the Luke and Alex School Safety Act

    Nov. 6, 2019
  • Health Care
    Nov. 5, 2019

    Cosponsor and support the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (S. 684)

    Nov. 5, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Oct. 31, 2019

    Letters to the House Education & Labor Committee on Amendments to the College Affordability Act

    Oct. 31, 2019
  • Health Care
    Oct. 30, 2019

    VOTE YES on CRA resolution to preserve health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions

    Oct. 30, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Oct. 29, 2019

    Letter urging a YES vote on the College Affordability Act

    Oct. 29, 2019
  • Child Nutrition
    Oct. 28, 2019

    Updated NEA comments on U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed revision of categorical eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

    Oct. 28, 2019
  • Voting Rights
    Oct. 23, 2019

    Letter to the House Judiciary Committee urging a Yes vote on the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

    Oct. 23, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Oct. 22, 2019

    VOTE NO on Steven Menashi’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    Oct. 22, 2019
  • ESP Award
    Oct. 16, 2019

    NEA’s comments on criteria for the national ESP (RISE) award

    Oct. 16, 2019
  • Child Nutrition
    Oct. 15, 2019

    NEA comments for House Education & Labor Subcommittee hearing on USDA’s proposed cuts to free school meals

    Oct. 15, 2019
  • Retirement Security
    Oct. 4, 2019

    H.R. 4540 begins to fix problems caused by Social Security’s WEP

    Oct. 4, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Sept. 26, 2019

    VOTE NO on Scalia for Labor Secretary

    Sept. 26, 2019
  • Department of Defense Schools (DoDEA)
    Sept. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on S. J. Res. 54 to end Trump’s “national emergency” and preserve funding for public schools on military bases

    Sept. 25, 2019
  • Air and Water Quality in Michigan
    Sept. 25, 2019

    Comments for the record on Sept. 16 hearing, “Environmental Injustice: Exploring Inequities in Air and Water Quality in Michigan”

    Sept. 25, 2019
  • Immigration
    Sept. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on H.R. 2203 to improve DHS transparency and oversight of its policies

    Sept. 25, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Sept. 24, 2019

    Letter to House Judiciary Committee for hearing on assault weapons

    Sept. 24, 2019
  • NO BAN Act
    Sept. 24, 2019

    Letter to House Members for Historic Hearing Joint Committee Hearing on Trump Muslim Ban

    Sept. 24, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Sept. 24, 2019

    Letter to Judiciary Subcommittee on Community Responses to Gun Violence in Our Cities

    Sept. 24, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Sept. 24, 2019

    Vote NO on Eugene Scalia’s nomination as Labor Secretary

    Sept. 24, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Sept. 19, 2019

    House Education and Labor Subcommittee hearing on Public Service Loan Forgiveness

    Sept. 19, 2019
  • Executive Nominations
    Sept. 19, 2019

    Letter to the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee on Eugene Scalia’s Nomination as Labor Secretary

    Sept. 19, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Sept. 18, 2019

    Vote YES on the Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act (H.R. 4301)

    Sept. 18, 2019
  • DC statehood
    Sept. 17, 2019

    Make the District of Columbia the 51st state

    Sept. 17, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Sept. 11, 2019

    House Education and Labor Committee hearing on students impacted by gun and other violence

    Sept. 11, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Sept. 10, 2019

    Oppose Steven Menashi’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    Sept. 10, 2019
  • Rural Schools
    Sept. 10, 2019

    Cosponsor and support the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (S. 430) and the Forest Management for Rural Stability Act (S. 1643)

    Sept. 10, 2019
  • Rural Schools
    Sept. 10, 2019

    Cosponsor and support the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (H.R. 3048)

    Sept. 10, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Sept. 10, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Keep Americans Safe Act (H.R. 1186), the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act (H.R. 1236), and the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act (H.R. 3076)

    Sept. 10, 2019
  • Immigration
    Jul. 31, 2019

    Oppose the Secure and Protect Act of 2019 (S. 1494)

    Jul. 31, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jul. 29, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (H.R. 3877)

    Jul. 29, 2019
  • Workers' Rights
    Jul. 29, 2019

    Support the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act (H.R. 3463)

    Jul. 29, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jul. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (H.R. 3877)

    Jul. 25, 2019
  • Gun Violence Prevention
    Jul. 24, 2019

    Comments in connection with the July 24 hearing, “Examining State and Federal Recommendations for Enhancing School Safety Against Targeted Violence”

    Jul. 24, 2019
  • Retirement Security
    Jul. 24, 2019

    Comments submitted in connection with House hearing on Social Security 2100 Act (S. 269/H.R. 860)

    Jul. 24, 2019
  • Immigration
    Jul. 24, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act (H.R. 3239)

    Jul. 24, 2019
  • Health Care
    Jul. 16, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748)

    Jul. 16, 2019
  • Workers' Rights
    Jul. 15, 2019

    VOTE YES on H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act

    Jul. 15, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jul. 11, 2019

    VOTE NO on Daniel Bress’s nomination to the U.S. Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    Jul. 11, 2019
  • Women's Rights
    Jul. 11, 2019

    NEA supports Savanna’s Act (S. 227/H.R. 2733) to help curb violence against Native American women and girls

    Jul. 11, 2019
  • Department of Defense Schools (DoDEA)
    Jul. 11, 2019

    VOTE YES on amendment #412 to the NDAA to prevent unfair taxation of educators in DoD schools

    Jul. 11, 2019
  • Health Care
    Jul. 11, 2019

    Comments submitted for the record in connection with July 11 House hearing on childhood trauma

    Jul. 11, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jun. 28, 2019

    Letter regarding how limitations to the state and local tax deduction (SALT) harm funding for schools and other public services

     

    Jun. 28, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Jun. 28, 2019

    Letter to Bernie Sanders thanking him for introducing the College for All Act

    Jun. 28, 2019
  • E-Rate
    Jun. 25, 2019

    VOTE YES on amendment to H.R. 3351 to stop FCC’s E-Rate proposal

    Jun. 25, 2019
  • E-Rate
    Jun. 21, 2019

    Letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about changes to the E-Rate program, which helps provide high-speed broadband internet access across the country

    Jun. 21, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jun. 20, 2019

    Oppose any judicial nominee who refuses to affirm that Brown v. Board of Education was rightly decided

    Jun. 20, 2019
  • Judicial Nomination
    Jun. 20, 2019

    VOTE NO on Daniel Bress’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    Jun. 20, 2019
  • Education Funding and Budget
    Jun. 19, 2019

    VOTE YES on the FY2020 “minibus” appropriations bill

    Jun. 19, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    Jun. 17, 2019

    VOTE NO on Matthew Kacsmaryk’s nomination to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

    Jun. 17, 2019
  • Higher Education
    Jun. 14, 2019

    Support the Consider Teachers Act of 2019, S. 1387

    Jun. 14, 2019
  • Vouchers
    Jun. 11, 2019

    NEA’s views on how FY2020 appropriations bill treats the D.C. voucher program

    Jun. 11, 2019
  • Child Nutrition
    Jun. 7, 2019

    Co-sponsor H.R. 2651, the bipartisan Improving Training for School Food Service Workers Act.

    Jun. 7, 2019
  • Immigration
    Jun. 4, 2019

    VOTE YES on the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6)

    Jun. 4, 2019
  • Immigration
    May 22, 2019

    Support the Dream Act (H.R. 2820), the American Promise Act (H.R. 2821), and the Venezuela TPS Act (H.R. 549)

    May 22, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 21, 2019

    VOTE NO on Howard Nielson’s nomination to the United States District Court for the District of Utah

    May 21, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 21, 2019

    VOTE NO on Daniel Collins’ nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    May 21, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 15, 2019

    VOTE NO on Wendy Vitter’s nomination to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

    May 15, 2019
  • LBGTQ Issues
    May 15, 2019

    Vote YES on the Equality Act, H. R. 5

    May 15, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 14, 2019

    VOTE NO on Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    May 14, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 14, 2019

    VOTE NO on Michael Truncale’s nomination to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

    May 14, 2019
  • Immigration
    May 9, 2019

    Letter to Rep. Anthony Brown is support of the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2019 (H.R. 532)

    May 9, 2019
  • Health Care
    May 8, 2019

    Letter urging the House to VOTE YES on the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act (H.R. 986)

    May 8, 2019
  • Judicial Nominations
    May 7, 2019

    VOTE NO on Michael Park’s nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    May 7, 2019
  • LBGTQ Issues
    May 1, 2019

    VOTE YES on the Equality Act (H.R. 5)

    May 1, 2019
  • 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
  • LBGTQ Issues
    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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