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Proposed changes could end nutritional assistance benefits for more than 3 million Americans. We can't let that happen.
Children belong in school and with their families, not caged in detention centers. More than 2,500 children have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year. In the past six months, at least six have died while in custody. Now is our opportunity to take a stand and encourage the U.N. to stop this.
NAFTA has been catastrophic for working families, and NAFTA 2.0—now called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—still doesn’t do enough to protect working people.
Secretary DeVos and the Dep't. of Education have failed to keep the promise of the Public Loan Forgiveness program that was enacted in 2007 by Congress. For years, DeVos and DOE officials have wrongfully denied PSLF applications.
More than 40 years ago, Congress made a commitment—through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—to help level the playing field and educate every child in this country, regardless of ability, neighborhood or skin color.
We can make real strides against the gun violence epidemic in this country, but Mitch McConnell is standing in the way. Write your senators and tell them to pass the House’s gun safety bill immediately.