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Obama Administration Reveals GOP Leaders’ Betrayal on Common Core in Ed Bill

The Pulse Media/News/Publishing By Emmett McGroarty on December 21, 2015 Anti-Common Core activists tried for months to warn Congress that the new federal education bill (the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA) was a disaster that would cement, not overturn, the odious progressive-education philosophies of the Obama Administration. Except for 64 House members (click here […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education, Legislation, US House, US Senate

Please Call NOW:  Congress to Pay for Obama’s Agenda!

December 16, 2015 On Friday, the House of Representatives will vote on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the next year. This bill represents the final opportunity for the Republican-led Congress to rein in the Obama Administration using the powers given them by Article One of the Constitution . After weeks […]

Filed Under Alerts, Budget, Legislation, Spending, US House, US Senate

The GOP’s Corrupt Obamacore Bargain

National Review Online   Education Reform: GOP’s Corrupt Obamacore Bargain | National Review Online <img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1626507807583041&ev=PixelInitialized” /> The success of Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz this year is a great and anguished shout from Republicans voters to the powers-that-be in Washington: The system is broken; it’s not working for […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education, Legislation, US House, US Senate

ACTION ALERT RE: REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NCLB ACT

Ask Senator Sessions (202)224-4124 and Senator Shelby (202)224-5744 to vote NO on The Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177). Ask Republicans to wait until Obama leaves office and pass a bill that rejects, not codifies, this President’s federalization of education. US Senate leadership promised to write a bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that Obama […]

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Action Needed! Senate Debate on Every Child Achieves Act on Tuesday!

Ask Senator Sessions (202)224-4124 and Senator Shelby (202)224-5744 to vote NO on The Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177) Ask Republicans to wait until Obama leaves office and pass a bill that rejects, not codifies, this President’s federalization of education. US Senate leadership promised to write a bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that Obama […]

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TAA Fails – TPA Passes:  NEXT ACTION TO STOP FAST TRACK

Praise God for Sen. Jeff Sessions and for those four Alabama Congressmen who supported him with their votes on the TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance) bill in the House on Friday – Brooks, Byrne, Palmer and Roby.  Please thank them.  Please ask all Alabama House members to vote against TAA if Boehner brings it up again this week.  […]

Filed Under Alerts, Economic Policy, Legislation, Trade, US House, US Senate

“Sessions Denounces Senate Dems for Colluding with WH to Implement Exec Amnesty Post-Election

Senator Sessions released the following on Friday, September 5th after a Politico report on the President’s plans to delay action on executive amnesty until after the midterm elections.   NEWS RELEASES SEP 05 2014 WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement […]

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Patent legislation passed by US House will inhibit innovation

Patent legislation that passed the House will inhibit innovation Print By AL.com AL.com Follow on Twitter on May 12, 2014 at 10:44 AM, updated May 12, 2014 at 10:46 AM By Eunie Smith Patent legislation pending in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee can hit close to home.  I am aware of a father with young children who is […]

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Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Letter on Education Funding and Common Core

Senators work to stop federal interference and restore state-level education decisions WASHINGTON – A group of nine senators have asked leading Senate appropriators to restore state-level decision making about academic content in public schools when legislation is put together to fund the U.S. Department of Education for the next fiscal year.  Read More…

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No More Subsidies!

President Obama and the Democratic leadership are trying once again to subsidize alternative energy.  H.R. 1380 (A.K.A.the Natural Gas Bill or the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011) is an effort to create a federal subsidy for production and use of natural gas vehicles.  There is an effort underway to get some of […]

Filed Under Budget, Featured, Spending, Taxes, US Senate