GOP Bill Would Ban ‘Antiracism’ Confessionals From D.C. Schools

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By: Alex Nester (Washington Free Beacon) A bill would prohibit District of Columbia public schools from hosting exercises in which students and teachers are forced to publicly apologize for their race or sex. House Education and Labor Committee member Glenn Grothman (R., Wis.) on Wednesday will introduce the Ending Critical Race Theory in D.C. Public Schools Act, which would protect…

Reps. Pingree and Massie Introduce Bipartisan PRIME Act to Empower Local Livestock Farmers, Meet Consumer Demand

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By: Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Press Release Today, Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) re-introduced the PRIME (Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption) Act to make it easier for small farms and ranches to serve consumers. Companion legislation has been introduced in the United States Senate by Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Rand…

Republicans urge education secretary to enforce civil rights protections for Jewish students

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By: Dmitriy Shapiro (Jewish News Syndicate) (June 11, 2021 / JNS) A group of 19 Republican members of Congress on Wednesday sent a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona highlighting rampant anti-Semitism at American colleges and universities, and urging him to apply Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect Jewish students as it would towards…

Markup Wrap Up: Oversight Committee Advances Several Bipartisan, Good Government Bills

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON—Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform passed four good governance bills, including the No CORRUPTION Act (H.R. 3327), the Performance Enhancement Reform Act (H.R. 2617), the Air America Act of 2021 (H.R. 1297), and the Gold Star Children Act (H.R. 3367).  “Making our government more…

Sen. Cruz, Rep. Johnson Remind President Biden’s Commission He Has No Authority to Pack Supreme Court

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By: Senator Ted Cruz Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today sent a letter to President Biden's new Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, reminding the commission that Congress has exclusive authority to amend or preserve the U.S. Supreme Court, and…

GOP lawmaker warns Biden: Don’t let Afghanistan and Taliban become the next Israel and Hamas

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By: Jenny Goldsberry (Sara Carter Show) National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-WI) issued a stern warning during a hearing on US action in Afghanistan Thursday. “We must ensure that Afghanistan and the Taliban are not the next Israel and Hamas,” Grothman said. This comes after President Biden committed to removing all troops from the…

Lawmakers urge Department of Defense to help address backlog of veterans’ records

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By: John Hewitt Jones (Fed Scoop) Lawmakers have signed a bipartisan letter calling on the Department of Defense to intervene after coronavirus delays caused a major backlog of requests from veterans seeking essential service records. In the missive, which was sent on Thursday, 10 senior politicians called on Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to address the data pile-up.…

Sánchez, LaHood, Matsui, Upton Introduce Bill to Improve Assessment, Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

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By: Congresswoman Linda Sanchez Press Release WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Darin LaHood (R-IL), members of the Ways and Means Committee, along with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Fred Upton (R-MI), have re-introduced the Concentrating on High-Value Alzheimer’s Needs to Get to an End (CHANGE) Act to encourage early assessment…

McCaul Leads Over 100 Republicans in Letter to President Biden Supporting Israel’s Right to Self-Defense Against Hamas Terrorists

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By: House Foreign Affairs Committee Press Release Washington, DC – House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul led over 100 Republican House Members in a letter to President Biden supporting Israel’s right to self-defense. The letter calls on the President to maintain U.S. security assistance to Israel without any added conditions. The letter also urges the…

Hern leads bipartisan letter to USTR Amb. Tai on lumber shortage

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By: Congressman Kevin Hern Press Release Today, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) sent a bipartisan letter to US Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, regarding steep increases in the price of lumber. The letter urges Ambassador Tai to resolve softwood lumber trade issues with Canada to help alleviate the rising costs of lumber. This letter follows Rep. Hern’s…

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