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Press Release - Sessions Statement on the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act

Sep 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act:

“Since President Obama took office nearly five years ago, more Americans are on food stamps than ever before. Due to enrollment techniques and participation thresholds used by the Administration, taxpayers are spending $80 billion a year for a program that reaches beyond its original intent.

Press Release - Sessions: It’s Time to Reduce Washington’s Footprint in our Classrooms

Jul 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act:

“Student achievement across our nation is falling short despite the fact that overall funding per student has tripled since 1965. Instead of working with Congress to rewrite federal K-12 education law, the Obama Administration expanded its authority over our schools in an unprecedented manner that has done nothing to fix our long-term problem.

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