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Press Release - Sessions Votes for School Choice and Increased Opportunities for DC Children

Apr 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after the House passed legislation that would reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act. Specifically, it authorizes $60 million in annual funding for education in the District of Columbia and gives scholarships to low-income students:

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 4498

Apr 20, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 25th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4498, the HALOS Act.