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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: