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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:

Press Release - Subcommittee Chairman Stivers Responds to Hearing on Proposed Changes to Rule XXI

Apr 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH), Chairman of the House Rules Committee Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, issued the following statement in response to the subcommittee hearing on Proposed Reforms to Rule XXI and the Modern Authorization and Appropriations Process:

“Yesterday’s subcommittee hearing began an open process to make the House of Representatives work better. The proposals we discussed were thoughtful, and our subcommittee members engaged in a robust discussion.