Do you get the Pell Grant? Could you continue school without it?

Posted on February 14, 2011. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Hello Everyone!

By now I’m sure you have been well aware of the fight we now face moving forward. In short, we are expecting a $100 billion cut for the Pell Grant in the next decade, with the elimination of LEAP and a big blow to HBCU/MSI funding. Today is critical. We ask that you please make phonecalls to the congresspeople below who sit on the apprproations committee and make your voice heard.

Subcommittee On Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Democrats (10)

Tom Harkin, Iowa – Chairman
Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii
Herb Kohl, Wis.
Patty Murray, Wash.
Mary L. Landrieu, La.
Richard J. Durbin, Ill.
Jack Reed, R.I.
Mark Pryor, Ark.
Barbara A. Mikulski, Md.
Sherrod Brown, Ohio

Republicans (8)

Richard C. Shelby, Ala. – Ranking Member
Thad Cochran, Miss.
Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas
Lamar Alexander, Tenn.
Ron Johnson, Wis.
Mark Steven Kirk, Ill.
Lindsey Graham, S.C.
Jerry Moran, Kan.

Subcommittee On Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Republicans (8)

Denny Rehberg, Mont. – Chairman
Jerry Lewis, Calif.
Rodney Alexander, La.
Jack Kingston, Ga.
Kay Granger, Texas
Mike Simpson, Idaho
Jeff Flake, Ariz.
Cynthia M. Lummis, Wyo.

Democrats (5)

Rosa DeLauro, Conn. – Ranking Member
Nita M. Lowey, N.Y.
Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Ill.
Lucille Roybal-Allard, Calif.
Barbara Lee, Calif.

This is sooo important, I couldn’t go to school if I didn’t have the pell grant! Please call!

SAVE THE DATE! USSA’s 42nd Annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Lobby Day: March 19-22nd, 2011 at the L’Enfant Plaza hotel, Washington, DC

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