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The Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee (H.E.L.P.) delayed the vote on U.S. Commissioner of Education nominee Betsy DeVos until 10 a.m. on January 31st. Your calls, letters & tweets are making a difference!
H.E.L.P. Chair Sen. Lamar Alexander must be nervous. All we need is 3 GOP Senators to see the light and vote NO!
DeVos is profoundly unqualified and she’s a known adversary of public education. DeVos would not be the nominee if she hadn’t put billions toward party politics, campaigns and legislation. Thanks to the delay, the Ethics review found 102 conflicts of interest ranging from investments in charter schools, testing companies and digital textbooks to collecting defaulted student loans.
Please keep taking action. This is a numbers game. Remember, Betsy DeVos refused to say she would not defund our public schools. She destroyed Detroit schools by pushing for-profit “Choice,” ignoring quality and harming children in the process.
Contact your two Senators daily. Tell them you’re opposed to Betsy DeVos. Call (202) 225-3121
Call H.E.L.P. members today: Use this phone list from Network for Public Education.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R, TN – DeVos Cash $2,500: @SenAlexander www.alexander.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Email
Sen. Richard Burr, R, NC – DeVos Cash $43,200: @SenatorBurr www.burr.senate.gov/contact/email
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R, LA – DeVos Cash $70,200: @BillCassidy www.cassidy.senate.gov/contact
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R, UT – DeVos Cash $2,000: @SenOrrinHatch www.hatch.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact?p=Email-Orrin
Sen. Lisa Murkowksi, R, AK – DeVos Cash $40,500: @LisaMurkowski www.murkowski.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact
Sen. Todd Young, R, IN – DeVos Cash $48,600: @SenToddYoung
Sen. Tim Scott, R, SC – DeVos Cash $49,200: @SenatorTimScott www.scott.senate.gov/contact/email-me
Sen. Patty Murray, D WA – @PattyMurray (Sen. Patty Murray, D WA) www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contactme
Sen. Michael B. Enzi, R WY – @ SenatorEnzi www.enzi.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact?p=e-mail-sen…
Sen. Bernie Sanders, D VT – @SenSanders www.sanders.senate.gov/contact/
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R GA @SenIsakson www.isakson.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me
Sen. Bob Casey, D PA – @SenBobCasey www.casey.senate.gov/contact/S
Sen. Rand Paul, R KY – @RandPaul www.paul.senate.gov/connect/email-rand
Sen. Al Franken, D MN – @SenFranken @alfranken www.franken.senate.gov/?p=contact
Sen. Susan Collins, R ME @SenatorCollins www.collins.senate.gov/contact
Sen. Michael Bennett, D CO – @SenBennetCO www.bennet.senate.gov/?p=contact
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse – @SenWhitehouse www.whitehouse.senate.gov/contact/email-sheldon
Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D WI – @SenatorBaldwin www.baldwin.senate.gov/feedback
Sen. Chris Murphy, D CT – @ChrisMurphyCT (Sen. Chris Murphy, D CT) www.murphy.senate.gov/contact
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D MA – @SenWarren www.warren.senate.gov/?p=email_senator
Sen. Pat Roberts, R KS – @PatRoberts www.roberts.senate.gov/public/?p=EmailPat
Sen. Tim Kaine, D VA – @TimKaine www.kaine.senate.gov/contact
Sen. Maggie Hassan D NH – @SenatorHassan