Congressional Progressive Caucus Commends the Department of Education for Revoking ACICS Accrediting Authority9/27/16
WASHINGTON D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) lost its recognition from the Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency last week. In July, the CPC called for the U.S. Department of Education to strip ACICS of its accrediting authority because of repeated negligent behavior and mismanagement of funds, which put students and federal funds at risk.
Washington DC – The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement to House Speaker Paul Ryan, seeking confirmation that he received their letter regarding supplemental funding for the people of Flint, Michigan in advance of the upcoming vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government:
Washington, D.C.– The Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), released the following statement today following the testimony of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf before the Senate Banking Committee.
Reps Beyer and Napolitano: It's suicide prevention month. Half of suicides are committed with a gun.9/13/16
Originally published in The Hill This summer Americans in communities across the country have been having conversati...
CPC Vice Chair Mark Pocan: Why You Should Be Worried About The Rapid Rise of Private Voucher Schools9/12/16
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