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June 24, 2018 In The News
Human rights activists on Sunday are entering the second day of a 24-day fast in protest of the Trump administration's cruel immigration polices at the Southern border, which have left roughly 2,000 children still separated from their parents.
June 22, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s immigration enforcement fiasco took a new turn as lawmakers pushed back on a decision to send military lawyers to help prosecute misdemeanor immigration cases.

June 22, 2018 In The News
Reps. Anthony Brown, D-Md., Filemon Vela, D-Texas, and Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, released a joint statement announcing they will be visiting the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen on Saturday to see the Ursula Border Patrol station and processing center.
June 21, 2018 In The News
I don't support Speaker (Paul) Ryan's proposal because what he's really doing is putting forward an authorization for a $25 billion wall and closing access and protections to our Dreamers," Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) told CBN News. Brown supports border security but wants to see it accomplished through technology and additional personnel – not a wall.
June 12, 2018 In The News

Senior Pentagon officials are refusing to formally acknowledge LGBTQ Pride Month celebrations for the first time since 2012, the year after the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy was repealed.

 

June 11, 2018 In The News

Pride is supposed to be a time for celebration, but there was palpable tension Monday at the annual Defense Department Pride event as LGBT civilians and members of the armed forces recognized the occasion.

June 11, 2018 In The News

Senior leaders at the Pentagon are distancing themselves from the Defense Department’s annual LGBT Pride Month celebrations, declining to formally acknowledge the observances for the first time since the practice became routine after President Barack Obama repealed the military’s ban on homosexuals serving openly. 

May 16, 2018 In The News
During Teacher Appreciation Week, Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) and 35 cosponsors put forth the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act, which would index the educator tax deduction to inflation and increase it from $250 to $500.
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May 15, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ninety-four percent of U.S. public school teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies without reimbursement, according to a Department of Education survey on Tuesday that follows protests by educators who are asking for more pay and funding.

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May 15, 2018 In The News
Pencils, pens, crayons, construction paper, T-shirts, snacks and, sometimes, a pair of shoes: The costs add up for public school teachers who reach into their own pockets for classroom supplies, ensuring their students have the necessities of learning. Nearly all teachers are footing the bill for classroom supplies, an Education Department report found, and teachers in high-poverty schools spend more than those in affluent schools.
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