New York Governor David Paterson’s budget proposal, released this week, cuts tens of millions of dollars in state funds to yeshivas. On average, yeshivas will lose over $100,000 per yeshiva, per year, in state funding FOREVER. Our partners at TEACH … Continued
Action Alert State Representative Josh Shapiro has introduced legislation in the Pennsylvania General Assembly to require the state’s pension funds to divest from companies that have large stakes in both Iran and Sudan. The legislation is set for vote next … Continued
ACTION ALERT: Refund the DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program The DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program was originally passed by Congress in 2004 to provide a pilot program for low-income DC residents wishing to receive a private school education. Since implementation, … Continued
Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC), Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) and most impressively Ways & Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) have signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Please thank the Representatives for their support! _
New York Congressman Edolphus Towns has signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Click here to say thank you to Congressman Towns for his support!
Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Pitts has signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Click here to say thank you to Congressman Pitts for his support! _
To help stop the Bush administration’s proposed $20 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia from going through, write to Congressman Tom Lantos (D-Ca.), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and to Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fl) the Ranking Member of … Continued
A bill (H.Res.185) addressing the issue of Jewish refugees from Muslim countries will be marked up in early February in the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), states in part that “any resolutions relating … Continued