Avoiding Cuts to Pell Grant Funding

It is time for Congress to be sensible rather than pit college students against sick patients, workers looking for retraining, and others who need federal assistance.

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Fully Funding Our National Security

In their refusal to negotiate a budget deal that would lift the sequester-level spending caps, Congress is unnecessarily risking critical defense and foreign policy priorities.

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Addressing the Global Refugee Crisis

There are many convenient excuses for inaction or doing too little, but this is no time to shirk the responsibility of our common humanity.

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Expanding Apprenticeships in the United States

As concerns from U.S. employers about a skills gap and an aging workforce intensify, apprenticeship programs represent an obvious solution to current and anticipated worker shortages.

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Curbing Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows

Illicit financial flows and corruption rob governments and their citizens of revenue; devastate trust in the state and the rule of law; and feed crime, terrorism, and unethical behavior.

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