Breaking: DeVos vote delayed to January 31

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1/20/17 UPDATE:

This gives us more time to have our voices heard!

Below are committee members, along with their Washington phone number, fax numbers and local phone numbers. Often Washington numbers are busy. This list includes the new members of the HELP committee, not on the former list we sent. 

Following the the contact information you will find a suggested phone script.

Please be sure to call every member AGAIN by January 31. 

US Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee


My name is xxxx and I am calling to let the Senator know that I would like him/her to oppose the appointment of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.

DeVos and her family heavily lobbied the Michigan legislature to shield the charter industry from greater oversight. She pushes for-profit charter schools and online schools, which consistently fail the students that they are supposed to serve. During her hearing she showed herself to be unprepared for the job. 

I want my tax dollars to stay in my community to support my public schools.  Betsy DeVos is bad for American education. She is unqualified to serve as Secretary of Education.