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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rep. Green Votes in Favor of Surface Transportation Extension Act

Washington – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, which included important provisions to reauthorize highway and transit programs, extend the national flood insurance program, keep student loan interest rates from skyrocketing, and other important programs. Rep. Green stated, “I was extremely pleased that Democrats and […]
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TSU Football Program Receives Most Improved APR Award from FCS ADA

DALLAS – The Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) has announced that the Texas Southern football program has been named the 2010-11 recipient of the Academic Progress Rate (APR) Most Improved Award for the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The APR Most Improved Award recognizes one institution at each of the 14 FCS conferences that […]
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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Hand Delivers Letter to Speaker Boehner Asking to HALT Tomorrow’s Contempt Vote

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, has just hand delivered a letter signed by 65 of her Democratic colleagues asking Speaker Boehner to reconsider his decision to bring to the Floor the Contempt Citation against Attorney General Eric Holder. The Congresswoman released the following statement: “I […]
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Education Is Key to Restoring Middle Class Prosperity A. Barry Rand

Last year, I called a meeting of the Howard University Board of Trustees to discuss a serious problem. More than 80 seniors at Howard had indicated they were going to have to drop out of school and would not be able to earn their degrees. The reasons were all economic. Some were overburdened by student […]
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