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Senate Dear Colleague Letter

The Job Corps FY 2018 Senate Dear Colleague Letter was distributed to Senate offices by our Co-Sponsors: Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Susan Collins (R-ME). We strongly encourage Job Corps supporters to reach out to their U.S. Senators and either make them aware of the letter (center staff) or encourage them to sign our letter (non-center staff), a copy of which can be found here.

Interested parties can sign-on to the Dear Colleague letter by notifying Senator Reed’s office (202-224-4642).  The deadline for signatures on the Senate Dear Colleague letter is Friday, May 19.

The list below details the current co-signers.

As of: 5/22/2017

Blumenthal (CT); Booker (NJ); Brown (OH); Cantwell (WA); Cardin (MD); Carper (DE); Casey (PA); Collins (ME); Coons (DE); Cortez Masto (NV); Donnelly (IN); Duckworth (IL); Durbin (IL); Feinstein (CA); Franken; (MN); Gillibrand (NY); Hassan (NH); Heinrich (NM); Hirono (HI); Inhofe (OK); Kaine; (VA); King (ME); Manchin (WV); Markey (MA); Menendez (NJ); Merkley (OR); Murphy (CT); Peters (MI); Reed (RI); Sanders (VT); Schatz (HI); Shaheen (NH); Stabenow (MI); Tester (MT); Warren (MA); Whitehouse (RI); Wyden (OR)

House Dear Colleague Letter and Member Requests

The NJCA is currently in the midst of its fiscal year (FY) 18 funding request including our FY 18 House Dear Colleague letter, an effort led by Reps. Lou Barletta (R-PA), Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Tom Marino (R-PA) and Marcia Fudge (D-OH). We strongly encourage Job Corps supporters to reach out to their U.S. Representatives and either make them aware of the letter (center staff) or encourage them to sign our letter (non-center staff), a copy of which can be found here. The deadline for signatures on the House Dear Colleague letter is Tuesday, April 4.

We have also heard from the House Appropriations Committee that member requests will be particularly important this year.  As a result, we are asking Job Corps advocates to share the following funding and report language request with those offices that are supportive of Job Corps – including offices that have already signed the Dear Colleague letter (send them an email saying thank you and share the member request document) – located hereThe deadline for members of Congress to submit these requests to the House Appropriation Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee is Thursday, April 6.

The chart below details the current co-signers.

As of: 4/4/2017

Adams Gabbard Nadler
Barletta Gonzalez Neal
Barragán Green (A.) Nolan
Bishop (S.) Green (G.) O’Rourke
Blumenauer Grijalva Pallone
Bonamici Gutiérrez Pascrell
Bost Hanabusa Payne
Boyle Hastings Pingree
Brady (R.) Heck Pocan
Brown Higgins Poliquin
Brownley Himes Richmond
Butterfield Jackson Lee Ros-Lehtinen
Capuano Jeffries Rosen
Carbajal Johnson (E.B.) Ruppersberger
Cárdenas Johnson (H.) Rush
Carson Katko Sanchez
Carter Keating Sarbanes
Castor Kelly (R.) Schakowsky
Chabot Kennedy Schiff
Cicilline Khanna Schneider
Clarke Kihuen Schrader
Clay Kildee Scott (B.)
Cleaver Kuster Scott (D.)
Cohen Langevin Sessions
Collins Larsen Sewell
Comer Larson Shea-Porter
Conyers Lawrence Sinema
Costa Lee Smith (L.)
Courtney Lieu Soto
Cummings Lewis Takano
Davis (D.) Lipinski Thompson (B.)
Davis (S.) Loebsack Titus
DeFazio Love Tonko
Delaney Lowenthal Torres
DelBene Lujan (B.) Tsongas
DeSaulnier Lujan Grisham Turner
Dingell Lynch Veasey
Doggett Marino Vela
Doyle Marshall Watson Coleman
Ellison Matsui Welch
Esty McGovern Wilson
Evans McNerney Yarmuth
Faso Meehan Young (D.)
Foster Moulton  
Fudge Murphy