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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

11-H1617 on Apr 15, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: SUCCEED Act
Source: H.R.1617
Congressional Summary: Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Development Act of 2011: Allows state leadership activities grants to be used to provide technical assistance to faith and community-based organizations desiring grants under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act:
  • to disseminate information regarding integrated English literacy, US history, and civics education programs;
  • to study the effectiveness of distance learning or self-study programs for English language learners;
  • awards grants to states for integrated English literacy, US history, and civics education programs, with each state's grant amount tied to the size and growth of their recent immigrant population.

Sponsor's Press Release (Rep. Mike Honda):The SUCCEED Act helps new Americans integrate into the social and economic fabric of this country, through English language education and civics instruction. The SUCCEED Act makes grants available to states to establish New American Councils that bring together business, faith, civic, philanthropic, non-profit and education stakeholders to create and implement immigrant integration programs.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Question 4: Keep God in the public sphere Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Welfare & Poverty
  • Headline: Sponsored grants for faith-based groups to teach English (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Grants for faith-based groups to teach English (Score: 2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-H1617

Judy Chu s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Yvette Clarke s2oNew York Democrat 
Keith Ellison s2oMinnesota Democrat 
Eni Faleomavaega s2oSamoa Democrat 
Bob Filner s2oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Al Green s2oTexas Democrat 
Gene Green s2oTexas Democrat 
Raul Grijalva s2oArizona Democrat 
Luis Gutierrez s2oIllinois Democrat 
Colleen Hanabusa s2oHawaii Democrat 
Mazie Hirono s2oHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Mike Honda s1pCalifornia Democrat 
Barbara Lee s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Doris Matsui s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Grace Napolitano s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Jared Polis s2oColorado Democrat 
Mike Quigley s2oIllinois Democrat 
Lucille Roybal-Allard s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Pete Stark s2oCalifornia Democrat 



Republicans participating in 11-H1617



Independents participating in 11-H1617



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 20
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0


















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