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SGAP Newsletter for November 2021 (Social Media Regs & Subminimum Wage)

CONGRESS is considering a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package which would make community college tuition-free for two years. Those in favor argue everyone should have the opportunity to go to college and cost should never be a barrier to earning a degree. Those against this legislation argue that realistically free tuition sounds great, but the money has to come from somewhere.
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SGAP Newsletter for October 2021 (John Lewis Act and For the People Act)

Pelosi Sets End-of-October Deadline for Infrastructure Bill Vote as Democrat Discussions Stall: IN THE FIRST DAYS OF OCTOBER, two huge infrastructure and spending bills central to President Biden’s domestic agenda were caught in limbo as congressional Democrats tried to reach a compromise within their own party.
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SGAP Newsletter for September 2021 (Cuba Embargo and Puerto Rico Statehood)

On JULY 11, Cuban citizens took to the streets for the first time in more than six decades to protest against deteriorating living conditions and the lack of basic goods and services, including medical attention amid increasing numbers of coronavirus infections. Thousands of people, many of them young, called for an end to the 62-year-old communist regime.
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SGAP Spotlight on Gen Z Civics Activist Gabe Fleisher

Meet youth activist Gabe Fleisher, Editor-in-Chief of Wake Up to Politics, one of SGAP’s favorite DC-insider daily e-newsletters. The publication offers bite-size summaries plus in-depth features and insights on U.S. politics and government on Capitol Hill. Fleisher started publishing his content when he was only 7 years old.
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Student Forum Newsletter for May 2021 (Vaccine Passports & Dream Act)

On March 31, President Joe Biden called for a $2 trillion investment in the nation’s roads, waterways, airports, electric grid and broadband by releasing his American Jobs Plan. The proposal provides funding for infrastructure, clean energy, innovation and R&D (research and development), manufacturing and workplace support, and the care-giving economy.
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