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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

The Glens Falls Post-Star: Seven more co-sponsors on Stefanik Perkins Loan extension legislation

June 14, 2017
In The News

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, on Tuesday added seven new co-sponsors of legislation she introduced May 17 to extend the federal Perkins Loan college financial aid program for two years, continuing a boom of 33 new co-sponsors in eight days, according to the Library of Congress government information website.

New co-sponsors on Tuesday are as follows:

Don Bacon, R-Neb.; John Garamendi, D-Calif.; Barbara Lee, D-Calif.; Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.; Betty McCollum, D-Minn.; Al Lawson, D-Fla.; David Valadao, R-Calif.

The legislation -- H.R. 2482 -- had 47 co-sponsors from 21 states and the District of Columbia, as of Wednesday -- 35 Democrats and 12 Republicans.

Click here to read more about the legislation.