Senator Harkin (D-IA) will offer an amendment to the FY2013 Continuing Resolution that would among other things increase the SEED grant program to 3% rather than 1.5% which was the FY2012 level. The amendment will need 60 votes to pass so please call your Senate offices this week with the simple message ---“Please support the Harkin amendment to the CR that will be voted on this week.”
And, please email your writing project community to help get the word out. You can find the contact information for your Senate office here.
Feel free to contact us with any questions at publicaffairs [at]nwp[dot]org and as always, thank you for all of your outreach and advocacy!
(This comes from the National Writing Project)