Collins and Murkowski Will Vote NO to DeVos!

Keep spreading the word. Keep the pressure on your senators

Diane Ravitch's blog

According to CNN, Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska–both Republicans–will vote against Betsy DeVos in the Senate floor. One more Republican vote is needed to stop her confirmation. In case of a 50-50 tie, Mike Pence would be the tiebreaker.

Collins, Murkowski to vote no on education secretary nominee – CNN
https://apple.news/AWHrwZNk-QbeMfCKV3pGDRA

NOW IS THE TIME TO CONTACT YOUR SENATOR AND URGE A NO VOTE. #novouchers #saveourschools

Rural Republicans are most likely to oppose DeVos because their communities don’t want vouchers or charters.

Education Week lists the Senators who might break against the rest of the party. They represent largely rural states.

http://mobile.edweek.org/c.jsp?cid=25920011&item=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.edweek.org%2Fv1%2Fblog%2F49%2F%3Fuuid%3D64864

“One possible place to look for that third GOP vote against DeVos is the vote tally from the Scholarships for Kids Act in July 2015.

“That proposal, proposed by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., would have redirected $24 billion in federal funding for education…

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