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Urge your Senators to restore net neutrality protections
 
The Senate is poised to vote very soon on a Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution that would restore net neutrality protections  the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to eliminate earlier this year. Without net neutrality, telecommunications providers are free to establish fast lanes for particular online products, throttle delivery of others, and potentially raise prices and decrease services for students and educators nationwide. Right after the FCC voted to eliminate net neutrality, Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced a CRA that would repeal the FCC’s order and reinstate net neutrality.

Reports indicate that we are only one vote away from the CRA Resolution receiving Senate approval. To date, all Senate democrats and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) have committed to voting for the CRA. It is important that all senators hear from you now about your support for this resolution. Additionally, there’s a group of four senators who may be particularly close to switching from a “no” to a “yes.” These four senators are: Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA), Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO). Advocates from those four states – Louisiana, Nevada, Alaska and Colorado – are especially encouraged to contact these members and urge them to vote “yes” on the CRA.

ACTIONS TO TAKE THIS WEEK:

     1. Tweet at your Senators.
 
STEP 1: Use our handy tool to easily tweet at your Senators, asking them to support the net neutrality CRA. The system will automatically tag your Senator.

STEP 2: Choose from one of the pre-written tweets or tweet both.

     2.  Call your Senator’s office and ask them to vote “YES” on Sen. Markey’s Congressional Review Act Resolution to restore net neutrality protections.

STEP 1: Click the "Call"  button and wait to be connected to the office. Phone script will appear for you to review before you confirm you want to place the call.

STEP 2: Ask to speak with the staffer handling net neutrality. If the staffer is unavailable, ask to leave a voicemail.
 
Thank you for your ongoing edtech advocacy support.Your voice matters!

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