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Brooks’ Bill Supports College Completion by America’s Low-Income Students

October 09, 2019

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) on Oct. 4 introduced a bipartisan bill to support low-income students in completing their college education. The congresswoman is the lead cosponsor of the Pell Plus Act of 2019, H.R. 4608, with bill sponsor U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) to establish partnerships between colleges and universities to provide a Pell Grant bonus to low-income students in their third and fourth years on a path to on-time graduation.