Lawmakers Push for Full Funding of IDEA

Lead by Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), 13 Democratic senators are proposing a bill that would double the tax on cigarettes and small cigars in an effort to increase the federal government’s funding of education for children with disabilities from the current 16.1% to 40%, the amount originally proposed by IDEA in 1975.

Track Senate Bill 1403 (search Bill Number ‘S. 1403’), including access to complete bill text, cosponsors, and most recent related congressional actions.

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