Stefanik 'year-round Pell' legislation gains three co-sponsors
Legislation Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced to re-instate the "Year-Round Pell" program picked up three new co-sponsors on Tuesday, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.
The program would provide supplemental Pell grants for summer and other nontraditional semesters.
The legislation -- HR 3180 -- had 46 co-sponsors, as of Thursday -- 25 Republicans and 21 Democrats.
New co-sponsors are as follows:
- Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill.
- Rep. Lee Zelden, R-Long Island
- Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo.