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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Higher Education

Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Secretary, Department of Education - Regarding the Closure of ITT Tech and Associated Student Debt Relief Measures
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John B. King Jr., Secretary of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Wyden, Senate Dems: VA Must Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Education
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office - Congressional Democrats Urge GAO to Investigate Financial Barriers Facing HBCUs
July 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice - Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
June 13, 2016 As a Father, the Sexual Assault Crisis on College Campuses Is Personal
May 11, 2016 Senate Makes Higher Education Easier for Heroes' Children
March 10, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Students Debt Relief from Schools Engaged in Deceptive and Predatory Practices
March 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Protect Students From Deceptive Loans
Feb. 12, 2016 Casey: Minor Drug Offense Shouldn't Affect Federal College Aid
Dec. 16, 2015 Higher Education Extension Act of 2015
Oct. 29, 2015 Baldwin, Collins, Casey, Portman Lead Majority of Senate in Bipartisan Effort to Save Student Loan Program
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Save Perkins Loan Program
Oct. 21, 2015 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015
Sept. 30, 2015 Military Construction, The Department of Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 29, 2015 TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015--Continued
Sept. 14, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Education Secretary - Requesting That the Department of Education Uses its Authority to Improve the Financial Aid Process, Empower Consumers, and Increase College Access by Allowing Students to Fill Out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Earlier
Sept. 3, 2015 Campus Sexual Assault: With Students Starting the New Academic Year, Casey Outlines New Protections Coming to Students this Fall
Aug. 11, 2015 Campus Sexual Assault: Casey Outlines New Protections Coming to Students this Fall
July 1, 2015 On Day New Rules from Casey's Campus Sexual Assault Law Go Into Effect, Casey Details New Protections, Impact for Upcoming School Year
June 5, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Using "Prior-Prior Year" Data When Students File for FAFSA
June 4, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process
May 29, 2015 529 Day Commemorates Colleges Savings Plans, Need to Pass Bipartisan Grassley Bill
April 30, 2015 Casey Legislation to Improve 529 Plans Clears Key Committee Dramatically Increasing Chances It Will Become Law This Year
March 26, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education - Pell Grant Funding
March 25, 2015 Senators Introduce Budget Amendment to Let Students Refinance Crushing Student Loan Debt
March 25, 2015 Senators Introduce Budget Amendment to Let Students Refinance Crushing Student Loan Debt
March 18, 2015 Boxer Joins Warren, Colleagues to Introduce 'Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act' to Tackle Student Debt
March 18, 2015 Warren, Reed, Courtney Introduce Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act to Tackle Student Debt
Feb. 2, 2015 Senators Introduce Bill to Strengthen, Enhance Section 529 College Savings Plans
Sept. 4, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Developing a Comprehensive Guide of Higher Education Tax Credits for High School Students and Families
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Raise Awareness of Higher Education Tax Credits
Aug. 14, 2014 Casey, Recent Graduate With Loans Push for Federal Refinancing Plan that Will Lower Interest Rate for Students
June 25, 2014 With Focus on Affordability and Access, HELP Chairman Harkin Unveils Discussion Draft to Reauthorize Higher Education Act
June 19, 2014 Casey Law to Combat Sexual Violence on College Campuses Moves Closer to Implementation as Draft Regulations Are Issued
June 12, 2014 Letter to George Will, Columnist for the Washington Post - Comments on Campus Sexual Assault
June 11, 2014 Casey: "Senate Failed to Provide Middle Class Americans with a Fair Shot" by Blocking College Loan Bill
June 10, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 12, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Give Fair Consideration to Community College of Beaver County Air Traffic Control Candidates
May 8, 2014 Smith-Lever Act Centennial
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Regarding Funding for Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Programs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Children and Family
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
July 24, 2013 Casey Statement on Senate Student Loan Vote
June 19, 2013 Casey: New Report Shows Rising Level of Student Debt in PA, Highlights Need for Legislation to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling
June 17, 2013 Casey, Philadelphia Students and Educators Press Congress to Act Before Thousands of Students in Region See Interest Rates Doubles
June 11, 2013 Casey: Nearly 400,000 PA Students Could Lose An Average of $956 Each If Congress Allows Student Loan Interest Rate to Double On July 1st Printer-friendly
May 13, 2013 Letter to Secretary Lew - Adjunct Faculty When Calculating Employer Responsibility Requirements for Community Colleges
May 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan - Call for Swift Implementation of Bill to Combat Sexual Violence On College Campuses
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