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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Oct. 27, 2016 Durbin Announces $2 Million For Head Start In South Eastern Illinois
Sept. 12, 2016 Water Resources Development Act of 2016
Aug. 3, 2016 Durbin Announces More Than $1.2 Million for Early Head Start in Cook County
June 28, 2016 Durbin Announces More Than $20.5 Million for Head Start and Early Head Start
May 19, 2016 Durbin Statement on Apollo Announcement That University of Phoenix Will No Longer Use Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
May 11, 2016 Durbin Calls On Nation's Medical Community To Curb Over Prescription Of Opioids
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John B. King, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Enforce Accountability Provision in "Every Student Succeeds Act"
April 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John B. King, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Call to Hold College Accreditors Accountable, Protect Taxpayers
Oct. 2, 2015 Durbin Statement After Announcement That Secretary Duncan Will Step Down in December
May 21, 2015 Congressman DeSaulnier Introduces Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act
April 28, 2015 Durbin Calls Out Department Of Education For Including Other For-Profit Colleges Under Investigation As "Viable" Transfer Options For Corinthian Students
April 16, 2015 Durbin Introduces Bill To Strengthen Youth Sports Concussion Safety
Feb. 12, 2015 Durbin Meets With Leaders From Illinois Community Colleges To Discuss Higher Education Issues
Feb. 11, 2015 Durbin Speaks At Community College Forum, Discusses Student Loan Debt, For-Profit Colleges, And Affordable Textbooks
Jan. 20, 2015 New Ideas for America
Nov. 20, 2014 Senate Resolution 591 - Supporting the Goals and Ideals of American Education Week
Oct. 7, 2014 US Secretary of the Army Visits Rock Island Arsenal
Sept. 30, 2014 Durbin Announces Over $19 Million in DOJ Funding to Support Illinois Justice Programs
Sept. 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 31, 2014 Markey Joins Rockefeller, Durbin, Nelson, Pryor, And Coons To Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act Of 2014
July 31, 2014 Durbin, Rockefeller, Nelson, Pryor, Coons, Markey, Introduce America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 24, 2014 Roll Call - Durbin Puts His Mark on Defense Bill
May 6, 2014 Submitted Resolutions - National Charter Schools Week
April 30, 2014 Senate Adopts Menendez-Reid Resolution Celebrating "El Dia de los Niños"
April 7, 2014 Durbin Announces $2.67 Million Federal Training Grant for Chicago Education and Manufacturing Colation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Time to Crack Down on For-Profit Medical Schools That Use Offshore Loophole
June 12, 2013 Durbin Praises Illinois University at Senate Hearing Examining For-Profit Colleges & DOD Education Programs
April 18, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 9, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
March 6, 2013 For-Profit Colleges
June 13, 2012 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Feb. 28, 2012 Letter to Ms. Joan L. Ryan, Administrator, Illinois State Approving Agency
Feb. 21, 2012 Letter to Ms. Sylvia Manning, President the Higher Learning Commission
Feb. 14, 2012 The Budget
Feb. 1, 2012 College Costs
Dec. 7, 2011 For-Profit Colleges
Oct. 21, 2011 Durbin, Kirk Extend Impact Aid Funding Formula For Schools Serving The Great Lakes Naval Base
Sept. 26, 2011 Durbin Urges Passage of Bill that would Modernize Schools and Prevent Teacher Layoffs
Aug. 2, 2011 Amending the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002
July 27, 2011 Durbin Announces Funding for Education Programs and Research Initiatives at Illinois Cultural Institutions
July 27, 2011 The Economy
July 22, 2011 Dream Act
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterens
June 27, 2011 Durbin Announces First-Ever Senate Hearing on the Dream Act
June 2, 2011 Durbin Statement on Education Department's Gainful Employment Rule
May 26, 2011 Durbin, Cohen and Others Introduce Legislation to Restore Fairness in Student Lending
May 19, 2011 For-Profit Education Companies
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