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Pat Roberts' Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Charles 'Pat' Patrick Roberts
Office: U.S. Senate (KS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franki; 3 Children: David, Ashleigh, Anne-Wesley
Birth Date: 04/20/1936
Birth Place: Topeka, KS
Home City: Dodge City, KS
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Improving Education
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services, and Education - 15 Senators Seek to Block Education Department From Using Funds to Promote Common Core
Jan. 30, 2014 Senator Roberts Introduces Bill to Block Federal Intrusion on State Education Decisions
July 16, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Obamacare
March 22, 2013 Senator Roberts Offers Budget Amendment Transferring Race to the Top Funds to IDEA
Aug. 31, 2011 Senator Roberts tours Ft. Riley's Schools; Attends Retirement Ceremony and Holds Town Hall Meeting with Soldiers
March 24, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
March 17, 2010 Senator Roberts Calls for More Accountability and Flexibility in Education
Feb. 24, 2010 Jobs Bill
Nov. 3, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Increasing Health Costs Facing Small Businesses
Sept. 8, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2009 Senator Roberts Supports Program to Help Military Families Receive Scholarships
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Swine Flu Epidemic: The Public Health and Medical Response
April 2, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS) to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
March 31, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of The Department of Health and Human Services
March 24, 2009 Roundtable Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions - Addressing Insurance Market Reform In National Health Reform
Sept. 23, 2008 Senator Roberts Supports Critical Tax Relief for Kansas Families and Businesses
April 18, 2008 Senator Roberts Commemorates Week of the Young Child
April 7, 2008 Letters to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (R-IA), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA), the Subcommittee's Ranking Member
April 1, 2008 Letter to Henry Paulson, Treasury Secretary, and Margaret Spellings, Education Secretary - Protect Student Loans
March 31, 2008 March Roberts Report
Jan. 31, 2008 Senator Roberts: Extend GI Bill Educational Benefits to Military Spouses and Children
Dec. 4, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Developing a Comprehensive Response to Food and Safety
Nov. 15, 2007 Senator Roberts: Congress Renews Head Start
Oct. 23, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 19, 2007 Senator Roberts Works for Education Benefits for Kansas National Guard Members
Oct. 18, 2007 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008--Resumed --
Oct. 16, 2007 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, President
June 20, 2007 Senator Roberts: Senate Renews Head Start; More Kansas Children Eligible Under New Plan
June 15, 2007 Letter To Margaret Spellings, Secretary of the Department of Education - Wait Until the Higher Education Act is Reauthorized
March 6, 2007 Hearing Statement by Senator Roberts of the Senate Health Education and Labor and Pensions Committee Regarding Teacher Quality And Retention
Dec. 7, 2006 Senator Roberts: Senate Passes Bill to Reduce Cost of Military Personnel Calls Home
Sept. 27, 2006 Senator Roberts: National Competitiveness is Critical for America's Future
July 27, 2006 Senator Roberts: Career & Technical Education Improvement Act Conference Report Passes Senate
June 9, 2005 Senator Roberts Supports Bill to Double Pell Grants; Invest in Math and Science Education for National Security
March 11, 2005 Senator Roberts: Career & Technical Education Improvement Act Approved by Full Senate
March 9, 2005 Senator Roberts: Career & Technical Education Improvement Act Approved by HELP Committee
Jan. 20, 2005 Senator Roberts' Agenda in New Congress Focused on Terrorism, Economy, Education
May 13, 2004 50th Anniversary of Brown Versus Board of Education
April 30, 2003 IDEA Full Funding
March 10, 2003 Senator Pat Roberts Comments - Announcement of McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program
Jan. 7, 2003 Comments at Swearing-In Ceremony
Jan. 1, 1 No Child Left Behind
Jan. 1, 1 Nursing Shortage
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Child Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
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