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Thomas Allen's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' H. Allen
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diana; 2 Children: Gwen, Kate
Birth Date: 04/16/1945
Birth Place: Portland, ME
Home City: Portland, ME
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Easing the Middle Class "Squeeze"
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Strong Public Schools, College Affordability
Sept. 8, 2008 Message to Maine: "Maine and America's Future Depends on Restoring the Dream of a College Education"
Aug. 12, 2008 Allen Focuses on Education to Strengthen Maine's Economy
Aug. 8, 2008 Rep. Tom Allen Announces $4.6 million Education Department grant to USM for its Early Literacy for Every Child Project
July 31, 2008 Statement on House Passage of the Higher Education Reauthorization Act
June 18, 2008 Allen Announces $358,676 Department of Education Grant to Sanford School Department for Student Counseling
Feb. 27, 2008 Rep. Tom Allen Announces Department of Education Grant to Support CIEE's Overseas Chinese Language Training Program
Dec. 17, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Introduces Legislation to Give States and Local School Districts Greater Flexibility, Restore Their Control over Classroom Decisions
Nov. 16, 2007 Statement on House Attempt to Override Veto of H.R. 3043, Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations Bill
Nov. 14, 2007 Statement on House Vote to Reauthorize Head Start
Sept. 7, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen: Legislation "Will Make the Dream of Higher Education Come True for Millions of Americans"
Sept. 1, 2007 Maine Progressive - "Message to Maine: A Helping Hand for a Life of Learning"
July 23, 2007 Message to Maine: Loosening the Middle Class Squeeze
July 12, 2007 "A Helping Hand for a Life of Learning" (Message to Maine)
July 11, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Votes to Increase Pell Grants, Cut an Average of $4,400 in Education Loan Debt for More Than 21,000 Maine Students
July 2, 2007 Statement at 7/2/07 Press Conference to Announce H.R. 2901
July 2, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Announces Lifelong Learning Accounts Legislation to Provide Workers and Employers Education Tax Incentives
May 2, 2007 Rep. Tom Allen Praises House Renewal of Head Start
March 20, 2007 Letter: To Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; James Walsh, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, H
June 6, 2006 Introducing H.R. 5524, Rural Veterans Health Care Act of 2006
March 6, 2006 Statement at Press Conference with Maine Organizations Opposed to President Bush's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
Dec. 14, 2005 Rep. Allen: Republican Education Cuts "Slammed the Door on Opportunities for Millions of Children"
Nov. 18, 2005 Rep. Allen: "Maine and America's Children Will Be the Real Victims" of Immoral Republican Budget
July 11, 2005 "Federal Budget Choices Threaten Our Children's Futures"
June 24, 2005 Rep. Allen: "Invest in America's Children to Give Them the Opportunity for Success"
Sept. 8, 2004 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Aug. 12, 2004 A 9/11 Commission Lesson to Follow
July 12, 2004 Rep. Tom Allen Announces $250,000 Department of Education Grant to MSAD #6
Jan. 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
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