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Debbie Stabenow's Public Statements on Issue: Higher Education

Full Name: Debbie Ann Stabenow
Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Tom; 2 Children: Todd, Michelle; 1 Stepchild: Gina
Birth Date: 04/29/1950
Birth Place: Gladwin, MI
Home City: Lansing, MI
Religion: United Methodist
Date Title
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. 12, 2014 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Funding for University of Michigan Program to Study Great Lakes Ecosystem
Aug. 1, 2014 Agriculture Chairwoman Stabenow Announces Grant for Grand Valley State University to Support Rural Entrepreneurship Training in Isabella and Bay Counties
June 11, 2014 Republicans Filibuster Bill to Reduce Student Loan Payments of Millions of Americans, Co-Authored by Senator Stabenow
June 9, 2014 Senator Stabenow Applauds President Obama's Actions to Make Student Loans More Affordable
June 6, 2014 Senate to Vote on Legislation Co-Authored by Senator Stabenow to Help Address Growing Student Debt Crisis
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Chairwoman Stabenow Announces Support for Michigan State University to Help Michigan Farmers Access New Farm Bill Resources
May 16, 2014 In Flint, Senator Stabenow Joins Michigan Residents to Address the Growing Student Debt Crisis, Give Borrowers a Fair Shot to Get Ahead
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014-Motion to Proceed
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2014 Senator Stabenow Fighting to Make College More Affordable
May 6, 2014 "Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act" Would Allow Borrowers to Refinance Existing Student Loans at Today's Rates
Jan. 16, 2014 Senator Stabenow Applauds Selection of Kalamazoo and Alma Colleges for National Higher Education Program
Sept. 20, 2013 Levin, Stabenow Welcome Award to Advance Technologies for Transportation Fuels
Sept. 19, 2013 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Lansing Community College to Train Workers, Veterans for New Skilled Jobs
Sept. 19, 2013 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Grand Rapids, Kellogg, and Lake Michigan Community Colleges to Train Workers, Veterans for New Skilled Jobs
Sept. 18, 2013 Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Mott Community College and Baker College to Train Workers, Veterans for New Skilled Jobs
Sept. 11, 2013 Sen. Stabenow Announces New Skills for New Jobs Act
July 24, 2013 Senator Stabenow's Statement on Today's Vote on Student Loan Rates
July 12, 2013 Sens. Stabenow, Thune, Reps. Nunes, Kind Introduce Bipartisan Agriculture Research Bill to Spur Innovation, Strengthen American Agriculture
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan, Department of Education, Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Federal Trade Commission, and Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Student Loans
July 10, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 10, 2013 Republicans Block Stabenow Measure to Reverse Student Loan Rate Hike
July 9, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 9, 2013 Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 8, 2013 Senator Stabenow Joins Michigan College Students to Call on Congress to Pass Her Legislation to Reverse Rate Hike
June 27, 2013 Harkin, Senate Democrats Seek to Keep Student Loans Affordable
June 6, 2013 Legislation to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling Blocked by Republicans
May 16, 2013 Sen. Stabenow Introduces Legislation to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling
June 29, 2012 Senate Passes Stabenow-Cosponsored Bill to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling
May 8, 2012 Legislation to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling Blocked as Deadline Looms
May 8, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Jan. 27, 2012 Senator Stabenow's Statement on President Obama's Visit to Ann Arbor
Oct. 22, 2010 Stabenow Meets with Houghton Business Owners at Michigan Tech University to Discuss Benefits of Small Business Jobs Act
March 25, 2010 Stabenow: Senate Passes Package that Will Save Money for Michigan Families
July 14, 2009 Stabenow Attends President Obama's Announcement At Macomb Community College
March 26, 2009 Stabenow Hails Senate Passage of Legislation to Expand Volunteer Service Programs
Jan. 15, 2009 Stabenow, Levin Announce Two Michigan Students Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program
Dec. 18, 2008 Stabenow Statement Regarding University of Michigan Purchase of Pfizer Site in Ann Arbor
Dec. 19, 2007 Democratic Accomplishments
Sept. 7, 2007 Stabenow, Colleagues Pass Largest Increase in Student Aid Since G.I. Bill
July 24, 2007 Stabenow, Colleagues Pass Legislation to Make College More Affordable for Students, Working Families
Feb. 2, 2006 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005
Aug. 17, 2005 Stabenow: Washington Avenue Projects Will Spur Business Development, Job Growth
Aug. 3, 2005 Stabenow: Job Creation Remains a Top Legislative Goal
May 17, 2004 Brown V. Board of Education
June 3, 2003 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - S. 1175
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: New Skills for New Jobs Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Standing Up for Middle-Class Families
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