or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Jay Rockefeller IV's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: John 'Jay' D. Rockefeller IV
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 4 Children: John, Valerie, Charles, Justin
Birth Date: 06/18/1937
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Charleston, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
June 6, 2014 Manchin and Rockefeller Announce more than $6 Million for Appalachian Council Head Start
April 15, 2014 Rockefeller Secures Tax Measures to Benefit West Virginia Infrastructure
March 4, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on President's Budget Proposal
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Creating Opportunities for Working Families to Succeed Today and Beyond
Feb. 4, 2014 Rockefeller Statement on Private Sector Investment in Digital Education
Jan. 7, 2014 Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall Announce Funding for Wyoming County Head Start Program
Dec. 17, 2013 Rockefeller, Rahall, Manchin Announce Funding for Raleigh County Head Start Program
Sept. 18, 2013 Rockefeller Announces $25 Million in Funding for 10 West Virginia Community Colleges to Expand Skilled Degree Opportunities
Sept. 18, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2013 Rockefeller, Manchin, Rahall Announce Funding for Greenbrier County Head Start Program
June 6, 2013 Promises Made, Promises Kept: Rockerfeller Program That Expands Internet Access for WV Schools, Libraries Get Major Boost
March 21, 2013 Rockefeller Supports Bills to Improve Security and Mental Health Services in Schools
March 20, 2013 Rockefeller Votes to Continue Federal Government Operations
Feb. 12, 2013 Rockefeller Statement on State of the Union
Feb. 1, 2013 Rockefeller Underscores Importance of College Planning
July 13, 2012 Rockefeller Focuses on State's Economic Future During Meeting with Statewide Panel
July 6, 2012 Rockefeller & Manchin Announce Significant Grants for Nursing Programs and Training
May 1, 2012 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Promoting American Competitiveness
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director of Office of Management and Budget
Feb. 9, 2012 Letter to Jeffrey Zients, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Nov. 7, 2011 Rockefeller Votes will Protect the Appalachian Development Highway System, Science Education & Key Transportation Programs
Oct. 11, 2011 Rockefeller, Manchin Announce Federal Grant for Shepherd University Nursing Education Program
June 29, 2011 Senators Condemn For-Profit Colleges' Mistreatment of America's Veterens
May 18, 2011 Rockefeller Bill Would Strengthen Rural Education Opportunities
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
May 11, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 4, 2011 Rockefeller Disappointed in Decision to End NJROTC Program at Parkersburg High School
March 29, 2011 Rockefeller Discusses Future of South Charleston Tech Park With Local Entrepreneurs
March 17, 2011 Key Quotes from Today's Hearing on Investing in Federal R&D to Spur American Job Growth and Innovation
Feb. 2, 2011 Resolutions Submitted Today
Jan. 20, 2011 Rockefeller Talks with Beckley Educators and Students About Science and Math Education and High-Tech Job Creation Possibilities
Jan. 14, 2011 Rockefeller Touts High Tech Job Creation Possibilities in Morgantown
Dec. 17, 2010 Chairman Rockefeller Hails Senate Passage of America COMPETES Act
May 20, 2010 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Hearing On The Nomination of Dr. Carl Wieman as Associate Director for Science of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
April 12, 2010 Letter to Tom Harkin and Michael Enzi Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee
March 25, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
Feb. 16, 2010 Rockefeller Join Parkersburg Teachers To Discuss Education
Sept. 10, 2009 Remembering Senator Edward M. Kennedy
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nominations
June 16, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee - To Consider the Nomination of Inez Tenenbaum to be Chairman and Commissioner for the Consumer Product Safety Commission
May 13, 2009 Rockefeller Calls For Comprehensive Education Reform To Provide Students With Job Skills
May 13, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance
April 29, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee On Finance
March 25, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommitte On Health Care Of The Senate Committe On Finanace - The Role Of Long-Term Care In Health Reform
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee - Nomination of Gary F. Locke to be Secretary of Commerce
Oct. 29, 2008 Rockefeller Highlights Importance of Education Technology for JObs of the Future at Washington High School
Oct. 15, 2008 Rockefeller Visits Virtual Classroom at Mercer County School
Back to top