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John Tierney's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patrice
Birth Date: 09/18/1951
Birth Place: Salem, MA
Home City: Salem, MA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Nov. 15, 2013 Tierney Supports Historic Push to Expand Early Childhood Education
Aug. 1, 2013 Sequestration Needs a More Reasonable Solution: Across the Board Cutbacks are Hurting Families, Economy
June 12, 2012 Congressman Tierney Presents Flag Flown Over the U.S. Capitol to Students at Fuller Meadow School
June 7, 2012 Congressman Tierney to Offer Democratic Alternative to GOP Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization Bill
May 9, 2012 Kerry, Brown, Tierney, Olver, McGovern, Tsongas, Lynch Announce $20 Mil to Help Veterans, Students Succeed
April 18, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa States at Congressional Hearing: "Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program is Key to Economic Growth"
April 17, 2012 Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program a Key to Economic Growth
March 29, 2012 Beverly Citizen - Workers Need Skills to Fill Millions of Jobs
March 21, 2012 Congressmen Hinojosa, Tierney and Miller to Offer Bill to Address Worker Retraining Crisis
March 20, 2012 Reps. Tierney, Hinojosa, Miller to Offer Bill to Address Worker Retraining Crisis
Jan. 10, 2012 Salem News - My View: State Must Maintain Support for Affordable Higher Education
Dec. 8, 2011 Bill Would Dismantle National Commitment to Job Training and Educational Assistance, Say Top House Democrats December 08, 2011
Dec. 8, 2011 Bill Would Dismantle National Commitment to Job Training and Educational Assistance, Say Top House Democrats
Nov. 1, 2011 Massachusetts Students Earn Top Scores on Nation's Report Card for Fourth Consecutive Exam YearMassachusetts Students Earn Top Scores on Nation's Report Card for Fourth Consecutive Exam Year
Aug. 30, 2011 Congressman John Tierney and Z Corporation Announce New Education Program Aimed at Skills Crisis
June 30, 2011 Legislation Championed by Tierney is Helping to Cut Student Loan Rates in Half and Increase the Transparency of Higher Education Costs
Feb. 8, 2011 Tierney Calls for Continued Support for Job Training at National Association of Workforce Board's Convention
Aug. 24, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Entire Ma Delegation: Massachusetts Wins Race To The Top Competition
Aug. 24, 2010 Governor Patrick, Congressional Delegation Announce Massachusetts Secures $250 Million in Race to the Top Funding
Aug. 10, 2010 Tierney Lauds Passage of Legislation to Save American Jobs, End Tax Incentives that Encourage Moving Jobs Offshore
Aug. 4, 2010 Green Jobs for Massachusetts: Tierney, Small Business Owners, Educators, Workforce Investment and Other Local Leaders Focus on Innovation and Investment in Emerging Industries
July 27, 2010 Kerry, MA Delegation: Massachusetts A Finalist In Second Phase Of Race To The Top Competition
June 8, 2010 Nanjing City, a Model for International Cooperation, Expanding Educational, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial Partnerships Between the United States and China in a Spirit of Global Cooperation
June 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Arne Duncan
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
Feb. 18, 2010 Tierney Focuses On College Affordability And Accessibility
Feb. 17, 2010 Governor Patrick, Congressman Tierney Mark One-Year Anniversary of Recovery Act with Visit to Reveal Imaging Technologies
July 23, 2009 Tierney Touts Landmark Student Aid Legislation
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The National Security Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - U.S. Contributions To The Response To Pakistan's Humanitarian Crisis: The Situation And The Stakes
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The House Education And Labor Committee - "Building On What Works At Charter School"
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee - "Increasing Student Aid Through Loan Reform"
May 20, 2009 Hearing of House Education and Labor Committee - The Obama Administration's Education Agenda
Jan. 29, 2009 Tierney Backs American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Jan. 7, 2009 Estimated Funding for School Districts Under the "American Recovery and Reinvestment" Bill
Nov. 10, 2008 Tierney E-Alert: Victory for Higher Education
Aug. 7, 2008 Tierney E-Alert: Student Loan Options
July 31, 2008 Tierney Hails Passage of Higher Education Act Reauthorization Bill
July 29, 2008 Tierney Statement on Reauthorization of Higher Education
Nov. 15, 2007 Tierney Fights for Accessible and Affordable Higher Education
Nov. 15, 2007 Tierney Fights for Accessible and Affordable Higher Education
June 21, 2007 The Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
June 9, 2007 Chairman Tierney's Opening Statement - Extremist Madrassas, Ghost Schools, and U.S. Aid to Pakistan: Are We Making the Grade on the 9/11 Commission R
May 2, 2007 Improving Head Start Act of 2007
July 28, 2006 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on S. 250, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006
April 26, 2006 Rule Providing for Consideration of Amendments to H.R. 609
Oct. 17, 2005 Online Town Hall Meeting
Sept. 27, 2005 Natural Disaster Student Aid Fairness Act
Sept. 22, 2005 School Readiness Act of 2005
July 22, 2005 Tierney Fights For Massachusetts Schools
June 24, 2005 Tierney Condemns Education Cuts
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