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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Higher Education

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Expand Pell Grant to Make College More Affordable
Dec. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary of the Department of Education - Fight to Support Students Defrauded by Globe University and Minnesota School of Business
Sept. 9, 2016 Klobuchar Urges Department of Veterans Affairs to Help Veterans Impacted by ITT Technical Institute Closure
Sept. 9, 2016 Letter to Secretary McDonald, Department of Veterans Affairs - Regarding the Closure of ITT Technical Institute and its Effect on G.I. Bill Benefits
May 4, 2016 Star Tribune - Klobuchar, Baldwin Push to Lower Student Debt
March 30, 2016 Star Tribune - Obama Economic Adviser Jason Furman Part of U Millennial Forum
March 10, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Students Debt Relief from Schools Engaged in Deceptive and Predatory Practices
March 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Protect Students From Deceptive Loans
Feb. 9, 2016 Udall, Heinrich Dedicate the Week of Feb. 7 as National Tribal Colleges & Universities Week
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Save Perkins Loan Program
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the US Senate and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the US Senate - Fight to Save Crucial Loan Program That Helps 10,000 Minnesota College Students
Oct. 27, 2015 With One Million More Student Borrowers Entering Repayment Next Month, Senate Democrats Hold Forum on College Affordability and the Student Debt Crisis
Sept. 9, 2015 Klobuchar, Franken Announce $5 Million to Support New Apprenticeship Partnerships Between Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and More Than 100 Local Businesses
Sept. 1, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Support for Grant Proposal for Next Generation Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Program
March 26, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education - Pell Grant Funding
Jan. 21, 2015 State of the Union Address
Jan. 20, 2015 Fergus Falls Journal - M State President Accompanying Sen. Klobuchar to State of the Union
Dec. 12, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Provide Information on Sexual Assault Investigations
Sept. 29, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers Announce More Than $17 Million to Support Job-Driven Training Programs at 14 Minnesota Community Colleges
June 10, 2014 Ahead of Key Vote, Klobuchar and Franken Announce That More Than 560,000 Minnesotans Would Benefit from New Student Loan Refinancing Bill
June 6, 2014 Klobuchar Continues Push for Action on Legislation to Make College More Affordable for All Students
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2014 Klobuchar: Students Deserve an Affordable Education
May 7, 2014 Student Loan Debt
May 2, 2014 MPR News - Klobuchar Wants More Money for Campus Sex-Assault Monitoring
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, & Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Families & Children
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Dec. 11, 2013 Klobuchar, Hoeven Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Spur Innovation and Competitiveness
Sept. 19, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken and Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Walz, Nolan Announce $20 Million to Help Minnesota Community & Technical Colleges
July 3, 2012 Minnesota Daily - Congress halts loan rate increase
June 29, 2012 Klobuchar: Legislation to Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling for 200,000 Minnesota Students Passes Senate, Heads to President's Desk to be Signed into Law
May 8, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
April 19, 2012 Klobuchar: 200,000 Minnesota Students Could See Their Student Loan Interest Rates Double Unless Congress Acts
Jan. 27, 2012 Alexandria Echo Press - Obama's Speech Strikes Chord with ATCC President
Jan. 19, 2012 Alexandria Echo Press - Two-Year Degree Can Fuel Economy
June 19, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Let's Extend Relief on Student Loan Interest for Service Members
Jan. 14, 2011 Alexandria Echo Press - Tech Tour Reveals Secrets to Job Growth
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
July 8, 2010 Klobuchar Highlights Role of Universities in Innovation
Oct. 1, 2008 MSNBC "Race For The White House With David Gregory" - Transcript
Jan. 30, 2008 Senator Klobuchar Statement on the State of the Union
Oct. 16, 2007 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, President
Sept. 7, 2007 Senator Klobuchar Votes in Support of College Cost Reduction Act
July 24, 2007 Senator Klobuchar Votes In Support of Higher Education Act
May 16, 2007 Hearing: Joint Economic Committee-"Are the Explosive Costs of Elder Care Hurting Family Finances and Business Competition?"
Oct. 25, 2006 Klobuchar Statement on College Cost Report
Aug. 29, 2006 Happeniongs in the 2006 Campaign
March 17, 2005 U.S. Senate Candidate Amy Klobuchar Announcement Speech
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