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Niki Tsongas' Public Statements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Nicola 'Niki' S. Tsongas
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 10/16/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Ashley, Katina, Molly
Birth Date: 04/26/1946
Birth Place: Chico, CA
Home City: Lowell, MA
Date Title
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Sept. 13, 2012 Education
May 9, 2012 Kerry, Brown, Tierney, Olver, McGovern, Tsongas, Lynch Announce $20 Mil to Help Veterans, Students Succeed
May 24, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for Graduate Medical Education
Aug. 25, 2010 Governor Patrick Announced Highest Public School Funding Level in History Due to State-Federal Partnership
Aug. 24, 2010 Governor Patrick, Congressional Delegation Announce Massachusetts Secures $250 Million in Race to the Top Funding
Aug. 24, 2010 Kerry, Brown, Entire Ma Delegation: Massachusetts Wins Race To The Top Competition
Aug. 10, 2010 Tsongas votes to provide funding that will help prevent layoffs and cuts to essential services in Massachusetts
July 27, 2010 Kerry, MA Delegation: Massachusetts A Finalist In Second Phase Of Race To The Top Competition
July 2, 2010 Patrick-Murray Administration Joins UMass Lowell, Lowell Spinners to Urge Massachusetts Veterans to Use Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits
June 1, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Arne Duncan
July 24, 2009 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 11, 2009 Letter To Colleges In Massachusetts
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request on Military Personnel Overview
April 2, 2009 Tsongas Urges Support for Early Childhood Education in Budget Resolution
April 1, 2009 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010
March 18, 2009 Tsongas Urges Passage of Community Service Legislation
April 11, 2008 Congresswoman Tsongas Responds to District Needs; Releases Federal Funding Requests for Projects in the Fifth District
June 12, 2007 Tsongas Outlines Plans for Strengthening Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Provide Access to an Education that Equips Our People to Compete in a Global Economy
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