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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Higher Education

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Discharge Federal Student Loans of Defrauded Students
Oct. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Senate Committee on Health, and the Hon. Patty Murray, Senate Committee on Health - Renew Career and Technical Education Programs
Oct. 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, and Ms. Candice Jackson - Clarify Confusing Sexual Assault Guidance for Schools
Oct. 5, 2017 Durbin, Franken Introduce Bill To Expand Public Service Loan Forgiveness To Adjunct Professors
Sept. 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Decision to Revoke Sexual Assault Guidance Makes It Harder for Victims and Survivors to Seek Justice
Sept. 26, 2017 Sen. Franken Fights to Bring Down College Costs by Expanding Access to Free Online Textbooks
Sept. 18, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Suspension of Rule to Protect Students from Extensive Debt They Cannot Repay
Sept. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Reserve Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
Sept. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Senators Urge Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Uphold Protections for Sexual Assault Survivors, Invest in Civil Rights Office
Sept. 13, 2017 Senator Franken Presses Measure to Help Minnesota's Foster and Homeless Youth Succeed in College
Sept. 12, 2017 Senator Franken and Representatives Davis and Krishnamoorthi Lead Effort to Help Foster and Homeless Youth Succeed in College
Sept. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Act on Student Loan Debt Relief Scams
Aug. 16, 2017 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measure to Ensure Minnesota National Guard and Reserve Members Can Access Full GI Benefits Becomes Law
Aug. 15, 2017 Letter to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA Commission to Combat Campus Sexual Violence - Democratic Senators Urge NCAA to Promote Campus Safety
Aug. 3, 2017 Sen. Franken Secures Bipartisan Win for Minnesota National Guard and Reserve Members Who Were Denied Education & Tuition Support After Being Deployed
July 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Delay in Potential Employment Information Disclosures for Career Training Programs
July 25, 2017 Grassley, Ernst, Franken Introduce Know Before You Owe Federal Student Loan Act of 2017
July 17, 2017 Franken, Klobuchar, Peterson Announce National Science Foundation Grant Awarded to Northland Community and Technical College to Advance Education and Training
July 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Congressmembers Call on Education Department to Help Struggling Student Loan Borrowers
June 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Stand Up For Students And Families, Reverse Delay Of Protections For Defrauded Students
June 13, 2017 Letter to Jeffrey Allen, Director of the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Students - Release of Data Sets to Minnesota State Education System
June 10, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers
May 26, 2017 Sen. Franken Continues Push to Ease The Financial Burden for Student Loan Borrowers
May 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member - Continue Support of the Federal Pell Grant Program
May 25, 2017 Whitehouse, Senators Reintroduce Legislation to Help Students Burdened by Debt
May 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Richard Shelby and Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for National Sea Grant College Program
May 17, 2017 Sens. Franken, Klobuchar Fight to Bring Relief to Millions of Debt-Saddled College Grads
April 26, 2017 Sen. Franken Pressures Dept. of Education to Reinstate Critical Student Loan Borrower Protections
April 13, 2017 Sen. Franken Reignites Bipartisan Effort to Help Students and Families in Minnesota Avoid Taking on Mountains of Education Debt
April 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - National Sea Grant College Program
March 24, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool
March 24, 2017 Sens. Peters, Cassidy, Boozman, Franken and Reps. Polis & Reed Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Make College More Affordable & Accesable
March 15, 2017 Duckworth and Franken Re-Introduce Bill to Train Illinoisans for Open, High-Skill Jobs
March 15, 2017 Sens. Franken, Capito, Klobuchar, Cornyn Press Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Mobilized National Guard and Reserve Troops Have Access to Same Benefits As Active Duty Troops
March 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elisabeth DeVos, Secretary of Education - Call on U.S. Department of Education to Explain Delay of Gainful Employment Rule
March 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Request for Hearing on Education Department Nominees
Feb. 28, 2017 Sen. Franken Spotlights Veterans: Hosts VFW State Commander Joe Mauricio at Tonight's Presidential Address and Helps Introduce New Bill to Strengthen Education Support for Minnesota Troops and Veterans
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Expand Pell Grant to Make College More Affordable
Feb. 7, 2017 Sen. Franken, Reps. Ellison & Paulsen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Homeless Students in Minnesota Access Housing
Feb. 6, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Expand Pell Grant To Make College More Affordable
Feb. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. 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. 30, 2016 CBS - Labor Secretary Tours U.S. Bank Stadium
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John King, Secretary, Department of Education - Regarding the Closure of ITT Tech and Associated Student Debt Relief Measures
Aug. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John B. King Jr., Secretary of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - More to Do to Further Strengthen Education Dept. Rule For Debt Relief in Higher Education
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Wyden, Senate Dems: VA Must Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Education
July 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice - Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
June 22, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John King, Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education - Close For-Profit College Loophole Impacting Servicemembers, Veterans and Taxpayers
June 16, 2016 New Proposal from Education Department Would Help Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers, Ban Forced Arbitration in College Enrollment Contracts
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