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Brian Schatz's Public Statements on Issue: Higher Education

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Protections
March 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elisabeth DeVos - Call on U.S. Department of Education to Explain Delay of Gainful Employment Rule
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to President Donald 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
Sept. 22, 2016 Schatz, Warren, and Durbin Introduce Bill to Reform Higher Education Accreditation and Strengthen Accountability for Students and Taxpayers
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 30, 2016 Senators Introduce Legislation to Restore Educational Opportunity for Incarcerated Americans
April 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John B. King, Secretary of U.S. Department of Education - Call to Hold College Accreditors Accountable, Protect Taxpayers
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
Jan. 21, 2016 Schatz, Senate Democrats, Joined by College Students & Advocates, Unveil New Legislative Package & #InTheRed Campaign for 2016 to Reduce Student Debt and put Country on Path Toward Debt-Free College
Nov. 4, 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016 -- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Nov. 4, 2015 Department Of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016--Motion To Proceed--Continued
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Save Perkins Loan Program
June 4, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process
May 15, 2015 Schatz, Murphy, Himes Annoiunce College Affordability and Innovation Act of 2015
April 21, 2015 Sens. Schatz, Schumer, Warren, & Reps. Grijalva, Ellison, Clark Introduce Resolutions to Support Student Access to Debt-Free College
April 21, 2015 Reps. Van Hollen, Grijalva, Ellison, Clark & Sens. Schatz, Schumer, Warren Introduce Resolutions to Support Student Access to Debt-Free College
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
March 18, 2015 Warren, Reed, Courtney Introduce Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act to Tackle Student Debt
March 18, 2015 Boxer Joins Warren, Colleagues to Introduce 'Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act' to Tackle Student Debt
March 5, 2015 Hawai"i Delegation Announces $1.4 Million for Kapi"olani Medical Center
Dec. 19, 2014 Murphy, Schatz Issue Statement on Department of Education's College Ratings System
July 9, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funds for UH Nursing Program
July 3, 2014 Schatz Announces Federal Funding for UH Research and Collaboration
June 25, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Continuing Oversight of Corinthian and Other For-Profit Schools
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 15, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Regarding Career Education Programs
May 6, 2014 Schatz Introduces Legislation with Warren to Make College More Affordable
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 6, 2014 "Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act" Would Allow Borrowers to Refinance Existing Student Loans at Today's Rates
April 28, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid
April 22, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses
Feb. 4, 2014 Schatz Calls $66 Billion in Government Profits from Student Loans Troubling
Jan. 29, 2014 Murphy, Schatz, Murray, Sanders Introduce College Affordability and Innovation Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Aug. 22, 2013 Schatz Statement on President Obama's College Affordability Plan
Aug. 9, 2013 Schatz Joins Obama in Oval Office for Student Loan Bill Signing
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan, Department of Education, Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Federal Trade Commission, and Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Student Loans
June 27, 2013 Schatz Acts to Stop Student Loan Rates From Doubling on July 1st
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