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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Education

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
Date Title
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers
April 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Protections
March 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin and the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Education - Calling On Administration to Help Student Loan Borrowers Keep Payments Affordable
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget Director - Fund the Secure Rural Schools Program
Dec. 28, 2016 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Praise $1.2 Million Federal Grant for Douglas County and the City of Roseburg to Assist with UCC Recovery
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding
Sept. 30, 2016 Statement from Rep. Peter DeFazio Marking One Year Since the Events at Umpqua Community College
Sept. 29, 2016 Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces HIGHER ED Act to Make College More Affordable
Sept. 22, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker, US House of Representatives and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, US House of Representatives - Secure Rural Schools
July 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections
May 16, 2016 Merkley, Wyden and Defazio Announce Federal Funding to Help Umpqua Community College Recover From School Shooting
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education and Labor Pensions, John Kline, Chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Bobby Scott, Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce - Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Aug. 31, 2015 Issue Position: Education
June 4, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid
June 4, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process
May 1, 2015 Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service, and Neil Kornze, Bureau of Land Management - Speedy Release of County Payments, Details on Sequester Plans
April 14, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Applauds Senate Passage of Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon
March 26, 2015 Rep. DeFazio Praises Bill that Extends Secure Rural Schools Program in Oregon and Ensures Healthcare for Children & Seniors Nationwide
March 25, 2015 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Investing in Early Education
March 24, 2015 Reps. Huffman, Kilmer, DeFazio Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Renew Secure Rural Schools Program
March 24, 2015 Reps. Huffman, Kilmer, DeFazio Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Renew Secure Rural Schools Program
Feb. 18, 2015 DeFazio Applauds Federal Grant to Help Local Families
Jan. 13, 2015 Burgess, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Ensure Doctors Have Access to Educational Materials
Dec. 11, 2014 DeFazio Blasts 1,600-Page CROmnibus for its Giveaways to Wall Street and Wealthy Campaign Donors
Oct. 20, 2014 The Register-Guard - Few Sparks Fly This Time in Race for Congress
Oct. 20, 2014 The Register-Guard - Few Sparks Fly This Time in Race for Congress
Sept. 29, 2014 DeFazio Announces Federal Grants to Promote Local Arts Education
Sept. 29, 2014 DeFazio Applauds $2.4 Million Grant for Southwestern Oregon Community College
Sept. 24, 2014 DeFazio Applauds $18 Million Grant To Help Low-Income Oregonians Go to College
June 19, 2014 Congressman Bishop and Congressman DeFazio Introduce Landmark Legislation to Advance Education and Conservation
April 11, 2014 DeFazio Statement on Passage of Ryan Republican Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
Dec. 23, 2013 Sequestration Will Not Apply to Secure Rural Schools Money
July 31, 2013 Bipartisan Student Loan Act of 2013
May 23, 2013 DeFazio Rejects Republican Plan To More Than Double Student Loan Interest Rates
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 22, 2013 Letter to Rep. Hal Rogers, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Student Loans for Students Without HS Diploma or GED
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - High School Equivalency Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - High School Equivalency Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program Funding
April 17, 2013 Letter to Rep. Jack Kingston and Rep. Rosa DeLauro - Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program Funding
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients - Rural School Funding
March 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Tuition Assistance
Feb. 13, 2013 DeFazio Responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address
June 29, 2012 DeFazio Applauds Passage of Major Jobs Bill, County Payments Extension
June 27, 2012 Media Release: DeFazio Announces One-Year Extension of County Payments
May 30, 2012 Media Release: DeFazio Fights To Keep College Affordable
May 17, 2012 Reduce Student Loans
April 27, 2012 DeFazio Fights for Student and Public Health Funding
April 26, 2012 Let's Help the Students
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