Congressman Tierney hosted several college presidents and dozens of other key leaders in the higher education community. As Congress is preparing to work on legislation reauthorizing the Higher Education Act later this year, Tierney wanted to convene this group to get their perspective on what should be done to make college more affordable and accessible in America.
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PEABODY, MA.- Today, Congressman John F. Tierney announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be obligating $289,080 in federal funding as part of the agency’s Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative.
WASHINGTON– As part of his continuing consumer protection efforts, Congressman John F. Tierney today introduced the Empowering States’ Rights to Protect Consumers Act, which would restore the ability of states to set limits on credit card and other consumer loan interest rates.
Washington, DC – The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation released statements today in response to the disaster relief funding breakdown announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which includes $32,847,955 for New England fishermen, and the Chamber of Commerce’s decision to waive the state 25% match requirement for states receiving disaster reli
Peabody, MA –Congressman John F. Tierney today announced $10 million in federal funds to rebuild the north jetty of the Merrimack River in Salisbury. The funds resulted from last year’s Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which Congressman Tierney supported.
Washington, D.C.- Immediately following the State of the Union in which President Obama addressed the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, Congressman John F. Tierney sent the following letter to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, calling for increased Congressional review of U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan.