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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Washington, DC – Today, members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, led by Congressman Bill Keating, sent a letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting a delay in the implementation of the Commonwealth’s new flood maps until they are amended to appropriately reflect the geographic region.
Washington, DC- Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement after the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the bipartisan budget agreement:
WASHINGTON- As part of his continuing consumer protection efforts, Congressman John F. Tierney joined with Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) today to introduce bipartisan legislation that would protect retirees, families and consumers from financial institutions that engage in risky investment transactions.
Washington, D.C.- Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement on the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela:
Washington, DC – Congressman John F. Tierney today announced the filing of a new proposal to help students and parents struggling with the skyrocketing cost of buying college textbooks. The Affordable College Textbook Act (H.R.
Washington, DC- Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on the latest plan by House Republicans to undermine the Affordable Care Act: