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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On a partisan vote, Republicans on the House Education and the Workforce Committee today pushed through an ideological bill that doubles down on the across-the-board sequestration cuts to education programs and undermines the progress made in education for poor and minority children.
Washington, DC – After receiving a 100% lifetime score from the Alliance for Retired Americans, Congressman John Tierney today thanked the organization for recognizing his work to ensure the health and economic security of older Americans.
Washington, DC – Congressman John Tierney, the only Massachusetts Member on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, joined his Democratic colleagues today in an effort to force a vote in the House to prevent the doubling of the student loan interest rate. Congress has fewer than 10 legislative days to act and help 7 million students and families.
Washington, DC – Congressman John Tierney (D-MA) urged the Obama Administration to establish a Presidential Commission to address the VA disability claims backlog. Tierney signed a petition supporting this effort, which is gaining momentum in Congress and is being led by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the country’s largest non-profit organization for Iraq and Afghanistan veter
ICYMI: Late last week, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a new report confirming that the Medical Loss Ratio provision Congressman John Tierney wrote into the Affordable Care Act has not only provided Americans with more than $1 billion in rebate ch
Gloucester, MA – Today, Congressman John Tierney, who represents Gloucester, Massachusetts, released the following statement on the death of longtime journalist, Richard Gaines: