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, D.C.- Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement marking the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings:
WASHINGTON –Congressman John F. Tierney (D-Salem) today strongly opposed the House Republican Budget, authored by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI). The budget narrowly passed on a party-line vote of 219 to 205.
WASHINGTON— Today Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), senior Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, announced that Congressman John F. Tierney will assume the role of ranking member on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee for the remainder of the 113th Congress.
Washington, DC- Congressman John F. Tierney received the Humane Society of the United States’s Humane Advocate Award this week for his perfect score on the 2013 Humane Society Legislative Fund’s scorecard. Less than a quarter of all House members received a perfect score, and Tierney’s 100 percent rating was more than double the national average.
Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement following the introduction of the Ryan Republican budget in the House of Representatives:
Washington, DC- Congressman John F. Tierney today released the following statement upon President Obama’s signing of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370):