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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:
Washington, DC – Congressman John Tierney voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2014 Military Construction/VA Appropriations bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last evening. This spending bill funds certain military construction projects and operations and programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Billerica, MA – Congressman John Tierney today joined Community Teamwork, Inc, and local leaders and parents at a Billerica Head Start classroom set to close due to sequestration. Frustrated by the unwillingness of some in Congress to take reasonable steps to prevent these massive cuts, Congressman Tierney pledged to return to Washington and again urge his colleagues to take action.