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  • Kline Statement on Senate Democrats’ Inaction on Student Loan Interest Rates
    Jun 28, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement after the Senate adjourned without taking up legislation to address the July 1 student loan interest rate increase: I am stunned Senate Democrats left town without passing any legislation to prevent... More
  • Kline: Students Deserve Better
    Jun 22, 2013  - During today’s weekly Republican address, House Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) urged President Obama to demonstrate leadership in the student loan interest rate debate, and encouraged the Senate to take action on the long-term, market-based solution students and families need... More
  • Kline to Deliver Weekly Republican Address on Student Loan Interest Rate Debate
    Jun 21, 2013  - Tomorrow House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) will deliver the weekly Republican address. During the address, Chairman Kline will urge President Obama to demonstrate leadership in the student loan interest rate debate, and encourage the Senate to take action on the ... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline: It's Time for Presidential Leadership on Student Loans
    Jun 18, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today joined House Republican leaders at a press conference to discuss the urgent need for Senate action on a permanent fix to the student loan interest rate problem. The House has passed bipartisan legislation that will prevent ... More
  • VIDEO RELEASE: Kline Urges President to Lead on Student Loan Rates
    Jun 17, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) reaffirmed his commitment to finding a permanent fix to prevent new subsidized Stafford Loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st. In May, the House passed the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, legislation that mirrors Pres... More
  • Kline Calls for Compromise on Student Loan Rates
    Jun 12, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) has called on President Obama and Senate Democrats to work with congressional Republicans to negotiate a long-term solution to the student loan interest rate problem. During an interview posted on the Yahoo! Finance website earli... More
  • Kline, Foxx: Reckless Regulation Threatens Students, Schools, and Economy
    Jun 12, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s decision to continue pursuing the widely-panned ‘gainful employment... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Subcommittee to Discuss the Role of Accreditation in Quality Higher Education Programs
    Jun 11, 2013  - On Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing entitled, “Keeping College Within Reach: Discussing Program Quality Through Accreditation.” The hearing will take place in room 2175 of the Raybu... More
  • Kline Statement on Upcoming Senate Student Loan Votes
    Jun 5, 2013  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) issued the following statement on the Senate’s upcoming vote on student loan interest rate proposals: Last month the House approved legislation that prevents student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st and heeds the pre... More
  • Rokita: Smarter Solutions for Students Act is a Long-Term Solution
    Jun 4, 2013  - Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) today joined House Republican leaders at a press conference to discuss the Smarter Solutions for Students Act (H.R. 1911), legislation that will prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st... More
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