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  • Higher Education Extension Act of 2015


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    Representative Mike Bishop

    From: MI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-17

    BISHOP of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 3594) to extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes, with the...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-16

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that I be allowed to enter into a colloquy with Senators Ayotte, Baldwin, Casey, and Portman. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-16

    AYOTTE. Mr. President, I thank the Senator from Tennessee. The Perkins loan is a very important loan program to people in New Hampshire and to 5,000 students in New Hampshire who are current recipients. ...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-16

    BALDWIN. I thank the chairman for this colloquy and for the moment at which we have now arrived. Mr. President, I rise to speak about the Perkins Loan Program--a vital investment in students that has...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-16

    PORTMAN. Mr. President, I thank the Senator from Tennessee. I appreciate his work and help to ensure these kids are not going to be left in the lurch. There are kids in the State of Ohio who are expecting...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-16

    CASEY. Mr. President, I thank the chairman for his work in helping us get to this point today. It is an important moment at the end of an important year, and we are grateful for his leadership. Even...



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    Representative Mike Bishop

    From: MI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-28

    BISHOP of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 3594) to extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes. The Clerk read the title of...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise today in support of H.R. 3594, the Higher Education Extension Act, and I would like to thank my colleague, Mr. Bishop, as well as...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    BONAMICI. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I thank Congressman Bishop and Congressman Pocan for introducing H.R. 3594, the Higher Education Extension Act. I would also like to thank...



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    Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    From: CA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    DeSAULNIER. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleagues for this bipartisan effort, and I want to thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise today also in support of the Higher Education Extension Act. The Perkins...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I am very grateful to Mr. Bishop and to Mr. Messer and Mr. Pocan and all others who worked on this really important issue. Mr. Speaker,...



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    Representative Brenda L. Lawrence

    From: MI District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    LAWRENCE. Mr. Speaker, as we pass the Higher Education Extension Act of 2015, I would like to emphasize the importance of higher education in assisting our young people in building the knowledge and...



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    Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    From: TX District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-28

    HINOJOSA. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this bill, which would extend the Perkins Loan program for one year, so that students who have demonstrated exceptional financial need can complete their undergraduate...