As the first member of my immediate family to graduate from college, I understand how important college affordability is to students. My year-round Pell Grant initiative was successfully signed into law, allowing North Country students to access Pell funding during the summer.
Overwhelming student loan payments are holding millions back from buying homes, starting families, and saving for retirement. I’ve worked with my colleagues to introduce legislation that provides graduates and our next generation of workers with a powerful tool to pay off student loans faster while starting their careers.
One issue I hear from businesses is their desire to find more employees who are not only technically proficient, but that can also think outside the box and possess creative and design skills. That is why I introduced an amendment to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act that integrates arts […]