As a former teacher and Head Start program director, I believe there is no better investment than in the education of our children, and I will always make this a top priority. I have focused legislative efforts on ensuring that students and teachers are not overly burdened by the costs of education, so that students can enter the workforce with low interest rates and without burdensome debt hanging over their heads.
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REGIONAL— Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan has joined forces with Sen. Bernie Sanders to introduce legislation that would make public colleges and universities in the U.S. tuition-free for families with an income under $125,000.
The bill would also make community colleges tuition-free for all income levels.
The federal TRIO Programs face budget cuts due to President Donald Trump’s “Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” proposal, which has some fearful for the future.
TRIO, which includes federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, consists of eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today introduced a House Resolution with his colleague, U.S. Rep.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today joined his colleagues in calling on leadership in the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations and the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Subcommittee to ensure that all available resources in the Pell Grant program are used to improve college access and affordability for low-income students.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan Tuesday applauded the passage of the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, legislation he championed as an original sponsor, a news release from his office said.
The legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, helping more Americans enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today applauded the passage of the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act, legislation that he championed as an original sponsor. The legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, helping more Americans enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.
As a current college student, I understand the importance of affordable college education. The debt many students acquire while paying exorbitant college tuition rates makes it difficult for them to buy homes, start families and get ahead in life. To ensure that Americans have access to affordable higher education, we need representatives in Washington who have concrete plans to address this problem.
U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., and Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., on Friday introduced the Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act. The bill would allow student loan borrowers who have been granted debt relief as a result of consistent repayment towards their student loan debt an exemption from being taxed on the amount forgiven, a release from Nolan's office said.