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June 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV) and Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) introduced the Earn to Learn Act, legislation to reduce student loan debt and make college more affordable. This bipartisan bill establishes a college matched-savings program that helps low income students, including adult learners, pay for tuition, books, fees, and other education-related expenses.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Susie Lee announced more than $200 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Nevada under the American Rescue Plan. Of this $200 million, more than $9 million will go to Nevada State College, which is in Nevada’s Third District, and more than $59 million will go to College of Southern Nevada, which has a campus in Henderson in Nevada’s Third District.

 

April 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03), alongside Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45), and Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), relaunched the College Affordability Caucus. The group spearheads policies that will drive down the sticker price of higher education. 

In relaunching the caucus, the three Congresswomen hosted a briefing with other members and Caitlin Zaloom, an expert on the financial challenges that students and families face trying to save for and afford college. 

February 19, 2021 Press Release

ICYMI: Rep. Susie Lee Hosts Facebook Live with Local Nevada Teachers to Discuss Black History Month

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February 3, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Lee, Sen. Van Hollen Introduce Keep Our PACT Act to Fully Fund Title I, Special Education

Bill is Supported by More Than 30 Education, Civil Rights, and Disability Rights Organizations

Keep Our PACT Act is First Bill Introduced by Rep. Lee in 117th Congress, as Rep. Lee Continues to Prioritize Public Education 

December 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Problem Solvers Caucus and a bipartisan group of senators announced a four-month bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief framework that will help American students, families, small businesses, workers, and health care providers during this crisis. The Problem Solvers Caucus, 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans, helped develop the bicameral package.

October 26, 2020 Press Release

Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) issued the following statement on the release of her 116th Congress “Term in Review” report, outlining her legislative and district accomplishments for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District: