Press Releases

July 08, 2021

Warren Statement on the End of PHEAA Servicing Contract With Education Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made the following statement regarding the end of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency's (PHEAA) contract with the U.S. Department of Education to service student loans:"Millions of loan borrowers can breathe a sigh of relief today knowing that their loans will no longer be managed by PHEAA, an organization that has robbed untold numbers of public servants of debt relief and was recently caught lying to … Continue Reading

July 08, 2021

Warren Asks SEC Chair Gensler About Risks Posed by Cryptocurrency Exchanges

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), chair of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy, sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler requesting information about the agency's authority to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges and protect consumers from risks posed by the highly volatile cryptocurrency market. While trading on cryptocurrency exchanges has gained popularity, … Continue Reading

July 06, 2021

Warren Joins Menendez, Padilla, Colleagues to Urge for a Decrease in Funding for Immigration Enforcement and Detention Operations in FY22

Washington, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), as well as a group of colleagues, in sending a letter to leaders of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Subcommittee on Homeland Security Committee on Appropriations requesting that they decrease funding levels for immigration enforcement and detention operations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. “As the … Continue Reading

July 06, 2021

Warren, Khanna Urge Defense Secretary to Review DoD's Significant Undercounting of Civilian Casualties

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), and Representative Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), a Member of the House Armed Services and Oversight and Reform Committees, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin, III, regarding the Department of Defense's (DoD) June 2021 "Annual Report on Civilian Casualties In Connection With United States Military Operations in 2020." In the letter, the lawmakers urge … Continue Reading

July 01, 2021

Warren, Casey Urge HHS, DOJ to Provide More Data on Conservatorships and Guardianships Authorized by States

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the federal government to improve oversight and provide more data on the nation's state-operated conservatorship and guardianship system. Troubling reporting on Britney Spears' conservatorship has highlighted longstanding gaps in the nation's guardianship … Continue Reading

June 30, 2021

Warren Urges CFTC to Investigate Google for Manipulation of Online Advertising Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter urging the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to investigate Google's "Project Bernanke" and other practices for abuse and manipulation of the online advertising market. In the letter, Senator Warren calls for the CFTC to consider online advertising as a commodity and accordingly launch its own investigation into whether Google has engaged in anti-competitive abuses in this market. "Court documents … Continue Reading

June 30, 2021

Warren Calls For a Broad and Meticulous FTC Review of Amazon's Acquisition of MGM Studios

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan calling for a "broad" and "meticulous" review of Amazon's acquisition of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) consistent with Section 7 of the Clayton Act, legislation that prohibits any acquisition whose effect "may be substantially to lessen competition, or to tend to create a monopoly" in "any line of commerce or in any activity affecting commerce." Without … Continue Reading

June 30, 2021

Warren, Markey, McGovern, Trahan Call Out Tenet's Corporate Greed During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives James P. McGovern (MA-02) and Lori Trahan (MA-03), sent a letter to Tenet Health (Tenet) Chief Executive Officer Ronald A. Rittenmeyer questioning the company's use of taxpayer funds, including federal CARES Act grants and loans, to enrich its executives and shareholders rather than meet the needs of its health care workers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue Reading

June 24, 2021

Warren, Cassidy Call for Hearing on New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Aduhelm

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), both members of the Senate Committee on Finance, called for a hearing to examine questions and challenges arising from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of Biogen’s Aduhelm, the first new drug approved to treat Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades. “This is a historic, watershed moment in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, but approval of the new product has … Continue Reading

June 24, 2021

Warren and Kennedy Call On PHEAA CEO To Address Concerns About False & Misleading Statements Made During Subcommittee Hearing on Student Loans

Bipartisan Request from Economic Policy Subcommittee Leaders Seeks CEO James Steeley's Appearance at New Hearing to Address Inaccurate Testimony Education Department Letter on PHEAA | Senators' Letter to PHEAA CEO | April 13, 2021 Subcommittee Hearing TranscriptWashington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) are requesting that James Steeley, the CEO of major student loan servicer, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), … Continue Reading

June 24, 2021

Senator Warren and Congresswoman Clarke Reintroduce Bill to Invest $100 Billion in Medical Research, Disease Prevention, Treatments at NIH and FDA

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, reintroduced the National Biomedical Research Act, a bill to provide the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with $100 billion in predictable, supplemental funding for biomedical research over the next 10 years. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Tammy … Continue Reading

June 24, 2021

Warren, Brown Urge CFPB to Protect Homeowners Exiting COVID-19 Related Forbearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Dave Uejio urging him to put in place better protections for the millions of homeowners who could unnecessarily lose their homes to foreclosure.“More than 2.1 million homeowners remain in mortgage forbearance and will exit forbearance in the coming months,” the senators wrote. “Servicers may be overwhelmed by the large … Continue Reading

June 23, 2021

ICYMI: Warren, Experts Agree Investment in Child Care Is Critical to Strong Economic Recovery

Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), chair of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy, held a hearing with experts on the role of child care in a post-pandemic recovery. During the hearing, Senator Warren continued her calls to treat child care as basic infrastructure and highlighted a letter she led yesterday with more than 100 Senate and House colleagues calling for at least $700 billion of … Continue Reading

June 23, 2021

At Hearing, Warren Highlights Need for Robust Investment in Child Care to Support Economic Recovery

Warren: "As we look ahead to our post-pandemic economy, child care is essential for helping parents get back to work."Event livestream hereWashington, D.C. - Today, chairing a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered remarks on the importance of robust investments in quality, affordable child care as the country looks ahead to a post-pandemic recovery. The hearing … Continue Reading

June 23, 2021

Senator Warren Introduces Judge Angel Kelley at her Nomination Hearing to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

Washington, DC - At today's Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Angel Kelley who has been nominated to serve on the United States District Court of Massachusetts. Judge Kelley was recommended to Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) as a top candidate for the federal judicial vacancy by the bipartisan Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial … Continue Reading

June 23, 2021

Warren, Schumer, Pressley, Courtney Lead Call On Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Representative Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) led their colleagues in a bicameral letter to President Biden calling on him to extend the pause on federal student loan payments until at least March 31, 2022."President Biden should cancel student debt, but in the meantime he should extend the payment pause so that borrowers aren't hurt," … Continue Reading

June 22, 2021

Warren, Clark, Wyden, Bonamici, Bowman, and More than 100 Colleagues Urge Leadership to Include $700B for Child Care in Infrastructure Package

Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), United States Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, along with Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), and more than 100 of their colleagues, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Speaker of … Continue Reading

June 21, 2021

Warren, Smith, Markey Call On Student Loan Servicers To Support Borrowers Before Repayments Resume

Letter to Edfinancial | Letter to Granite State | Letter to Navient | Letter to Nelnet Letter to OSLA | Letter to PHEAA | Letter to MOHELAWashington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) sent letters to the CEOs of all federal student loan servicers requesting information about the steps the companies are taking to transition millions of federal student loan borrowers back into repayments once the pause on … Continue Reading

June 17, 2021

Warren, Colleagues Question PhRMA's Lobbying Efforts to Block Policies That Would Lower Drug Costs for Millions of Americans

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) sent a letter to Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Chief Executive Officer Stephen Ubl requesting information on PhRMA's lobbying efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the implementation of key policies that would lower drug costs for millions of Americans-including the negotiation of prescription drug prices in … Continue Reading

June 16, 2021

Warren to Yellen: Our Tax Code Lets Billionaires Like Bezos Opt Out

Washington, DC - During today's Senate Finance Committee hearing, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) questioned Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the need for significant reforms in the U.S. tax code system. The exchange follows the recent ProPublica report which revealed that the richest Americans often paid little or no federal income taxes. Senator Warren also continued her calls for a wealth tax on people with fortunes greater than $50 million, which would provide at … Continue Reading

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