A new blueprint for fighting opioid addiction from Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., would focus on youth prevention and recovery, and create a new task force to help children cope with trauma related to opioids.
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This isn't the first time Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken heat from Democrats for how she's handled the Every Student Succeeds Act.
October 25, 2017
Senators took a potshot at DeVos' boss, President Donald Trump, arguing that his remarks on Twitter have "normalized" bigotry, misogyny, and other forms of discrimination.
July 28, 2017
Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott told Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that her department's plan for phone calls prior to written feedback is problematic.
July 28, 2017
Should the overhaul effort catch fire once again, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., could play a key role in the process, competing for his committee's attention.
July 16, 2017
The U.S. secretary of education's handling of various civil rights issues has raised big concerns for Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., top Democrat on the Senate education committee.
April 14, 2017
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February 28, 2017
The top two Democrats on education in Congress want the education secretary to flesh out her announced plan to audit programs at the department and cut unnecessary ones.
January 31, 2017
Democrats tried a variety of tactics to attack DeVos' nomination, questioning her fitness for the job, her political background, and her ability to avoid conflicts of interest.
November 16, 2016
Murray took over as the committee's number one Democrat in 2015, after control of the Senate flipped to Republicans. She was am architect of the Every Student Succeeds Act.