Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California

Rep. Brownley Statement on Senate Confirmation of Betsy DeVos

Feb 7, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:

“I am deeply disappointed that the Senate has confirmed Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.  Despite the calls of millions of Americans who are worried about the future of our public education system on which our children rely, Senate Republicans have given this important job to someone who has no understanding of our education laws and policies.  I hope that all of you, who called in and spoke out, stay engaged.  I remain committed to ensuring every student receives the high-quality education that they deserve.  I hope you all will join me to continue fighting for that promise.”