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Mitch McConnell

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Congressional Record entries

Entry Title Date
Bank On Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act—Motion To Proceed September 18, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, it frequently happens when we head into a recess that we have to say a reluctant farewell to some member of the Senate family. So before I yield the floor, I wish to say a word of thanks to Jerry Linnell, who has been a fixture here for more than 3 decades as an official reporter of debates and for the past 15 years as a somewhat hidden fixture up on the fourth floor as the chief reporter."
Ukraine September 18, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Earlier we had an opportunity to hear from Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko. Ukraine is a friend of the United States and it has looked to the West to meet naked Russian aggression."
The Continuing Resolution September 18, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"On a different matter, today the Senate will consider House legislation to fund the government and address the threats of Ebola and ISIL."
Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act Of 2014 September 18, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Simply reserving the right to object, and obviously I am not going to object, I am very happy we could reauthorize this important piece of legislation. I have had an opportunity to get to know Debbie Smith pretty well, as Senator Cornyn and Senator Leahy have. We have met on several occasions."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions September 18, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, today I am proud to offer legislation that will make it easier for American families to pay for their child's higher education. This legislation is the Enhanced 529-Setting Aside for a Valuable Education, or Enhanced 529-SAVE, Act. This measure will make the 529 college savings plans more accessible to lower and middle-income families."

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