Press release: Bingaman talks education bills

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters several bills he has introduced aimed at reforming America’s public schools by both raising academic standards and helping students achieve them. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman061311m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman talks about several education bills he introduced last week.

02:25 – Bingaman talks about a hearing in the Energy Committee last week on a bill he introduced to direct the Department of Energy to develop innovative, low-cost nuclear reactors.

04:40 – Bingaman talks about the shortcomings of the No Child Left Behind law and about how it can be improved.

09:00 – Bingaman comments on different methods of regulating green house gases.

10:10 – Bingaman comments on President Obama’s troop drawdown plan for Afghanistan.