July 7, 2014
Talking points on the Black-Davis Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 3393), approved by the House Ways and Means Committee on June 25, 2014.
Labor and Employment
July 3, 2014
Amicus brief submitted by ACE and four other higher education associations to the National Labor Relations Board in support of Northwestern in a case dealing with a regional director's decision to allow the university's football players to unionize.
Student Loans and Debt
July 1, 2014
This letter was sent to Rep. Rick Larsen in strong of H.R. 4643, the Bereaved Borrowers' Bill of Rights Act of 2014.
Law and the Courts
June 25, 2014
Letter from ACE President Molly Corbett Broad to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions in advance of the June 26 hearing, “Sexual Assault on Campus: Working to Ensure Student Safety.”
June 24, 2014
While H.R. 3393 takes several important steps forward to create a simpler, single tax credit, there are a number of provisions that are of great concern and therefore ACE does not support the measure.
June 9, 2014
Letter sent to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in support of the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act (S. 2432).
May 27, 2014
Response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2014, by the Education Department proposing draft gainful employment regulations that would exclude from Title IV federal financial aid eligibility programs...
May 22, 2014
Statement from the Innovation Alliance and six university associations, including ACE, thanking Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for pulling the the patent troll legislation (S. 1720) from his committee's agenda.
May 8, 2014
This letter from ACE President Molly Corbett Broad to John Kline, chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, was sent in advance of the May 8 hearing on the consequences of unionizing student athletes.
Testimony submitted by Thomas W. Ross, president of the University of North Carolina System, to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs for the May 8 hearing, "Defining and Improving Success for Student Veterans.