Budget and Appropriations
February 27, 2015
Letter from higher education association presidents to House and Senate budget committee leaders, urging Congress to repeal the 2013 sequestration cuts and give a high priority to higher education and research funding in the FY 2016 budget...
Higher Education Act
February 23, 2015
Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing legislation that would block some of the most controversial Department of Education regulations that impact colleges and universities.
February 18, 2015
Comments to the Department of Education on the framework released in December 2014 for the Obama administration's proposed Postsecondary Institution Ratings System.
Health Care Reform
February 10, 2015
Letter to Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) endorsing his bill to exempt full-time students from the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, which requires large employers—including colleges and universities—to offer health insurance plans to employees...
Law and the Courts
February 4, 2015
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding a case that could potentially overturn a 50-year-old patent decision.
February 2, 2015
The proposed rules will exacerbate existing challenges while undoing much of the progress made by states and institutions to improve program quality, note the groups signing the comments.
January 27, 2015
Letter to Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) strongly endorsing the American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015, which makes important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and Lifetime Learning Credit.
January 22, 2015
Letter to the Senate sponsors of the Immigration Innovation Act of 2015, expressing strong support for the bipartisan bill aimed at expanding the ability of high-skilled workers to live and work in the United States.
January 21, 2015
Letter to Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), endorsing his bill to increase the student loan interest deduction from $2,500 to $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for joint filers, along with other changes.
January 2, 2015
Comments to the Office of Management and Budget in response to the "Information Collection Request" on the estimates of cost burden on the Department of Education's proposed regulations for teacher preparation programs.