Budget and Appropriations
April 14, 2016
Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees expressing strong opposition to any effort to use funding taken from the Pell Grant program for any other purpose in the FY 2017 Labor-HHS appropriations bills.
April 11, 2016
Letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Department of Defense subcommittees, requesting continued support in FY 2017 for the critical funding for scientific research provided through DoD.
March 17, 2016
Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees requesting support for student aid and research programs for the upcoming fiscal year.
March 10, 2016
ACE and 13 other associations are requesting the IRS to delay implementation of new mandatory reporting requirements higher education institutions will have to include in a tax form issued to students.
Health Care Reform
December 21, 2015
Comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on the proposed 2017 Benefit and Payment Parameters, the annual rule through which it sets out Affordable Care Act policy for the coming years.
December 16, 2015
Letter to Senate HELP Committee leaders on behalf of 8 higher education associations to urge the consideration of legislation to extend the Federal Perkins Loan Program.
November 20, 2015
Letter to congressional leaders on behalf of 53 higher education organizations and 535 institutions in support a one-year extension of the Perkins Loan Program.
Labor and Employment
November 18, 2015
Comments to the Department of Homeland Security on its proposed rule for STEM Optional Practical Training.
November 13, 2015
Letter to House and Senate appropriations committee leaders urging them to prioritize higher education in the FY 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
November 4, 2015
Letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) in support of the tax provisions in the PARTNERSHIPS Act (S. 2191), which will make the tax code more effective in aiding students and families.