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 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.
Student Loans and Debt
April 30, 2014
This letter was sent to Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) in support of his bill to curb abuses in the private student lending market.
April 28, 2014
This letter to the former president was written in response to a section in his recent book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power, which discusses the response of higher education leaders to the problem of sexual assault on campus.
April 24, 2014
This letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs expresses support for the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), currently scheduled to expire this year.
April 4, 2014
Letter to Dave Camp (R-MI), chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, on the education provisions in the Tax Reform Act of 2014 discussion draft.
Law and the Courts
April 3, 2014
Sent as a followup to the March 14 meeting between the task force and the higher education community to discuss how best to ensure a safe, secure environment on campuses.
April 2, 2014
Letter from a coalition of higher education and other groups working on patent issues to Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) on the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013.