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.
Law and the Courts
October 2, 2015
Comments on the Department of Education’s August 18, 2015 draft Dear Colleague Letter to institutions of higher education regarding the handling of student medical records.
September 28, 2015
Letter to Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions urging them to extend the Perkins Loan Program, which is set to expire on Oct. 1.
Letter to Reps. Mike Bishop (R-MI) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) of the House Education and the Workforce Committee in support of their bill to extend the Perkins Loan Program through October 2016.
Labor and Employment
September 4, 2015
ACE joined CUPA-HR and 16 other higher education organizations in submitting comments to the Department of Labor's draft regulations governing exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative and...
July 17, 2015
To the leaders of the House and Senate finance committees, urging them to include extensions of the tuition deduction and the IRA Charitable Rollover in any tax extenders legislation to be enacted this year.
July 2, 2015
Comments submitted by ACE and nine higher education associations in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the cash management regulations issued under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, which are designed to ensure that students...
Budget and Appropriations
June 24, 2015
The letter outlines a number of problems with the bill, including cuts to critical campus-based aid programs like Federal Work-Study and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, and level funding for TRIO and GEAR UP.
June 23, 2015
Letter to House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers and Ranking Member Nita Lowey expressing support for the FY 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill passed by the subcommittee and...
Letter to Rep. Jim McDermott in support of the Student Loan Tax Debt Relief Act (H.R. 2429), which will ensure that federal student loan debt forgiven through the Income-Based Repayment and Income-Contingent Repayment programs is not taxed as income.