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.
Budget and Appropriations
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.
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.
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...