October 20, 2016
ACE and six higher education associations submitted this letter in support of comments filed by Internet2 and EDUCAUSE in the Federal Communications Commission’s Business Data Services proceeding.
Labor and Employment
September 27, 2016
Letter to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in support of a bill that would provide a six-month delay in implementing the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which more than doubles the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime salary...
August 1, 2016
Comments to the Department of Education from ACE and nine other higher education associations on proposed changes to the financial responsibility standards in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding student loan borrower defenses to...
May 19, 2016
Letter to Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) in support of the Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act, which would significantly strengthen and expand the Pell Grant Program.
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.
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.
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.