November 27, 2017
Letter from ACE President Ted Mitchell to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the endowment excise tax, referring Senate members to two articles discussing the fundamental flaws in the provision.
November 15, 2017
ACE President Ted Mitchell writes that the bill has the same problems it did when being marked up by the House Committee on Ways and Means, and offers to work with Congress on legislation that would not increase college costs or make a quality...
November 14, 2017
Letter from ACE and nearly 50 higher education associations to the Senate Committee on Finance regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1).
November 6, 2017
ACE and nearly 50 other higher education associations sent this letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) on the higher education provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1).
October 19, 2017
More than 800 college and university presidents and chancellors sent a letter to Congress urging them to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Budget and Appropriations
October 4, 2017
Letter from ACE and 19 other higher education associations to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on the FY 2018 budget resolution, expressing concern that provisions in the bill would unnecessarily cut funding to...
September 28, 2017
ACE President Ted Mitchell wrote to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke asking for a short extension of the filing deadline and fee waivers for those individuals covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...
September 27, 2017
Letter from ACE and 21 other higher education association to House and Senate leaders, urging them to bring the Perkins Loan Extension Act (H.R. 2482) to the floor for a vote this week. The program is set to expire on Sept. 30.
Health Care Reform
September 25, 2017
Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the healthcare legislation recently proposed by Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller and Johnson on behalf of ACE and about 20 other higher education associations.
September 20, 2017
The department’s call for comments was part of the Trump administration’s regulatory reform efforts outlined in the executive order issued February 24, 2017, that required all federal agencies to begin identifying regulations to eliminate.