July 25, 2017
ACE and five other higher education associations sent this letter to Johnny Isakson (R-GA), chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-MT) in support of this comprehensive, bipartisan legislation. The House...
ACE and 32 other higher education associations are urging the Senate to approve the bipartisan Dream Act of 2017, which would allow a select group of talented young undocumented immigrants—commonly known as Dreamers—to earn lawful permanent...
July 20, 2017
ACE joined eight other associations in these comments to the Federal Communications Commission opposing efforts to roll back the Obama administration’s network neutrality rules.
July 19, 2017
This comprehensive, bipartisan legislation would strengthen and expand educational benefits for veterans and their families, while ensuring that veterans and family members are able to access those benefits for a longer time.
Budget and Appropriations
Letter to Appropriations Committee Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY) regarding the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations bill currently under consideration.
July 17, 2017
ACE joined 10 organizations in this letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly regarding suggestions that the administration is considering requiring international students to reapply for permission to stay in the United States...
Comments to the Senate Finance Committee discussing the tax provisions important to college students, families and institutions, as well as charitable giving tax incentives, particularly the itemized deduction for charitable giving.
July 14, 2017
Modeled after the Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success program, the bill would authorize a competitive grant program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to support the creation of veteran student centers on campus.
Health Care Reform
July 12, 2017
Comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to a request for information on reducing regulatory burdens imposed by the Affordable Care Act.
June 27, 2017
Letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) from ACE and 18 other higher education associations about the serious concerns the groups have with the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate...