Higher Education Act
December 11, 2017
ACE and 36 other higher education associations sent a letter today to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it begins the process of reauthorizing the primary federal law governing higher education, last updated in 2008.
December 8, 2017
ACE and nearly 50 other higher education associations sent this letter to the Congressional tax reform conference committee ahead of its first meeting to produce unified legislation.
November 29, 2017
Letter expressing continued strong opposition to the provisions in the Senate bill that will make college more expensive and erode the financial stability of public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities.
November 28, 2017
Letter from ACE President Ted Mitchell urging the Senate to reject provisions in the House version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that repeal and make detrimental changes to important education tax benefits that help millions of students and their...
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...