Budget and Appropriations
June 7, 2017
Letter from ACE and 33 other higher education associations to the leaders of the House and Senate budget and appropriations committees, asking them to maintain Congress’s “historic commitment” to student financial aid and scientific research as they...
May 18, 2017
ACE and five other higher education associations submitted these comments in response to the Notice of Information Collection Under OMB Emergency Review: Supplemental Questions for Visa Applications published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2017.
May 17, 2017
ACE and eight other higher education associations submitted these comments to the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on the Veterans Education Priority Enrollment Act of 2017 (S.764).
May 2, 2017
Letter from ACE and 36 other higher education associations to House and Senate leaders to express our strong support for passage of H.R. 244, the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, particularly provisions that restore year-round Pell...
Letter expressing concern with recent reports that some borrowers, despite providing the Education Department with the required information, will be unable to rely upon the department’s previous determinations of their eligibility under the Public...
April 14, 2017
ACE and 25 other higher education associations sent this letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos about the recent suspension of the IRS data retrieval tool that makes the student financial aid application process quicker and more accurate for...
April 5, 2017
Letter to congressional leaders encouraging them to finalize work on the FY 2017 appropriations process “in the most expedient and least disruptive way” and opposing the cuts to student aid and research proposed by the Trump administration.
March 30, 2017
Letter to the Office of Federal Financial Management on the 2017 Compliance Supplement Vett Draft. The letter provides input on the requirements proposed in the Department of Education’s Student Financial Assistance Cluster Special Tests and...
March 29, 2017
ACE sent this letter to Reps. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) in support of their bill to establish an independent commission to develop voluntary accessibility guidelines for postsecondary electronic instructional materials. The congressmen...
March 16, 2017
ACE and 38 other higher education groups sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders expressing strong support for restoring year-round Pell Grants in any spending bill they devise for the rest of FY 2017.