March 26, 2010
A summary of H.R. 4872's impact on higher education, including 100 percent direct lending; Pell Grants; investment in HBCUs, HSIs and Tribal Colleges; income-based repayment; Perkins loans and others.
Education and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act
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October 23, 2017
The Senate voted 51-49 late on Oct. 19 to pass a budget resolution for FY 2018 after an hours-long marathon session on the Senate floor.
October 04, 2017
The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote tomorrow on its FY 2018 budget resolution, which is central to Republican efforts to advance tax reform legislation.
September 11, 2017
The Senate Appropriations Committee last week voted 29-2 to approve the FY 2018 spending bill for Labor-HHS-Education, which includes a $100 increase in the maximum Pell Grant award and substantial new funding for the National Institutes of Health.
July 21, 2017
The House Budget Committee voted along party lines late Wednesday night to approve a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018 that would require more than $200 billion in cuts to mandatory programs and set the path for a major overhaul of the tax code.
June 26, 2017
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins testified June 22 before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his agency’s FY 2018 budget, which the White House is proposing to cut by $7.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year.