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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February 12, 2018
The $4.4 trillion plan, which includes his long-awaited infrastructure plan and funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, cuts entitlement programs by $1.7 trillion, including federal student aid programs and research funding.
January 22, 2018
In particular, we are gratified that the agreement to pass a temporary funding measure includes a commitment to bring the issue of the DACA policy and Dreamers to the floor.
Senate Democrats joined Republicans Monday to clear the way for the passage of a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 in exchange for a commitment to find a legislative solution for the young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.
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.