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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July 18, 2016
The full House Committee on Appropriations voted 31-19 July 14 to approve the FY 2017 spending bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which does not restore year-round Pell Grants.
July 08, 2016
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education has approved its spending bill for FY 2017. The bill does not restore year-round Pell Grants.
June 20, 2016
Quips and quotes on higher education.
June 08, 2016
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations subcommittee yesterday approved a $162 billion funding bill for FY 2017 that restores year-round Pell Grants and increases the maximum grant award from $5,815 to $5,935.
April 18, 2016
The groups sent a letter expressing strong opposition to any effort to take funds from the Pell Grant Program to use for other purposes in the FY 2017 Labor-HHS appropriations bills.