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Letter to Appropriations Committee Leaders on Student Aid and Research Funding for FY 2018

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Letter to Appropriations Committee Leaders on Student Aid and Research Funding for FY 2018

February 14, 2018

​Letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, asking them to prioritize student aid and research funding as they write the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill for FY 2018.

The budget agreement signed into law by President Trump Feb. 9 raises the overall funding caps for the next two fiscal years, providing the committees with the ability to address longstanding needs in these areas by increasing appropriations for programs such as Pell Grants and agencies such as the National Institutes of Health.​​

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