March 21, 2013
Letter to House members expressing support for the final FY 2013 continuing resolution, which attempts to mitigate the harmful consequences of the sequestration’s across-the-board cuts to student aid and research programs.
Letter to the House in Support of the Final FY 2013 Continuing Resolution
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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.
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.