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  • Pending Legislation

    May 23, 2013

    ACE Statement on Student Loan Interest Rate Bills

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step toward preventing the scheduled July 1 doubling of the interest rates that students will be charged to take out federal student loans. We are pleased that H.R.1911 creates momentum for...

  • January 31, 2013

    From Our President

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad discusses the increased federal support for student assistance—as well as the additional scrutiny and heightened willingness to regulate higher education that has come with it.

  • Tax Policy

    August 1, 2012

    Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Extend Expiring Tax Incentives

    ACE today sent a letter to the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees, urging Congress to pass extensions of expired and expiring higher education tax incentives.

  • College Costs

    December 1, 2011

    House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on College Costs

    Higher education leaders and experts on its cost and affordability testified yesterday before a House panel on what colleges and universities are currently doing—and what they can do—to make college more affordable for students and families.

  • Pending Legislation

    April 15, 2011

    House Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Reform Bill

    The House Judiciary Committee passed the America Invents Act (H.R. 1249) yesterday by a vote of 32-3, bringing the long-anticipated goal of reforming the nation's patent system one step closer.

  • Financial Aid

    February 14, 2011

    Student Aid Alliance Urges House to Oppose Drastic Student Aid Cuts in H.R. 1

    The Student Aid Alliance (SAA) today sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives asking them to oppose the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (H.R. 1), citing drastic cuts to student aid programs that will cause significant...