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Letter to Congress in Support of Changes to COVID-19 Loan Programs
8/6/2020Letter to Senate and House leadership in support of changes to the Small Business Administration, Paycheck Protection Program, and Main Street Lending Program in next COVID-19 relief package to make these programs more accessible to colleges and universities.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations
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Letters and Comments
Letter to Congress on Higher Education Needs in the Fifth COVID-19 Emergency Spending Bill
8/5/2020Letter to House and Senate leaders expressing the views of colleges and universities on what student and institutional aid provisions should be included in the fifth COVID-19 spending bill.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request for Continued Support for Research During the Pandemic
8/3/2020Letter to Congress, the Department of the Treasury, and the White House requesting emergency funding for scientific research in the next COVID-19 relief package under consideration.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Research; Research Funding
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary of the Higher Education Provisions in the HEALS Act
7/29/2020The emergency spending package released by Senate Republicans on July 27, 2020, is comprised of multiple bills known collectively as the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.
Topic(s):
Legislation; Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations
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Bill Summary
Talking Points on Additional Federal Emergency Assistance
7/27/2020Talking points for institutions on additional federal emergency assistance for students and higher education institutions.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations
Type:
Issue Brief
Letter to Senate on Effective Implementation of COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Funds
7/22/2020Letter to Senate leadership encouraging Congress to give careful consideration to ensure that any new initiatives in the next COVID-19 supplemental appropriations act are implemented effectively by the Department of Education.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Crisis Management; Financial Aid
Type:
Letters and Comments
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Allocations to Institutions Authorized by the CARES Act
7/21/2020The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid provides funding to institutions to provide emergency grants to students whose lives have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid
Type:
Bill Summary
Letter to Secretary Devos on Interim Final Rule in the CARES Act
7/2/2020Letter to Secretary Betsy Devos on the Interim Final Rule for establishing student eligibility for emergency grants under the CARES Act.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Student Loans; Regulation
Type:
Letters and Comments
Letter to HELP Committee on Reopening Costs for Institutions
7/2/2020Letter to HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray on reopening costs for institutions.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Campus Issues
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments on the Proposed Main Street Lending Program Nonprofit Facility
6/22/2020ACE and 53 other higher education associations submitted comments to the Federal Reserve on a dedicated program for nonprofits to access affordable loans to help mitigate the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis.
Topic(s):
Budget; Taxation and Finance
Type:
Letters and Comments
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