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This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up covers the AAU/APLU letter urging repeal of the budget caps, our views on #patent reform--including a WSJ op-ed by two university presidents--introduction of a new COMPETES Act, and the higher education community's responses on certain tax reform proposals.


An AAU-APLU joint statement thanking the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade for holding a hearing on their draft TROL Act bill.


AAU and APLU ask congressional leaders and conferees on the FY16 budget resolution to repeal the current sequestration-level discretionary spending caps as they negotiate the final measure.

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