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Federal Deficit and National Investment Letters, Speeches, and Statements

03/16/2015
AAU Statement on the American Innovation Act [+]


03/16/2015
Close the Innovation Deficit Campaign Statement Commending Introduction of American Innovation Act [+]


12/17/2013
Higher Education Associations Urge Senate to Pass FY14 Budget Deal [+]


12/13/2013
Higher Education Associations Urge House to Pass FY14 Budget Deal [+]


12/11/2013
AAU Issues Statement on Bipartisan Budget Act [+]


12/04/2013
Task Force on American Innovation Urges End to Sequester [+]



12/04/2013
AIA-AAU-APLU Send Letters to the 50 Governors on Sequestration [+]


12/02/2013
AAU President's Remarks at Press Conference on Sequestration and the American Workforce [+]



11/15/2013
Business-Higher Education Forum Urges FY14 Budget Conferees to Eliminate Sequester [+]


11/08/2013
Senator Alexander: Finish the Job of Doubling Basic Research to Keep Americans' High Standard of Living [+]



11/04/2013
AAU, APLU Urge FY14 Budget Conferees to Help Close Innovation Deficit [+]


11/01/2013
Higher Education Associations Urge FY14 Budget Negotiators to Eliminate Sequester [+]



10/10/2013
Higher Education Community Issues Statement on Shutdown of the Federal Government [+]



03/11/2013
AAU, APLU Urge Senate Appropriators to Pass Omnibus FY13 Funding Bill, Not a CR [+]


02/28/2013
University of California System Urges Policymakers to Stop Sequester [+]


02/22/2013
Business-Higher Education Forum Urges Policymakers to Avoid Budget Sequester [+]



02/13/2013
Community Letter Details Dangers of Further Cuts to NIH Budget [+]


02/11/2013
AAU President's Remarks at Press Conference Urging Halt to Sequestration [+]



02/11/2013
Task Force on American Innovation Urges Policymakers to Stop Sequestration [+]



01/30/2013
AAU, APLU Urge Policymakers to Repeal the Budget Sequester [+]


12/03/2012
New York Universities Urge Congressional Delegation to Avoid Fiscal Cliff [+]


11/27/2012
University and Industry Leaders Urge Deficit Reduction Deal that Sustains Investments for the Future [+]


11/21/2012
AAU, APLU Resend Policymakers Letter on Fiscal Cliff from 150 University Presidents [+]


11/19/2012
ScienceWorksForUS Website Shows Devastating Impact of Sequester on Research [+]


10/02/2012
Task Force on American Innovation Urges Policymakers to Avoid Budget Sequester [+]


09/14/2012
AAU Statement on Administration Sequester Report [+]





07/11/2012
Press Release on University Leaders' Letter to Policymakers Urging Them to Avoid Sequester, Reach Balanced, Long-Term Budget Agreement [+]


07/11/2012
University Leaders from 50 States Urge Policymakers to Prevent Budget Sequester, Reach Balanced Long-Term Agreement [+]



11/02/2011
Organizations Urge Deficit Committee to Support Research Investments [+]


10/28/2011
ACS Urges Deficit Panel to Support Sustained Research Investments [+]



10/06/2011
Innovation Task Force Urges Deficit Reduction Committee to Keep Nation on an Innovation Path [+]


09/21/2011
AAU, APLU University Leaders Send Letter to Deficit Reduction Panel [+]


09/21/2011
AAU-APLU Universities Urge Fiscal Panel to Pursue Major Deficit Reduction [+]


09/06/2011
AAU, APLU Urge Priority for Research and Student Aid in FY13 Budget [+]



05/01/2011
Business, University, Association Leaders' Statement on the Federal Deficit [+]


04/04/2011
Associations Submit Comments on Administration's Innovation Strategy [+]


12/13/2010
Innovation Task Force Praises Commitment to Investment in Fiscal Commission Report [+]


12/01/2010
AAU Praises Bowles-Simpson Fiscal Report [+]


10/13/2010
Innovation Task Force Submits Statement to Fiscal Commission [+]


06/30/2010
AAU President Berdahl Testifies Before Fiscal Responsibility Commission [+]