AAU and six other higher education organizations urged Congress to maintain it's historical commitment to student financial aid and medical research in FY18.
AAU sent a letter to party leadership thanking them for their efforts to reach an FY18 funding agreement that raises defense and non-defense discretionary spending caps, urging Congress to use the budget agreement to revitalize the government-university partnership, and encouraging a renewed focus on providing permanent legal status for DACA registrants and Dreamers.
Status of FY18 appropriations including House and Senate allocations for AAU's funding priorities.
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AAU statement encourages Congress to negotiate a bipartisan budget agreement that raises the Budget Control Act caps for FY18 and beyond to permit robust investment in research, and higher education programs.
The Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR), sent a letter urging Congress to begin negotiations on a bipartisan budget agreement to raise the discretionary budget caps.
AAU joins the Energy Sciences Coalition in a statement supporting bipartisan efforts to reauthorize ARPA-E at the Department of Energy.
AAU joined 19 other organizations in a letter sent to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi condemning H. Con. Res. 71, the budget resolution under consideration by the House of Representatives.
Department of Education Funding Table FY18
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The Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) wrote to the Senate Committee on Armed Services in support of the committee's focus on basic research in S.1519, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY18.