After years of spending caps that have held back federal higher education and research investments, President Biden’s discretionary budget outline charts a bold new course to a healthier, greener, more equitable, and more prosperous future for all Americans.
AAU issued a statement to thank House Appropriators for their efforts to increase funding for higher education and scientific research in the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Bill.
AAU applauds the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for proposing a much-needed $2 million increase in investment in the National Endowment for the Humanities.
AAU thanks Representative Stivers (R-OH) and Bill Foster (D-IL) for introducing the STRONGER Patents Act, bipartisan legislation that would effectively crack down on abuses of the U.S. patent system while taking steps to improve that system.
While we are pleased the Senate tax reform bill retains many of the student tax benefits the House was willing to eliminate, it still cuts too many programs that keep higher education accessible and affordable.
The Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, Association of University Technology Managers, and Council on Governmental Relations today released a statement supporting the introduction of the STRONGER Patents Act in the U.S. Senate.