AAU sent a letter to Congress urging passage of final FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions important to our nation’s health, economic competitiveness, security, and crucial government-university research partnership.
United for Medical Research, of which AAU is a founding member, sent a letter urging OMB Acting Director Shalanda Young to include an increase of at least $3 billion to the base budget of the National Institutes of Health for FY23.
AAU joined letters led by ACE to thank the House for introducing two VA technical corrections bills. One letter is to Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL) and another letter is to Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. David Trone (D-MD), Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA).
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) is leading a “Dear Colleague” letter urging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to retain increases to the Pell Grant maximum and expanded Pell eligibility in reconciliation.
AAU joined 75 other higher education associations in sending a letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to “preserve critical investments in college affordability and college completion in the final Build Back Better package.”
AAU joined ACE and more than 20 other higher education organizations in a letter to House Education and Labor Committee leaders expressing appreciation for the committee’s draft reconciliation bill including substantial investments in students, educators, and institutions. These investments include…
On September 3, AAU joined nine other higher-education associations in sending a letter to House and Senate appropriators to urge them to repeal the taxability of Pell grants by incorporating the “Tax-Free Pell Grant Act” as part of their final FY2022 reconciliation agreement.