The Coalition for National Science Funding, which includes AAU, sent a letter urging the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to provide the highest possible FY23 302(b) allocation for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees.
The Coalition for Aerospace and Science sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies requesting at least $27.84 billion in funding for NASA in FY23, including $9 billion for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate.
The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter asking Congress to complete negotiations on fiscal year 2022 funding bills encouraging bicameral and bipartisan support to fund key investments in scientific and engineering research and development agencies.
AAU joined six other higher education associations in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting clear and comprehensive information on the department’s plans to resume student loan repayments on February 1, 2022.
AAU joined ACE and four other higher education organizations in sending a letter to Senate leadership expressing their concern and opposition to an amendment filed by Senator Rubio to S. 1260 the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021.
The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter to House and Senate appropriations leaders urging them to include increased investments for science and technology research and development in FY21 appropriations.
Thirty-one Nobel Laureates and Science Community Leaders including AAU President Mary Sue Coleman sent a letter to the President of the United States and Members of Congress to call attention to the harm done to American Science during the partial shutdown of the federal government.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman today wrote to House and Senate Appropriations leaders to applaud their efforts in securing increased higher education and research investments in FY19 and urge completion of the remaining FY19 appropriations bills after the midterm elections.
AAU and 19 other associations wrote to the Education Department to comment on the proposed final rule on borrower defenses to repayment. The letter outlines several concerns and says that as drafted, the proposed rule “would make asserting a successful claim functionally impossible.”