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 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.
A statement by AAU President Mary Sue Coleman on Senate passage today of the FY17 continuing resolution, which includes significant funding for the National Institutes of Health pursuant to the 21st Century Cures Act.
AAU today stated its strong support for the restoration of the year-round Pell Grant for low-income families and additional funding for the NIH contained in the Senate FY17 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.