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.
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.
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.