Outreach to Congress and Administration

June 3, 2015
LSU President F. King Alexander's testimony to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (Read)  

June 3, 2015
Coalition letter to Secretary Duncan re: for-profit colleges (Read)

May 15, 2015
Coalition Letter on Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (Read)

May 14, 2015
Letter to House Ed and Workforce Committee and Higher Education Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members regarding the Campus Accountability and Safety Act CASA (Read

May 14, 2015
Letter to Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) regarding the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (Read)

May 14, 2015
Letter to Sens. McCaskill (D-MO) and Gillibrand (D-NY) regarding the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (Read)

May 14, 2015
Community comment letter on the IRS Cadillac Plan Tax Notice 2015-16 (Read

April 30, 2015
Community letter to Senate HELP Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on accreditation (Read)

April 27, 2015
Joint letter with APLU to HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on Data Transparency and Consumer Information (Read

April 24, 2015
Letter to Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) on Risk Sharing (Read)

April 24, 2015
Letter to HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on the Higher Education Accreditation Concepts and Proposals whitepaper (Read)

April 15, 2015
Joint Statement to Senate Finance Committee Working Group on Business Income Tax (Read

April 14, 2015
Coalition Comments to the Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Working Group on Individual Income Tax (Read)

April 13, 2015
AASCU Joint Statement to Senate re: Community Development & Infrastructure (Read)

March 24, 2015
Letter to Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (Read)

March 19, 2015
Student Aid Alliance letter re: FY16 House Budget Resolution (Read)

March 10, 2015
Student Aid Alliance letter to Chairs of House and Senate Appropriations Chairs (Read)

February 27, 2015
Coalition letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) re: Tax Credit Reform (Read)

February 18, 2015
Coalition letter to the U.S. Department of Education re: Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS (Read)

February 10, 2015
Coalition letter to Rep. Meadows re: Student Worker Exemption Act of 2015 (H.R. 210) (Read)

February 2, 2015
Coalition letter on Teacher Prep (Read)

January 27, 2015
Coalition letter to Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) re: American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 (Read)

January 2, 2015
Letter to OMB re: Proposed Rulemaking for Teacher Preparation Regulations (Read)


2014

December

December 30, 2014
Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities (TECSCU) Letter to the U.S. Department of Education, endorsed by AASCU (Read)

December 19, 2014
Coalition letter to President Obama, Secretary Arne Duncan, Secretary Jacob Lew, and White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz re: FAFSA Simplification (Read)

December 17, 2014
Coalition letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray re: Corinthian Colleges/ECMC deal (Read)

December 16, 2014
Coalition letter to the Department of Commerce Re: Census Information Collection (Read)

December 12, 2014
Coalition letter to the Senate on the Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIA) (Read)

December 10, 2014
Coalition letter on Permanent Extension of IRA Charitable Rollover (Read)


November

November 24, 2014
Letter to Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs on the Pell Grant (Read

November 17, 2014
Student Aid Alliance letter on Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations (Read)

November 17, 2014
Coalition statement re: Copyright Issues in Higher Education for the Visually Impaired (Read

November 3, 2014
Coalition letter to House and Senate Appropriations Leaders re: Education Investments in FY15 Budget (Read)


September

September 17, 2014
AASCU Letter to Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) endorsing the Fast Track to College Act (Read

September 15, 2014
Coalition comments to the Federal Communications Commission (Read

September 12, 2014
AASCU testimony on the Obama Administration's Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (PIRS) (Read)

September 5, 2014
AASCU Letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on sexual assault prevention legislation (Read

September 5, 2014
Coalition Letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on sexual assault prevention legislation (Read


August

August 29, 2014
Coalition Letter to Senator Harkin re: Higher Education Act Reauthorization (Read

August 29, 2014
AASCU letter to Senator Harkin re: Higher Education Act (Read

August 29, 2014
Higher Education Task Force on Teacher Preparation letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (Read

August 11, 2014
Coalition letter to Sens. Harkin (D-IA) and Durbin (D-IL) on international education (Read


July

July 18, 2014
Coalition comments to the FCC re: Net Neutrality (Read

July 17, 2014
Coalition letter expressing concerns about the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (Read

July 16, 2014
Coalition letter re: Extension of IRA Charitable Rollover (Read) (Legislation)

July 10, 2014
Coalition statement on Net Neutrality (Read

July 9, 2014
Coalition letter to House Education Chairman John Kline (R-MN) re: Higher Education Act bills (Read


June

June 24, 2014
Coalition Testimony on Higher Education and the Tax Code (Read)

June 20, 2014
AASCU letter to Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) on the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization (Read)

June 9, 2014
Coalition letter in support of Sen. Warren student loan proposal (Read


May

May 27, 2014
TICAS Coalition comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)

May 27, 2014
Coalition comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)

May 27, 2014
AASCU comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)


April

April 29, 2014
Coalition letter to Rep. Bishop (D-NY) expressing support for the Protecting Students from Automatic Default Act of 2014 (Read

April 28, 2014
Letter to Sen. Sanders (I-VT) regarding dual enrollment legislation ( Read

April 8, 2014
Student Aid Alliance letter opposing FY15 Budget Resolution ( Read

April 4, 2014
Letter to Rep. Camp re: Higher Education Provisions in Tax Reform Act of 2014 Discussion Draft ( Read)  

March 28, 2014
Coalition letter to House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee Leaders re: Extension of Expired Higher Education Tax Incentives (Read


February

February 28, 2014
Coalition letter to White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault (Read

February 27, 2014
Coalition letter to the IRS (Read

February 18, 2014
Coalition letter to House and Senate Appropriations Chairs re: 2015 Budget (Read

February 12, 2014
Coalition letter to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on immigration reform (Read

February 4, 2014
Coalition letter to President Obama Re: Gainful Employment (Read

January 16, 2014
AASCU's position on the Obama Administration's Proposed Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (Read)

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