117th Congress
    January 25, 2021

    CGS Joins Letter in Support of the Dream Act (2/22/21)

    On February 22, CGS joined the higher education community on a letter to Senate leadership in support of the bipartisan Dream Act (S.264).


    CGS Endorses House and Senate RISE Act Reintroduction (2/9/21)

    On February 9, CGS sent letters to the House and Senate cosponsors of the bipartisan Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act, H.R.869/S.289, which would provide roughly $25 billion in additional support for the research enterprise in light of COVID-19.


    CGS Joins Letter  in Support of COVID-19 Relief for Higher Education Students and Institutions (2/8/21)

    On February 8, CGS joined a community letter to the leaders of the House Committee on Education and Labor in support of the $40 billion in emergency relief for institutions and students included in the FY21 budget resolution’s reconciliation instructions.


    CGS Joins Letter to Congress on Emergency Relief for Science and Research (1/27/21)

    On January 27, CGS joined the Coalition for National Science Funding on a letter requesting Congress include $3 billion in emergency relief funding for the National Science Foundation in future COVID-19 relief legislation.


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