Earlier this week, CGS President Suzanne T. Ortega sent a letter to Congressional Appropriations Committee Members to urge their support for graduate education programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Specifically, the letter encourages bipartisan and bicameral support for graduate education programs during the upcoming mark-up of the FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Appropriations Committee bill. Read more.
House Adopts FY 2023 Budget Resolution
On June 8, the House of Representatives adopted a $1.6 trillion budget resolution which sets the spending cap for defense and non-defense discretionary programs. The adoption of this budget resolution effectively clears-the-way for House Appropriators to start moving the fiscal year 2023 appropriations bills through subcommittee and full-committee process. Read more.
Legislation Introduced to Reform Parent PLUS Loan Program
Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced a bill this week that proposes reform to the Parents PLUS Loan Fairness and Responsibility Act. Read more.
White House Names 2022 HBCU Scholars
Earlier today, the White House and U.S. Department of Education named the 2022 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Scholars. Read more.