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March 8, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today testified on Capitol Hill as a public witness before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. McPherson urged the panel to approve funding that would restore the year-round Pell grant program and increase investments for biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health. The following are the prepared remarks McPherson submitted to complement his testimony before the subcommittee.
March 6, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s new executive order that temporarily prohibits the issuing of new visas to citizens of six countries.
January 28, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order that temporarily bans citizens of seven countries from entering the U.S.
January 25, 2017
Washington, DC - Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act.
December 16, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Senate approved the measure last week. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days.