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February 5, 2018
Washington, DC – With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program set to expire one month from today, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent congressional leaders a letter urging that they swiftly approve legislation to protect Dreamers.
January 19, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the potential federal government shutdown.
December 18, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today expressed concerns to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney about reports that OMB told officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that they should avoid using certain words and phrases in preparing Fiscal Year 2019 budget documents. McPherson’s letter seeks to gain clarity from OMB on the matter.
December 5, 2017
Washington, DC – As the House and Senate move toward a conference committee to reconcile differences in their versions of the tax legislation, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, Ranking Member Richard Neal, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden. The letter details key provisions public research universities believe should be protected in the final version of the legislation to help make college more accessible and affordable and to promote the nation’s economic prosperity.
December 1, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Higher Education Reform (PROSPER) Act, which would reauthorize the Higher Education Act.